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Operating rear window while driving

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacoWill, May 3, 2011.

  1. May 3, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    TacoWill

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    OK you guys, who has developed a way of opening the rear window while driving. It can be done, but not safely. I'd like a better way and thought one of you cats might have a solution.
     
  2. May 3, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    I'm tall enough to reach my arm back there and slide it open while keeping my eyes on the road :p
     
  3. May 3, 2011 at 5:01 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    Pull off the road, open window, merge back into traffic :notsure:
     
  4. May 3, 2011 at 5:02 PM
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    Grow taller.
     
  5. May 3, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    +1

    Someone here or over at ttora made a crude, but very usable electric-opening rear slider by using an linear actuator.

    Trying to find that link . . .

    Edit:

    Here it is
     
  6. May 3, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    Detective_Dan

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    im 6'4 so i can reach it in my doublecab with out an issue
     
  7. May 3, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    BravesFan

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    You have a single cab shouldnt it be easy? I have an access and im only 5"10', but i can still get it
     
  8. May 3, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    ^What he said. I just eyeball it in the rear view mirror and it's done.
     
  9. May 3, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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    DanglingFury

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    x2?

    I'm barely 5'4" and I can do it in my first gen. . .
     
  10. May 3, 2011 at 5:20 PM
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    :eek: you win! lol

    I don't even have to eyeball it anymore. I got it down pat :cool:

    2nd gens are bigger...
     
  11. May 3, 2011 at 5:32 PM
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    DanglingFury

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    So is my dong.
     
  12. May 3, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    i don't know why toyota doesn't offer a power sliding rear window like the tundra.
     
  13. May 3, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    kristonex

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    I do it all the time in my access cab no prob. I'm also 6'2" so that might help a bit.
     
  14. May 3, 2011 at 5:38 PM
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  15. May 3, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    yeah just like the locking tailgate and gas door.
     
  16. May 3, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    I know maan, we complain a lot, but the tacoma still the best mid-sized truck out there.
     
  17. May 3, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Sunglasses don't fit? Just spend a billion $$$ on Maui Jims, they all fit in there.
     
  18. May 4, 2011 at 12:45 AM
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    ninja90177

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    In summation, they fit.

    My pair of Maui Jims were ridiculous in price. But, dammit, do they do everything right. All polarized lens mess with the tint and some other stuff in the truck. Mauis were no exception.

    Last pair of shades were Persol 2189. NLA for a while now, but absolute tits for non-polarized shades. My Spy Logans don't fit, though. Too cool for school I guess.
     
  19. May 4, 2011 at 1:48 AM
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    In a reg cab and access cab, piece of cake, but double cab is a different story. I'm 5 11 and can't get it safely while driving :(
     
  20. May 4, 2011 at 1:50 AM
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    genxer36

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    I don't think I ever opened it on my 05 DC. I haven't opened it on my new one either.
     
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