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Garmin 60CSx Install in 05+ Tacoma

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by barlowrs, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Jul 25, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    Crom

    Crom Working on truck...

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    Hey Robert, how is your mount holding up?
     
  2. Jul 25, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    Good work. Your mods are always thoughtful and well executed.

    I am about to copy this with my Vista Hcx.
     
  3. Jul 25, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    Still holding up great. No issues at all.
     
  4. Sep 12, 2012 at 3:23 PM
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    I know I am reviving a very old thread but today I finally got around to doing it (THANK YOU ROBERT!). Instead of gluing the factory bolt into the ball mount I had a machine shop make a custom insert with the correct size and threads on each end. Cost me $50 bucks for the custom work but it is perfect and I had the guy make sure he kept measurements in case I needed more. I have a Garmin 3590 so I also had to buy a couple of different Ram Mount parts to make it work right. If anyone is interested in the parts list PM me.
     
  5. Apr 6, 2013 at 11:53 AM
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    Benson X ...and we're back!

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    got a 60CSx w/ RAM mounts + extras (maps, power leads, cables) on eBay for a steal.

    Mounted it similar to Robert's way, but used the RAM-B-367u mount (since it has a hole through it) with a M6 x 50mm bolt and some washers. I used the 2" arm, and seem to have pretty good range of movement, and it definitely doesn't get in the way.

    Here's a comparison shot of the shorter ball I used vs. the OP's

    MINE
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    OP's
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    Last edited: Apr 6, 2013
  6. Nov 16, 2013 at 12:15 AM
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    Gonna do this with my 1st Gen here shortly :spy:
     
  7. Sep 16, 2015 at 10:15 AM
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    gordi I talk a lot....

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