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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dalesrn, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. Dec 3, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    dalesrn

    dalesrn [OP] Tacoma TSS

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    Has anyone noticed that the front corners of their hood bounces a lot when they are driving about 70 mph on the interstate? I do have a hood protector and wonder if this adds to the problem. If anything, I would think it would help the bouncing.
     
  2. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:42 PM
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    HondaGM

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    mine is 09 dc with scoop,i notice when i hit bumps that the hood is flexing up and down by the windshield washers,havent looked but they should be some bump stops on both front corners of the hood that can be adjusted to tighten the hood up a bit.
     
  3. Dec 3, 2009 at 7:50 PM
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    TexasIslandBoy

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    yep i see my hood move around alot
     
  4. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Mine seems pretty darn solid.. dunno what to say maybe check the alignment and if there's any adjustment for the locked position?
     
  5. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    TexasIslandBoy

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    i would check it but dam its cold out
     
  6. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    dktaco

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    Mine hood doesn't bounce. Your adjustment may be off?
     
  7. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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    Snowmang

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    mines dialllled no bounce
     
  8. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:47 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    my hood is about to fly off when im on the highway...thats because its all dented and the under structure is messed up so its not holding the hood all together....
     
  9. Dec 3, 2009 at 8:56 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    Are the rubber stopper things adjustable? Maybe see if you can raise those a little to apply constant pressure?
     
  10. Dec 3, 2009 at 9:48 PM
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    yea i think you just have to twist the rubber stopers till they are tight up on the hood ill try it tomorrow if its not snowing
     
  11. Dec 3, 2009 at 9:49 PM
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    THXEY

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    ive never noticed my hood having any play at all
     
  12. Dec 3, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    Not my hood, but my side mirrors. They vibrate or wobble or whatever you want to call it at high speeds or windy conditions.
     
  13. Dec 3, 2009 at 10:28 PM
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    fatty ac1d

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    My hood bounces around a lot. Especially when I have a crosswind blowing at 45+ mph and I'm doing 65-70 mph then I meet a semi. Kansas is awesome.
     
  14. Dec 3, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    my hood moves a lot during highway driving, then again I have a fiberglass hood
     
  15. Dec 4, 2009 at 8:04 AM
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    dalesrn

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    I have noticed that the rubber stoppers are on the hood itself. I went ahead and loosened them so that they will apply more pressure to the truck. I hope this works.
     
  16. Dec 4, 2009 at 8:26 AM
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    SilverMac

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    Mine moves a bit on the highway (with the hood guard on)... Doesn't move when I take it off. I haven't tried adjusting the rubber stops, but I will now.
     
  17. Dec 4, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    Stillfly199

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    Ya, mine moves a little bit, nothing that worries me
     
  18. Dec 4, 2009 at 8:58 AM
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    SManZ

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    My entire hood seems solid but the sections on either side of the hood scoop flex in the wind a little. I can see the shimmer in the paint moving sometimes.
     
  19. Dec 4, 2009 at 10:17 AM
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    Viet2100

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    Yup, at 80+ mph my driver's side corner comes up a bit. Then again, it's a truck.
     
  20. Dec 4, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    Capita

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    Mine is solid. No bouncing at all even in the high winds we had all week
     
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