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mag lite mount mod

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by dud122, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    dud122

    dud122 [OP] rabble rabble rabble

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    hey guys

    i've read from a few 1st genners that they were having trouble finding room to mount their maglite in thier truck since we can't mount it on the door side of the drivers seat like the 2nd genners do.

    i don't have a bed box to put it in so i had to find a place to mount it in the cab this is what i came up with...

    i actually really like it

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    anyone else do this??
     
  2. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:46 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    thats a pretty good mounting spot.

    i mounted mine vertical, on the plastic pillar piece just above where the seat belt goes in at the bottom, in my double cab.
     
  3. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    dud122

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    my 2nd mod today was to vacuum it :D
     
  4. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    post a pic of that please
     
  5. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    pic comming up...........................
     
  6. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:48 PM
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    i was thinking of that but does your seat rub on it if you recline it or scoot it forward/back?
     
  7. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    i was wondering the same. thats why i asked him to post a pic
     
  8. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    i usually drive with my hand on the shifter so it will only be a few inches away if i need to "persuade" someone away from my window :D
     
  9. Mar 23, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    thats pretty clever
     
  10. Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 PM
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    not at all........completely outta the way. i can reach it easily too.
     
  12. Mar 23, 2009 at 4:16 PM
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    Where do you guys get the clips? I looked at Wally world could find them & would really like to do this since I never can find a flashlight or my bag where my pen flashlight is.... thank you :D
     
  13. Mar 23, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    i got the whole kit at sams for $20..................not sure if they have them now though....although they do run them from time to time. if you cant find these exact clips...........you can get a pair of quickfists from a hardware store. hey work really well.
     
  14. Mar 23, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    Thanks Will, Vermont, believe it or not, doesn't have a Sams club in the whole state & just got a lowes............ :eek::confused:

    Will look in the Ace hardware store :thumbsup
     
  15. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:29 PM
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    if you arent able to find any.....let me know, i'll hook you up with a set of them.:)
     
  16. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    looks good :thumbsup: thats where i have mine
     
  17. Mar 23, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    i have mine in the corner of the xtra cab..Does the job just as well also.
     
  18. Mar 24, 2009 at 11:02 AM
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    Get these instead of the plastic clips. Cost less, and will last forever. They are called Quickfist, from End of the Road Inc out of Nashville TN. Only $9. Highly recommend!!
     
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