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Hood struts

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by gusher, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. Dec 10, 2009 at 8:45 AM
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    gusher

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  2. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    spearhead

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  3. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:49 PM
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  4. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    yep, stick with the redline
     
  5. Dec 10, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    Raylo

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    Redline hood lifts look nice. Has anyone tried the Redline tailgate easy down? Also, does the tailgate easy down work for 09s? Redline web page has contradictory info... says 05-07 in two places and 05-09 in one place. I just had shoulder surgery so these things would certainly make my life easier until I heal up.
     
  6. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:18 PM
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    We had this same conversation when I set up the group buy for this a while back. It seemed that the EasyDown for the 09 Tacoma was creating interference with the lip of the bed. The 05-07 worked the best, but the 08+ were pretty much SOL without some mods.

    Anyone else remember this or have any experience?
     
  7. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:59 PM
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    subscribe. Thanks
     
  8. Dec 10, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    I have the redline struts ready to be installed but I dont have a damn rivet gun!
     
  9. Dec 10, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    I made it work and it's easy down as advertised but you have to put your shoulder into it to close the tailgate. It'll probably get worse with the cold weather settling in. I wouldn't recommend it.

    http://monarchrifle.com/dougs_tacoma.html
     
  10. Dec 10, 2009 at 5:23 PM
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  11. Dec 11, 2009 at 6:14 AM
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    Perfect time to get one!!
     
  13. Dec 11, 2009 at 8:15 AM
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    Buy a rivet gun from Sears that is where I got mine to do this install. Super easy it took my an 1.5 hrs. as I measure 10x, drank some beers, and cranked the tunes. LOL!
     
  14. Dec 11, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    an hour and a half!! DAMN! i think mine was done in 30-45 mins:eek:
     
  15. Dec 11, 2009 at 8:27 AM
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    But did you include beer and tunes time? :D
     
  16. Dec 11, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    NICE! i have been wanting to do this mod. Just put it on my x-mas list. ;)
     
  17. Dec 11, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    DITTO x2...go with a known product. I love mine, they work PERFECTLY.

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