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Design flaw in your Tacoma

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mar_ga_rita, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    mar_ga_rita

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    BUG SHIELD BULL BAR OFF-ROAD LIGHTS 4-RUNNER FOG LIGHT SWITCH K&N EYE OF THE TIGER ON THE BACK GLASS TONNEAU COVER
    Just wondering what yall think is the #1 design flaw for your Tacoma.... mine is I think the clock is in the wrong spot... cant see it sitting in the driver seat unless you move...
     
  2. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    That or the damned dash rattle.
     
  3. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    the damn clock has been my main gripe since i bought my truck!! damn goofy location!
     
  4. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    drifter379

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    Sun visors are too low. Maybe the whole roof line at the windshield. Im only 5'11 but if I have to put the visor down I have to duck to see where Im going.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    and thats the same problem i had with the 06 that i had before i got my 04(well......it wouldnt hold an alignment either).
     
  6. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    higherlux

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    when you have it out and have a drink in it and then move the seat up all the way it hits it and pushes it in half way
     
  7. Feb 17, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    WildcatRider

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    Bed light
     
  8. Feb 17, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    pittim

    pittim Play stupid games, win stupid prizes

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    my clock is hidden behind my cb mic :p


    One thing I wish the stock stereo had was an AUX in on the front. Tape adapter works, but there is a good bit of white noise that I think is due to using the tape adapter.
     
  9. Feb 17, 2009 at 8:17 PM
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    cole47

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    i agree i think the clock is the only thing....i love the taco :)
     
  10. Feb 17, 2009 at 8:20 PM
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    derekabraham

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    On the 2nd gen, its definitely the spare tire system.
     
  11. Feb 17, 2009 at 8:56 PM
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    MurderedComa

    MurderedComa Darth Maul

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    In front of passenger side dash rattle and clock placement are the only 2 so far.
    and the fact that i get 23 mpg really pisses me off too...:p
     
  12. Feb 17, 2009 at 8:58 PM
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    Jester243

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    Having a rear slider that I can't reach from the drivers seat.
     
  13. Feb 17, 2009 at 9:03 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    The rear view mirror, im 6'5 and still growing and i have to duck down to see past my rear view mirror while driving which sucks, itd be nice if toyota made the rear view mirror higher, everything else i love!!
     
  14. Feb 17, 2009 at 9:05 PM
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    bpiersma

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    Without a doubt, the number one most irritating design flaw to me is the...
    DASH RATTLE!
     
  15. Feb 17, 2009 at 9:43 PM
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    mar_ga_rita

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    Dont have this problem.... guess I have a longer reach.... other thing that bothers me is the bed liner rattles... drives me nutz... the tape adapter works great for me... no white noise...
     
  16. Feb 17, 2009 at 9:54 PM
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    rab89

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    dash rattle is easily fixable, use a rubber tube and push it tight in, FIXED. sucks to have to fix it but it works great!
    design flaw for mine is the push button 4x4, just not into the electronic stuff, mechanical is much better
     
  17. Feb 17, 2009 at 10:06 PM
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    I was amazed when I realized the truck did not come with a cargo light. This is damn near a necessity for anyone who uses their truck after dark. Needless to say, a REAL pain in the ass.

    Other than that, I have been more than pleased with my truck.
     
  18. Feb 17, 2009 at 10:11 PM
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    The fact that the tailgate isn't flush with the rest of the bed. There's that GAP there..??? Stupid.
     
  19. Feb 18, 2009 at 12:08 AM
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  20. Feb 18, 2009 at 12:47 AM
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