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Mag mod rattle fix.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by sir1123, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. Dec 2, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    sir1123

    sir1123 [OP] Tacomas FTMFW!!!!

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    I just recently installed my maglight mod and the batteries in it are always rattling which drive me up a wall. This may have been thought of befor but i just tore a few cotton balls up took a cloths hanger and stuffed them on the sides of the battery. Works like a charm hope it helps.:)
     
  2. Dec 2, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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    My maglight's batteries dont rattle?
     
  3. Dec 2, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    mine do dont know why but if i shake it i rattles maybe that is a sign i need and alignment..lol ...
     
  4. Dec 2, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    how big is your mag?

    you would have some serious shaking going on...
     
  5. Dec 2, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    the 3 dcell LED and i was kidding about the balance thing....[​IMG]
     
  6. Dec 2, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    waohhhh Fancy mag you got their...

    This is a mod that i need to get around to doing...
     
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    Bass Pro Shop..Light and Mounts $32...the LED mag light is extreamly bright...just carry around some duct tape in case your headlights burn out and tape it to the hood it would work just as well
     
  8. Dec 3, 2010 at 1:19 AM
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    not sure i would mount mine on the door...id be too worried about it dropping out or something....

    id rather put mine where it wont be moving as much or out in the open
     
  9. Dec 3, 2010 at 3:06 AM
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    wrap your batteries with a few wraps of electrical tape...tightens them right up
     
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    trust me it wont drop those mounts are almost to tight it hard to get off
     
  11. Dec 3, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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    Good idea on the cotton balls. I have mine mounted on the B pillar just under the seat belt. Not the most convenient place while driving but I can get to it if I need to. I have a 4D maglite and the batteries rattle.
     
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