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Happy (early) Birthday to me :)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SCFirefighter, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Oct 11, 2010 at 11:24 AM
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    SCFirefighter

    SCFirefighter [OP] on idiot patrol ;)

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    My lovely wife ordered te OEM bed mat for my truck. It's great material and looks awesome. Now I have to decide how to make my front bedrings work.
    1)Cut the mat to expose them, or
    2) Screw the bolt through the mat, and expose the rings that way plus securing my bed mat against theft.

    Mm.. ok, #2 I guess.
     
  2. Oct 11, 2010 at 11:26 AM
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    Packman73

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    Cool, happy birthday (early;)).
     
  3. Oct 11, 2010 at 2:45 PM
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    DueNorth

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    I chose the first option. Cut slits in the mat to expose D rings. I'm not overly concerned about theft but i push my rings down against the mat and it can be quite hard lifting them back up.
    I got my camera out, gimme a sec and i'll snap a pic for ya!
     
  4. Oct 11, 2010 at 3:28 PM
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    DueNorth

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    Here`s how i secured;) my bed mat

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  5. Oct 11, 2010 at 3:30 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    After I installed my extra d-rings, I just cut out the sections in the bed mat to expose the rings. I think it came out looking great! Oh and happy bday!!! Hold on, when is your real bday?
     
  6. Oct 11, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    Incognito

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    Happy early Birthday! :)
     
  7. Oct 11, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    SCFirefighter

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    Tomorrow :) Not sure what to do with that day. Skip out work (I can do that), go to the shooting range, waste the whole day on the PS3 (Medal of Honor comes out tomorrow), or what.
    Maybe I'll spend some quality time with the truck and wash it :)

    ETA: Honestly, I wish I had somewhere to offroad for a while. Still to this day never done it.
     
  8. Oct 11, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    SCFirefighter

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    I forgot that all I have to do is cut slits for the bolts. Good pics, thanks!
    I was thinking I had to cut out a whole corner triangle to make room for them.

    Note: I don't have the rings in the middle of the bed, but that's a great idea too.
     
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