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Engine Bay Bolt Holes

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pster, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:11 PM
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    Pster

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    Does anyone know what these bolt holes are for? There are two holes on each side of the engine bay directly opposite each other. (the pic shown are the holes on the driver's side) :confused:

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  2. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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  3. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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  4. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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  5. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    I thought I remember people saying the passenger side blank was occupied by the VCS of whatever the traction control crap is called.
     
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  6. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    My initial impression was that perhaps they were for an engine bay cross member since they are equal and opposite.
     
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  7. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    well aren't most of the items fastened on the side engine fastened by symmetrical mounting locations?
     
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  8. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    its used to mount the supercharger intercooler reservoir.
     
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    Im sure one of the more knowledgeable members here will drop in and shed some light on this.
     
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    It's the mounting location for the knuter valve.
     
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  11. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    Is this similar to a magnetic plasma flux inter-syntatic modulator?
     
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  13. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    It's for the phase plasma rifle in the 40 watt range.
     
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  14. Jun 12, 2009 at 1:41 PM
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    Damn....didn't know I could mount a woman's x-ray see through channel into my dash cam. Excellent dude!
     
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  16. Jun 12, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    Excellent, but this could not have been the original purpose? To attach an aftermarket supercharger?
     
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  18. Jun 12, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    could have been toyotas ploy for marketing?
     
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    I think I have stumped TW.
     
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  20. Jun 12, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    No one knows what these holes are for? :(
     
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