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how to remove 01-04 antenna base out of fender?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SRQ TACO, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. Jul 26, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    SRQ TACO

    SRQ TACO [OP] "You've Got Red on You"

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    I bought some fenders from a fellow member and the antenna part is all jacked up. I can't find a way to get the fucking thing off. Anybody have any input?
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  2. Jul 26, 2011 at 9:35 PM
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    UndefinedTaco I'll eat all your food.

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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Looks like it's a rivet type piece, maybe a puller? Dunno if puller will bite that though.


    Dremel it off? then use a punch to pound out other piece?

    Looks like it's a riveted joint though..

    I'd dremel the plastic top off partially (careful don't buzz the fenders), then inspect from there.


    Are those Micahs?

    If so...:(
    and if you lift your truck, I'm gonna shoot you.
     
  3. Jul 26, 2011 at 9:38 PM
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    Yeah there Micahs and get your gun loaded then... It looks like its supposed to unscrew but its all jerry rigged. Almost like it was glued at one point. Argg
     
  4. Jul 26, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    UndefinedTaco I'll eat all your food.

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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Ever heard of vice grips? ;)



    Don't worry got the G 21 locked and loaded...sight dialed onto your ballfro.


    edit: wtf ^
     
  5. Jul 26, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    Ive got vice grips just afraid of messing something up.
     
  6. Jul 26, 2011 at 9:44 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    What's there to mess up?

    Twist horizontally with the fender lol..
     
  7. Jul 26, 2011 at 10:09 PM
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    I got it out with a BFH! Luckily didnt dent the fender at all. Somebody jb welded it in there.
     
  8. Jul 26, 2011 at 10:18 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Smart one....smart one..


    Those would look better on my truck.

    Not on your white failboat lol :cool:
     
  9. Jul 26, 2011 at 10:29 PM
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    Going to be like this except the right front fenders lol!

    [​IMG]

    Also going to get some 30x9.5R15's and throw em under there.
     
  10. Jul 26, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
  11. Jul 26, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    Hater:cool: But seriously I had more fun when the truck was like that than I do now.
     
  12. Jul 26, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    Dammit, i just sepnt 20 minutes googling how to get this thing out. I really want to know now. It has to come off somehow, they sell the fender separate. It looks like you beat the hell out of it trying to get it off though.
     
  13. Jul 26, 2011 at 10:50 PM
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    I just figured it out. Cut the rubber piece off from the top, and there should be a nut underneath it. or you can maybe try and twist the black part off, it's a cap I believe.
     
  14. Jul 26, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    BFH FTW!
     
  16. Jul 27, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    i couldnt get mine out for my fiberglass fenders. so i just cut the wire and threw the whole fender in the trash. lol
     
  17. Jul 27, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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    Taco me elmo Here, Eat some paint. Drink some Bleach.

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    Glad you got it out, it looked pretty gnarly.
     
  18. Jul 27, 2011 at 6:19 PM
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    Dude that thing was a biatch! It was Jb welded at one point of its life. I am glad I finally got it out.
     
  19. Jul 27, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    There is a special tool for removing the locknut on the top the antenna mounts. That pic shows that it was shot; A cut off wheel would finish it off.
     
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