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How do I remove the trim piece below the A/C vent?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Magnus357, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Sep 10, 2010 at 6:27 AM
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    Magnus357

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    I'm trying to remove the trim piece below the driver's right side A/C vent (see picture) where the 4x4 controls normally go in vehicles so equipped. I plan to mount m iPhone dock to the trim piece and need to modify it so the cable can penetrate through. I don't want to break the damn thing though, so I figured I'd ask if anyone knew the exact process.

    Right now, I'm thinking I just need to pry it off from right below the A/C vent.

    Also, does anyone know the part number for this part? I've looked through several diagrams, but I can't find this specific part or even a higher level part number that would include it.

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  2. Sep 10, 2010 at 6:43 AM
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    chris4x4

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  4. Sep 10, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    That would work well too.
     
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    Thanks for the quick detailed answer. The video helped a lot as well.

    I'm still looking for the part number for the part as I like to have a spare prior to drilling into any stock trim.
     
  6. Sep 10, 2010 at 6:57 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Im not sure of the part number, but if you have a local junk yard, you may be able to get one from there. Also, A Toyota dealer should be able to pull it up on their comp.
    And Welcome to the site :)
     
  7. Sep 10, 2010 at 7:01 AM
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    I do need to stop by the dealer anyway to get them to replace that damn little air shock on the glove box. Stupid thing doesn't work.

    I just finished installing a Pioneer X910BT, which actually went very well thanks to information on this site. I still have to install my SWI-PS and my iPhone integration kit. Just waiting on parts now.

    Then comes time for some speakers.
     
  8. Sep 10, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    | EXTERIOR | Access Roll-up Tonneau Cover, Tailgate Hose Clamp Mod, Shortened OEM Antenna, DeeZee Bed Mat ---------------------------- | INTERIOR | Flyzeye V2W (Amber/White/Amber) Audio: Alpine CDA-117, PDX-5 (119Wx4+410W), Polk Audio MM6501 (F) & MM651 (R), JL Audio CP108LG-W3v3 (Sub), w/Monster, Rockford, & Streetwire cabling, Metra Dash Kit.
    Ha! Timing is everything. Just so happens I'm looking to replace both of mine... previous owner had a cell phone mount in one and a sat radio tuner in the other so they have screw holes in them. Anyways, for my double cab the P/N's are 55524-04030 & 55524-04020. I don't know which is right & left but the P/N is stamped on the inside. My local Toyo dealer wanted $27.50 each! I said, "no thank you". Ordered both of them from toyotapartszone.com for $12.14 ea + shipping. Hope this helps.
     
  9. Sep 10, 2010 at 8:05 AM
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    THANKS!

    55524-04020 is for the left panel and 55524-04030 is for the right. I'm glad that they can be bought for cheap too.
     
  10. Sep 10, 2010 at 8:14 AM
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  11. Sep 10, 2010 at 8:42 AM
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    Yep, I just checked @ lunch break.
     
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