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Does anyone use the cup holder/tray in the back of Xtra Cab...??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Werloc, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. Dec 3, 2009 at 9:26 AM
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    Werloc

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    Is it just me, or do you also think it's useless? I did use it once, but not as a drink holder. I flipped it up for more support for a large box I
    had in the back. Drinks though?
     
  2. Dec 3, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    Madjik_Man

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    Never for drinks, but for an extra storage platform like you said.

    In a couple of years, it'll be a platform used for our daughter's booster seat
     
  3. Dec 3, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    Well in my DC i use the back one because the front one sucks.
     
  4. Dec 3, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    Zork

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    I used it as a support for a carseat, It worked great. Gave the seat the extra base/support it needed. It did the trick for a while till my wife decided to get pregnant again. I have since upgraded to a 1st gen D-Cab, but I miss my 2K PreRunner.
     
  5. Dec 3, 2009 at 10:09 AM
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    Madjik_Man

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    You say that as if you and the event were mutually exclusive :p
     
  6. Dec 3, 2009 at 11:27 AM
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    pittim

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    I've used it once or twice. Normally when I'm going to be in my truck for awhile (like long trips or on the trails) and bring along 2 drinks. I keep my phone and mp3 player in one of the cup holders up front. Once I'm done with my first drink, just swap the bottles.
     
  7. Dec 3, 2009 at 11:40 AM
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    sachou

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    Seems like a pretty pointless feature that Toyota just randomly decided to throw in for the hell of it. Mine just rattles unless I have it deployed.

    I do like the underseat storage though...
     
  8. Dec 3, 2009 at 11:42 AM
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    It it great for the car seat! I love it.
     
  9. Dec 3, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    kroggy

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    It works great for the car seat, because that's what it was designed for. A car seat won't sit right unless you have it up, because the seat isn't deep enough for one without it. The pretty much just put two holes in it, so I could be used as a cup holder if someone wanted.

    FYI, no kids! And I don't remember why I know that.
     
  10. Dec 3, 2009 at 12:50 PM
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    I think we should rename it the "booster seat platform extension".
     
  11. Dec 3, 2009 at 5:33 PM
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    LOL, its about as useless as that piece of fucking plastic on our drivers seats huh Werloc ??? From what I've learned is that its for a car seat or some shit, I'm glad they have a use for it but I don't think my 31 year old daughter is going to stand for it .....:cool:
     
  12. Dec 3, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    It does get used for my grand daughters car seat....BUT we have put drinks( thermo-bottles) in it on our sno-shoe trips...shoes and accessories fit well in that X-tra cab space,leaving my tool box for "real toys"...:cool:


    S
     
  13. Dec 3, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    yep...that cupholder back there is completely useless, its just another thing to vaccum under when cleaning
     
  14. Dec 3, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    MTgirl

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    so useless i took mine out - it was rubbing a hole in the carpet back there. no to mention that the previous owner did have a soda back there at some point and spilled it. im still soaking up syrup when i shampoo out the truck. eww...
    they (previous owner) obviously didnt have much respect for the taco.
     
  15. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    I keep my change cup back there, to leave room for my cell phone and a drink up front. Gotta love the free coin counter at TD bank. However, it seems like a pointless last minute add on from toyota.
     
  16. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:12 PM
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    I 2nd that, I once used it for a few months as an extra support for my awkward and square speaker box, other than that no-it is pretty much pointless and irrelevant to be equipped there...
     
  17. Dec 4, 2009 at 12:28 AM
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    Wreckless_71

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    Yeah it's a Child's car-seat platform, you flip it up and the seat sits on it. As stated above...
     
  18. Dec 4, 2009 at 3:15 AM
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    Werloc

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    That's what the ashtray is for. I think I'm going to remove mine.
     
  19. Dec 4, 2009 at 5:53 AM
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    Blumpkinson

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    I have alot of change its a hell of alot easier to just bring a big cup full of change in then empty out the ashtray.
     
  20. Dec 4, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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    Werloc

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    Yeah, now that I think about it, I'm installing my CB where the ashtray is now.....Uh oh....:confused:
     
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