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grey wire mod

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by 2003greenbean, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. Jun 9, 2010 at 8:07 PM
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    mortuusangelus

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    Which green Taco? Mine?

    If you mean mine.. then they're just a set that I picked up at Walmart. Helps keep the cloth seats clean.. though they don't fit so great.
     
  2. Jun 13, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    will this work on a 2010?
     
  3. Jun 13, 2010 at 12:33 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    welcome to tw.


    to answer your question....no. its a different deal altogether for the 2nd gens.....but it IS doable.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:44 PM
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    moto932

    moto932 What's the matter, Colonel Sandurz? CHICKEN?

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    did a quick search and found this thread. the instructions for the 2nd gen grey wire mod are in the third post. hope this helps!
     
  5. Jun 23, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    EL ROJO

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    hey guys a lil help please....ready to finish this mod that I started a while back, but didnt finish cuz I'm kinda color blind. Ok the issue is that my plug doesnt look like the one above. it has four on top and six on the bottom. Yes it is the 4wd computer plug. My lady found me the grey wire. Just wondering if any of you had the samething before i cut....03' TRD
     
  6. Jun 23, 2010 at 11:06 PM
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    EL ROJO

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    well I just went for and cut it.....worked perfect.
     
  7. Jun 28, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    17hmrtaco

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    i understand that prerunners have the lockers are able to engage with just the push of the button. i just dont understand y toyots would do the whole has to be in 4 low to engage the locker on 4wds, i see that some people say its toyota covering there ass but if this was the case y would they put them on the prerunners and make it posibe for them to be enabled by going under 5mph. could someone plz help me understand this. it just worries me that something will fry or something thanks
     
  8. Jul 4, 2010 at 6:23 AM
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    Mark Washington

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    I just have a true trac so I dont have this issue.
    So you guys might as well run welded diffs?
     
  9. Jul 4, 2010 at 6:39 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    no need to run welded diffs.....we can lock/unlock anytime with the grey wire mod.
     
  10. Jul 4, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    I just did the grey wire mod! The only issue I saw was there were a few different colored wires than the write up but the grey wire was still grey. My diff used to take forever to lock with a bunch of rocking back and forth, now it locks in like 2 seconds. Awesome...
     
  11. Aug 10, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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    so let me get this straight...All you gotta do is cut the number 8 ping(gray wire) and ground the end that comes out the connector and tape up the other end? This sounds to easy.
     
  12. Aug 11, 2010 at 2:06 PM
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    moto932

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    yup thats it. it's stupid simple.
     
  13. Aug 11, 2010 at 4:58 PM
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    mortuusangelus

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    Yup, stupid simple.. I love the KISS method.

    And it's damn fun.
     
  14. Aug 11, 2010 at 5:53 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    takes more time to get tools than it does to do the mod
     
  15. Aug 11, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    Tint , Deck Plate, debadged, Bil 5100's set @ 2.5 up front, Bil 5100 in the rear and AAL. Diff drop. B.A.M.F brake proportioning bracket.
    Ok I will def have to do this now. I'm always afraid of doing some wiring stuff cause I normally tear shit up....
     
  16. Aug 11, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

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    just be careful, take your time and dont cut the wire too close to the connector.
     
  17. Aug 11, 2010 at 8:51 PM
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    mortuusangelus

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    Yes, leave yourself enough wire on both sides so you can splice back together if ever needed. (i.e. selling it back to the dealer and you get paranoid.. lol)
     
  18. Aug 12, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now

    x10 to all the above, just did it in like about 15-20 mins. Now when i offroad with the pre runner guys they can't cry & bitch " uhhg , you have 4 wheel drive." :D:D


    Thanks Green Bean



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  19. Aug 15, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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    Done....It is almost scary that it really does take longer to round up the necessary tools to complete this "truck transforming" mod then it does to complete the mod itself.
     
  20. Aug 16, 2010 at 10:49 AM
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    I don't get it either... if a rear locker is okay to use in 2WD on a 2WD only truck, then why do they make it only work in 4-LOW on a 4WD truck? Perhaps to encourage you to use 4WD more when you need extra traction (lube the parts and all)? If you got 4WD, then use 4WD... I almost did this mod, until I came to the conclusion that I LIKE being in 4WD... and with TRAC and A-TRAC, I don't need the rear locker.

    (it is kind of cool to have more options, however!)

    Without the rear locker in H2 and H4, I still have 9 options for drive modes:

    2010 TRD OFF-ROAD 4WD with Hydraulic Brake Booster and 9 drive modes:
    1) 2WD: VSC and TRAC active, engine regulated ('Limited Slip Lite').
    2) 2WD: 'AUTO LSD' ('TRAC OFF MODE'). No engine regulation for 'strong' limited slip.
    3) 2WD: 'VSC OFF MODE' (TRAC is off for 'open differential').
    4) 4WD-Hi: VSC and TRAC active. No engine regulation for 'strong' limited slip.
    5) 4WD-Hi: 'VSC OFF MODE' (TRAC is off for 'open differentials').
    6) 4WD-Lo: VSC and TRAC are both off in L4 ('open differentials').
    7) 4WD-Lo: 'A-TRAC' on gives a 'locker-like, super strong' limited slip, front and rear.
    8) 4WD-Lo: Rear Differential Locked and open front differential (A-TRAC off).
    9) 4WD-Lo: RR DIFF LOCK + A-TRAC on, 3 MPH limit.
     
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