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Gas security cap: GHETTO !

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by stinky_truck, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Aug 2, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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    stinky_truck

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    :locked: I bought 2 strat key gas caps that were worthless!:mad: so i had to go back to my roots and ghetto rig my gas security cap :rolleyes:. try not to laugh to hard:D. i have a camper that encloses my ghetto rigging.
     
  2. Aug 2, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    AriZonaD54

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  4. Aug 2, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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  5. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    I get when he closes the fill door he can tighten the rope and no one can open it unless they loosen the rope.
     
  6. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    Haha... that's awesome!

    :laughing:
     
  7. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    KaoskrewPB

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    Lol.
    It took me a little while to figure out wtf is going on.
    He tied the rope from the gas door to the shackle in the bed of the truck. Ie to keep people from opening the gas door. As long as they don't realise the rope holding it closed in the bed.

    Very ghetto. I like :thumbsup:
     
  8. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    SManZ

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    Lol...ok. When gas prices go up again I'll bet there will be a slew of folks here with holes drilled in their plastic gas tanks :eek:
     
  9. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    AKTacoma

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    NICE!! Ghetto-riffic, but hell, it works right!
     
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    It works, don't knock it. When gas prices get high, trucks are a target because they typically hold more gas than a car and provide more coverage for hiding.
     
  11. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    Wow dude, you just gave me a really good idea. How many here would like to buy a locking version of this. I think i may be able to come up with a solenoid that would activate when the doors were locked, so would your gas door. This might be pretty straight forward. I will keep you all updated.
     
  12. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    Only be interested if the solenoid has a manual override for when it finally dies (or the battery's shot) and I need to add gas.


    OP - had any thoughts of upgrading to a steel cable with a carabiner on the bed shackle? :D
     
  13. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    wow, thanks for the laugh...
     
  14. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:14 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Props for creativity! Thats a good idea!
     
  15. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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  16. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    That's pretty cool!
     
  17. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    Need to hook that rope onto the valve of an air tank that operates a train horn :rofl:
     
  18. Aug 2, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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  19. Aug 2, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    This idea is a keeper! haha wouldnt that be awesome. and then one day, in an imaginary land, when you let someone borrow your Tacoma and they decide to be a pal and fill er up they get a surprise!
     
  20. Aug 2, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    OP: tautline hitch might be a better knot for the line. adjustable tension without having to untie it
     
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