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Folding Headrests

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tactical Tacoma, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. Jun 8, 2012 at 12:44 PM
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    Tactical Tacoma

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    Sorry if this has been covered before...Just and FYI, the 2012's headrests fold. So if anyone with a 2005-2011 wants folding headrests just order the 2012 headrests. I know when I had a 2009, I hated that the headrest created horrible blind spots, but I hated to take them out because I needed them sometimes for passengers in the back. Well when I bought my 2012, to my surprise, I saw that the headrests on the taco now fold. There is a little lever on the side that engages the fold down function. Now I can see and leave the headrests on place. If I still had an 09 I would order the 12 headrests and put mine up for sell on CL, eBay and here. Here are a couple pics.

    Folded down
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    View from rear view mirror
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    Lever to fold them
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  2. Jun 8, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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    that is pretty cool.
     
  3. Jun 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
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    Yeah, saw those at the toyota dealership the other day, amazed it took them that long, any pricing on these?
     
  4. Jun 8, 2012 at 1:23 PM
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    rob1

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    I know what you mean about blind spots. I took them off about two yrs ago they are in my closet.:eek: My kids don't reach that high yet but thanks for posting this I like the folding down idea that Toyota finally came up with!!!:rolleyes:
     
  5. Jun 8, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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    yup, much easier to see when they are folded down.

    (ps OP, looks like you should get the IMMRYO mirror bracket)
     
  6. Jun 8, 2012 at 1:44 PM
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  7. Jun 8, 2012 at 2:48 PM
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    Having only ever driven a 2012 Tacoma, I can't even imagine people drive around with un-folded rear headrests. It is pretty amazing it took this long for that feature. I wonder how many people just take them out for visibility?
     
  8. Jun 8, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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    babytruck

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    2010 does too.

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  9. Jun 8, 2012 at 3:03 PM
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    Just installed it 5 mins ago, lol. Sending him a check tomorrow.

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  10. Jun 8, 2012 at 3:04 PM
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    Must have been AC only
     
  11. Jun 8, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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    My 05 dosent have headrests? I never looked either..
     
  12. Jun 8, 2012 at 3:35 PM
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    Have folded mine down since day 1, rear visibility much improved!
     
  13. Jun 8, 2012 at 3:38 PM
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    x2
     
  14. Jun 8, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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    Just remove the head rests when you fold the seats down. On the backside of the seat (that you sit on) there are little holes for the headrest shafts to slide in.
     
  15. Jun 9, 2012 at 5:57 AM
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    Anyone get pricing on these yet?
     
  16. Jun 9, 2012 at 6:19 AM
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    I removed mine on my 2011 DC, but I store them behind the rear passenger seats in the storage box in case I ever have people riding in the back. They all fit back there fairly nicely but still leave room for other smaller stuff if you use that area for other storage.

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  17. Jun 9, 2012 at 7:01 AM
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    Those headrests are a pain- drove me crazy, hated that they only folded down part way, the blind spots, etc. Took them out and I am so happy now...:):)
     
  18. Jun 9, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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    my girlfriends 12' fj has them also. just to easy for me to remove them out and throw them in the closet. dont have any use for them anyways.
     
  19. Jun 9, 2012 at 9:16 AM
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    I hate the ones in my 11 AC. WOuld love to have fold downs. Time to surf the net. I guess..
     
  20. Jun 11, 2012 at 1:47 PM
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    Yeah, maybe try going to dealership to get the part # for the folding ones, then look on www.TRDparts4u.com
     

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