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Horrible wind noise!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by rex99, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Jun 8, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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    rex99

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    So the other day, while I was thinking of ways to save weight and improve my gas milage, I read that removing the windshield would shed about 40 lbs. So I did this, but now its really loud in the cabin for some reason. Anybody have any tips to help me out??
     
  2. Jun 8, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    krimson

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    I think there is a TSB for a windshield removal noise..
     
  3. Jun 8, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    elblako91

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  4. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    You could try covering the windshield opening with plywood :D

    Disclaimer: not responsible for any mayhem resulting from the above advice. :cool:
     
  5. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Run open exhaust, or a Flowmaster series 40
     
  6. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    satoshi mesh
     
  7. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:03 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

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    Ear muffs and a ton of hair gel. :thumbsup:
     
  8. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:03 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    But I bet you didnt hear any wind noise.
     
  9. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

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    I started to say that but the added weight of the equipment would negate the weight loss of the windshield. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Maybe find a fan that chirps......
     
  11. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:06 PM
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    take mine please
     
  12. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    Remove the front brake pads :notsure:
     
  13. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    Remove the back window. This will allow the air to flow freely through the cab. You'll also pick up 5 or 10 thousand hp.
     
  14. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    Whats a TSB?? :notsure:

    Whats a Satoshi?? :notsure:
     
  15. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    If you really want to quiet your ride down, then dump the chick in the passenger seat. :D
     
  16. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    saran wrap = light weight windshield. use ur heads here guys, seriously
     
  17. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    FearNothing321

    FearNothing321 You gonna eat that taco?

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    i think TSB stands for This Shit Breaks...
     
  18. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    chris4x4

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    DOH! Good idea!

    Another Good idea!!!
     
  19. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    I heard that plasti dip stuff is the greatest thing ever. Do you think I could make a windshield from it?
     
  20. Jun 8, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    *Loads plastidip thrower*
     
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