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Hood scoop Reflection

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by rmahoney2013, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:44 PM
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    rmahoney2013

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    I've noticed that whenever I'm driving straight into the sun my hood scoop reflects the sun right into my face even with the visor down! Is it just me or do other people have this dilemma too?
     
  2. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:45 PM
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    Pugga

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    Your truck is too clean, get a good coat of dirt on there and problem solved!

    I have that problem with my grille guard if the sun's just right. It's stainless steel and reflects well.
     
  3. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:46 PM
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  4. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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    memario1214

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  5. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:49 PM
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    I have that same problem. The previous owner put black vinyl on it. It made it look like a wal-mart scoop. I took it off and now I why he might of done that. I'm binded everyday on my way to work.
     
  6. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:50 PM
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    Pugga

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    How you guys like those fancy scoops now?? :brianr:
     
  7. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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  8. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:52 PM
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  9. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:52 PM
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    Never had a problem , maybe cause the sun is lower in the sky here

    Seeing over it is the big problem , I need a spotter to drive out of my driveway to go street racing in my looks only truck
     
  10. Jul 27, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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    I do :anonymous:
     
  11. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:01 PM
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    OP ,

    Get a BFH and perform the flattened hoodscoop mod , or await the " that's what you get for not getting a TRD Offroad with 9 drive modes " speech

    :locked:
     
  12. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    I have a glare too, but I'm a man so I don't have to bitch about it
     
  13. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:18 PM
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  14. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:18 PM
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    You should probably remove your hood... it will solve your issue. :cool:
     
  15. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:22 PM
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    this should stop the reflection...... [​IMG]
     
  16. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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  17. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:28 PM
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    I tried to beat if away but now I'm driving blind
     
  18. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:29 PM
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    have you ever........seen anything like that
     
  19. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:32 PM
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    all i saw was reflection then ass. whats going on?
     
  20. Jul 27, 2011 at 1:33 PM
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