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Mini Maglite Mount

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by sevyn_stars, May 30, 2009.

  1. May 30, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    sevyn_stars

    sevyn_stars [OP] ann margret

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    I was putting on my westin brush guard today, and thought I would mount my mini maglite in my console, in case I needed a quick light that is easily accessible. Very easy to do, just unscrew the six philips screws that are holding the bottom of the console lid, take it out, mark where you are going to screw in the clips, which I found on amazon.com for $5.14, mount it, and put it back together. I like it a lot, and it's probably the easiest mod to do. Let me know what you guys think.
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  2. May 30, 2009 at 7:04 PM
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    MUDFISH

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    nice... I'll add that to my "to do" list...
     
  3. May 30, 2009 at 10:52 PM
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    Simon2150

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    Nice placement!
     
  4. May 30, 2009 at 11:10 PM
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    Rangerpeterson

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    hmmm havent thought of that I might give it a try...
     
  5. May 30, 2009 at 11:14 PM
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    senor taco

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    X2
     
  6. May 30, 2009 at 11:16 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Nice! I should do this. Mine is just rolling around in there.
     
  7. May 31, 2009 at 5:41 AM
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    longbow

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    Slick idea, I like it.
    going to do it myself.........:)
     
  8. May 31, 2009 at 6:32 AM
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    Rocketball

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    A very cool idea.....
     
  9. May 31, 2009 at 6:55 AM
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    :thumbsup: I like it. Great idea!
     
  10. May 31, 2009 at 7:02 AM
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    Did you reinforce the mount on the side of the seat or is the plastic strong enough as is?
     
  11. May 31, 2009 at 8:22 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    wow, good idea mine's just rolling around too... never thought about keeping it there, awesome location.
     
  12. May 31, 2009 at 9:09 AM
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    Awesome:D
     
  13. May 31, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    No, the plastic is strong enough to hold it. I didn't even think about it until afterwards, but the console lid stays open with the maglite mounted. In other words, its not too heavy that it just closes on its own.

    Edit: Sorry, you were referring to the seat mount...No, the plastic is strong enough on that as well!
     
  14. May 31, 2009 at 9:17 AM
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    I like that thanks for posting it with pics :thumbsup:
     
  15. May 31, 2009 at 10:08 AM
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    Good idea... :thumbsup:
     
  16. May 31, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    Thanks, I bought the mounting brackets 4 months ago but hesitated to install them yet because I was afraid the plastic might bust without being reinforced. :rolleyes:
     
  17. May 31, 2009 at 6:23 PM
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    nice.. i'll be doing this this week.. rep for you!
     
  18. May 31, 2009 at 6:43 PM
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    LMFAO! It's so small and cute....:eek:
     
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    i like this! id say i'm gonna do it but i'm lazy so that would be a lie. BUT maybe someday when i'm not lazy i'll do this.. cause i like this.
     
  20. Jun 1, 2009 at 6:25 AM
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    I know you said you got the clips on Amazon, but I can't seem to find ones similar. Do you have a more accurate description or product name?

    Great job, btw. I'm doing it as soon as I can get the clips.
     
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