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Factory hitch bolt covers on bumper

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 8th sin, Jul 4, 2009.

  1. Jul 4, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    8th sin

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    I just installed an OEM hitch receiver on my 2nd gen. The bolts that go vertically through the bumper stick out too far for the factory caps to go back on. Do tow package truck have different covers?

    These are the two circles on either side of the center hole in the step pad on the rear bumper
     
  2. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:13 PM
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    yosh2000

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    yes, they are different. i installed an oem hitch as well, and have been meaning to get these covers...

    see part number for them here...item #51997B
     
  3. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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  4. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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    i gave you a OEM diagram, what more do you want....:rolleyes:
     
  5. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    Nice pic. I'd say the 51997B is crowned to except the taller bolt and the 52592 is flush for a non-hitch application.
     
  6. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    Yeah, you're missing these. I lost one. So did another TW member. So I gave him my other one. Haha. So now Im missing two.
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    :thumbsup:
     
  8. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:32 PM
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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    Where did it go Al? :D
     
  9. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:32 PM
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    There is no way these are worth $9.

    Just go without them.
     
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    Haha! I gave it to you. Did you lose it?
     
  11. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    I just received a genuine hitch from Toyota and the new caps were in with the hardware package.
    The keeper tabs are fragile...be careful snapping them in.
     
  12. Jul 4, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    they are $6 at trdparts4u.com...prices listed are list.
     
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    Nope. :D Still there!
     
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    I used a dremel and ground out the ring inside the cap, and they fit fine now. :cool:
     
  15. Jul 4, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    ^ good idea, thanks for the help man! i just might have to finish installing those bolts now!
     
  16. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:13 AM
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    Thanks for the help. I'll order a set next week.

    Also, how far out do those bolts come down on the bottom? Mine have a good inch sticking out past the nut, something I haven't noticed on tacos with the tow package.
     
  17. Jul 6, 2009 at 4:54 AM
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    I can't find them on trdparts4u. You have a link?
     
  18. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:19 AM
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    no link, part number is 51999-04030 per the first link i posted in this thread.
     
  19. Jul 6, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    got it, I was searching 51997B. thanks!
     
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