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Maglite Mod

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tarheelfan_08, May 3, 2010.

  1. May 3, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    tarheelfan_08

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    Hey guys, I am getting so excited about getting my new truck sometime this summer when I find the perfect one and the first thing I want to do is the MagLite mod. But I am not comfortable drilling holes in the seats of my new truck! Is there any other way to do this mod??
     
  2. May 3, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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  3. May 3, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    91Toyotabogger

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    i put mine in my toolbox but i didnt realize it was a mod...:D
     
  4. May 3, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    you could try velcro but I don't know how well that will hold up
     
  5. May 3, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    I will be getting a 2010 Double cab long bed! And I want to put it right on the seat so as soon as I open my door I can grab it!!!
     
  6. May 3, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    Center console mod... [​IMG]
     
  7. May 3, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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    How is that mod done??

    How is the light holding there??
     
  8. May 3, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    Na holes is not an option...I am just not comfortable with that!
     
  9. May 3, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    I put mine in the glove compartment:)
     
  10. May 3, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    Get a Surefire.

    Those are worth drilling holes in your truck for... :)
     
  11. May 3, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    There is two little clips screwed into the lid--Gott'em off ebay for $4. They make them for the larger maglites too. :D
     
  12. May 3, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    I just do not want to drill holes I want an alternative!
     
  13. May 3, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    Use self-tapping screws. No drilling required.
     
  14. May 3, 2010 at 8:07 PM
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    i know its not by the drivers side, but in my '09 i have a maglight holder (came stock) behind the single seat in the back.
     
  15. May 3, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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  16. May 3, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    I have been looking at Surefires - they cost a fortune. Are they worth it? Which one do you have?
     
  17. May 3, 2010 at 8:18 PM
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    x2 Buy a Surefire or Streamlight flashlight and you will be willing to drill those holes!
     
  18. May 3, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    Well which is better?
     
  19. May 3, 2010 at 8:48 PM
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    i like my stream light! also on my double cab i have a flash light holder behind the divers side rear seat. not a fast place to get it but it works. sounds like a custom mod is in order. you could make a bracket that bolts under one of the seat bolts then comes out and hugs tight to the seat, with that you could drill the bracket and put the mounts on that. with a system like that there is not damage to you truck. if i had time i could fab one up to show you.
     
  20. May 3, 2010 at 8:50 PM
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    Yea man, if you get the time then def show me...I am a bit confused!
     
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