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DIY: My-Truck-Smells-Like-Ass Mod

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by JimBeam, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:16 AM
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    JimBeam

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    soo...my truck smells like ass...so here's my method for fixing this somewhat common (i hope) problem

    1. Gather tools - I have:
    a Microfiber towel
    Oakley ANSI safe sunglasses (safety first!)
    gloves (again...safety!)
    Kershaw Leek knife
    various pliers
    rubber mallet
    vitamin water XXX (the ONLY good flavor)
    spit bottle
    can of dip (required when working on a truck)
    I also have a mosquito candle thing to prevent me from being carried off by the aircraft sized skeeters here
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    2. Pack heat...dont wanna get robbed while i work
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    3. Decide on a scent - I went with Tropical Shower
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    4. Unlock Truck
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    5. Open Door - WHEW! stinks in here!
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    6. Crank Truck - necessary for safety...notice the gloves so i dont burn myself
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    7. Choose good rock station on XM - 48 Octane
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    8. Remove gloves - throw in a dip
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    9. VERY CAREFULLY! use knife to open package
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    10. Expose product
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    11. Using pliers - remove product
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    12. Place product in gloved hand - wrapped in microfiber towel will also work
    **This is very important because you dont want the scent to transfer to your hands - unless of course you performed a dirty sanchez with your boyfriend last night...then you may want the scent on your fingers**
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    13. Locate vents for placement - there are 4 in the 01-04 Tacoma
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    14. Using pliers and gloves...clip product onto vents
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    15. You may have trouble getting them all the way into the vents...using a rubber mallet CAREFULLY pop them in
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    16. INSTALLED!
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    17.Go to large trashcan
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    18. Dispose of packaging
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    19. Enjoy fresh scent in truck
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    Now then...questions
    1. Will i need to have my vents aligned now?

    2. Will this size rub when i turn on my a/c?

    3. How much will this improve my MPG?

    4. Will this add any HP?

    5. Will it affect my warranty?

    6. Will i need to regear my a/c?
     
  2. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:20 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Do you need an alignment after this install?
     
  3. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    TacoMOnster07

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    That was two funny!
     
  4. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:23 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    On a side note....Do you chew on your steering wheel when you drive?
     
  5. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:24 AM
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    JimBeam

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    sometimes :p
     
  6. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:25 AM
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    i think you dont. the air will blow a little to the left but that can easily be adjusted with the left and right air flow directional knob:anonymous:
     
  7. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:25 AM
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    awesome

    have you done this mod?
     
  8. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:28 AM
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    nice birkenstocks :)
     
  9. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:31 AM
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    I have done a similar mod, but it involved, a vacuum, surface/glass cleaner and febreeze.
    Nice work!
     
  10. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:31 AM
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    Good eye! I didn't notice the lesbian shoes!
     
  11. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:36 AM
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    Good write up... but I think there's a little more involved than just using air freshner...
     
  12. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    I have read that you need a slide hammer to remove these if you used the rubber mallet install method, is this true? Will the rubber mallet install also work on the 09 or do I have to use the 20 pound drilling hammer Toyota recommends?
     
  13. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:54 AM
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    Anybody notice that the very last pic is the same as an earlier one...the after install has no deassitizers! :eek: (step 5 and step 19 are the same picture!!!)
     
  14. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    To liberal use of the rubber mallet?
     
  15. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    Is there going to be a follow up "My-ass-smells-like-my-truck" D.I.Y.?
     
  16. Jun 14, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  17. Jun 14, 2009 at 12:01 PM
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    tiger, im quite sure this is the most handicapped thread I'd ever seen! but funny as shit nice one!
     
  18. Jun 14, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    I am gathering the supplies to complete this mod tonight.

    I have never chewed tobacco before, should I practice before I start this mod?
     
  19. Jun 14, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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  20. Jun 14, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    yeah maybe a few good practice runs, before the real deal. DO NOT swallow the juice and if you do video tape what happens later!
     
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