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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by magixfinger, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Sep 13, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    magixfinger

    magixfinger [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Tail gate mod | shorty antena mod | K&N drop in filter
    Hi guys, after month and month of looking in TW, I have finally made the move, one quick question, do I need to to the tailgate mods if I have a 2010 model, mine is a black 2010 DC TRD offroad with only 6k miles on it, first mod is a shorty antenna still in the mail. Thank guys:)
    Here is the pics, sorry for the cell phone camera quality and also I've going from a bmw 335 to a truck so i really need to learn to take on the curve and exit ramp slowly:(
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  2. Sep 13, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    topgun155

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    Welcome to TW from TX.
    I would do the anti theft mod if I was you Toyota hasn't done anything.
    And your pics don't work.
     
  3. Sep 13, 2010 at 10:22 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  4. Sep 13, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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    BGrutter

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    Quickest, easiest, and one of the cheapest mods (free for me due to my father-in-laws job) you'll ever do. Peace of mind goes a long way.

    Welcome to TW.
     
  5. Sep 13, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    welcome
     
  6. Sep 13, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    1TUFFTRD

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    Welcome from cali
     
  7. Sep 13, 2010 at 3:13 PM
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    theredofshaw

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    anyone have pics of the shorty antenna?
     
  8. Sep 13, 2010 at 3:26 PM
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    Mark C.

    Mark C. If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    I have a 2010 and did the clamp mod. Prior to that installation, it came off much too easily! Cheap mod and well worth it, IMHO.
     
  9. Sep 13, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    romafern

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    Welcome!

    Care to share some details on that shorty ant? I need one too.

    Thanks
     
  10. Sep 13, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    Welcome! I put a hose clamp on mine about a week after buying my 2010.
     
  11. Sep 14, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    4X42HEL

    4X42HEL Don't really understand 2WD trucks....

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    The clamp cost like $2 from any auto store or Wal-Mart type stores...

    Took about 3 minutes to put on, and the gate closes and clears just fine. Forget having to go outside and see your damn gate gone, not to mention if your 2010 is like mine, you have a camera setup also...
     
  12. Sep 14, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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  13. Sep 20, 2010 at 4:26 AM
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    romafern

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