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Cheap/Free Mods

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by piercedtiger, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. Oct 1, 2013 at 8:16 AM
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    REDTRD

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  2. Oct 1, 2013 at 10:09 AM
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    Thanks I'm pretty proud of the outcome and how well its holding up so far.
     
  3. Oct 2, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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    yota243

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] cut it to size, took the cover off and 5 screws holding the inside top cover out and undid the hinge. pulled it tight and connected it with 5 screws that were removed. minimal sewing required to tie up loose ends inside.
     
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  4. Oct 22, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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  5. Oct 22, 2013 at 4:36 PM
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  6. Oct 23, 2013 at 4:43 PM
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    Hey would anyone happen to have info on how to bypass the navi so you can enter address while vehicle is in motion
     
  7. Oct 23, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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    keninsb

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    I was wondering the same thing myself!
     
  8. Oct 23, 2013 at 8:46 PM
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    On aftermarket radios, usualy means grounding out the green parking brake wire from the radio, with or without a relay. Could be similar for factory nav if you can find which wire it is.
     
  9. Oct 23, 2013 at 10:49 PM
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  10. Oct 24, 2013 at 10:11 AM
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    Hmm haha sounds good i heard about grounding a wire too but not sure which also anyone have the thread on how to take off the cover around the radio i dont want to break it
     
  11. Oct 28, 2013 at 4:35 PM
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    I took out my locking motor made sure it was free, all but worm gear would turn actually looked new inside placed diff in lock position as stated in manual put back together lock is showing on dash even in 2 wheel drive also abs light is on will not unlock any help ???
     
  12. Oct 30, 2013 at 10:45 AM
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    Do you mind putting up some more pictures of how you did this? I think I understand but want to make sure. So you just stretch the fabric around the top and screw through it with the screws to hold it in place?
     
  13. Oct 30, 2013 at 10:55 AM
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    All i know is that i just put an after market dvd receiver in mine and i spliced the green parking brake wire to the black ground wire (like replica9000 said) when installing it and it allows me to watch video when im in motion now. Otherwise id have to have the parking brake on to watch video. Id imagine its the same as that, the trick would just be figuring out which wire. Is it the stock headunit or aftermarket?
     
  14. Nov 2, 2013 at 11:29 AM
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    [​IMG]
    [​IMG] this is a pic of the cover that I took off(if u could reattach it after u got the leather in place it would look neater) an a pic of mine without said inside cover and pointing out one of the 5 screws that hold it on. I don't know what other info I could give u but if u need anymore help u can write here or pm.



    ps its prolly easier if u remove the hinge(4 screws at bottom center), that's what I did anyway
     
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  15. Nov 2, 2013 at 11:29 AM
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    The "Foglights on anytime" mod disabled the DRL mod. Is there a way to have both work together?
     
  16. Nov 2, 2013 at 12:19 PM
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    It was simply a hand brake issue - both DRL and Fog Lights do work.
     
  17. Nov 6, 2013 at 1:05 PM
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    I am new and am very impressed with the information shared on this forum. I just purchased a 2013 regular cab tacoma and am wondering if the wiper modification provided on this forum will work for this newer model. Hoping so.
     
  18. Nov 6, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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    aw10tacoma

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    if your talking about changing the two speed wiper stick to the intermitted one it worked for me on my 2011
     
  19. Nov 6, 2013 at 6:32 PM
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    My 2013 Taco LTD came with that wiper switch (mist, off, low, inter, high) so I am sure it would work.
    Ken
     
  20. Nov 7, 2013 at 7:29 AM
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    vandeveer

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    Can you confirm for me that there is nothing different about the motor that drives the wipers when comparing the upgraded intermittent switch function versus the basic one I have now? As I read the information the motor is the same and everything providing intermittent function is in the switch. I called a local Toyota Dealer today about the availability of the part and cost and he was questioning whether the motors were different.
     
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