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Overhead console wasted space?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tacocowboy, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:11 PM
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    tacocowboy

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    Has anyone come up with another use for the garage door opener compartment in their overhead console? Please post pics, I hate wasted space.:confused:
     
  2. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:12 PM
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    I store my Ultra Gauge in it.
     
  3. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    ChopperCam

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    I saw a pic on here somewhere..... where they mounted all the switches for fog lights, winch power, lockers, looked really good. Cant remember what thread it was??
     
  4. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:18 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    reading glasses in mine
     
  5. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:19 PM
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    VooDoo

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    dont have a garage door haha
     
  6. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    scottri

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    I keep my sun glasses up there.
     
  7. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:29 PM
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    barlowrs

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    Here is what I did:

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  8. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    ^^^^thats the one
     
  9. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    :p
     
  10. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:38 PM
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    I have my garage door opener in it. Isn't that unique?! :D
     
  11. Jan 16, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    JKD

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    It's not done yet, but I am planning on removing the 'garage door opener' door from the overhead console and mounting my amateur radio transceiver control head there.
     
  12. Jan 16, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    barlowrs

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    Seriously?!? That's awesome!!!
     
  14. Jan 16, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    builthatch

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    naww, i wish! you could probably get away with it in TX. not here in NJ ; )

    i'm pretty sure it would fit though ; )

    EDIT: i JUST saw your sig re: hoppes...and i have to agree, haha.
     
  15. Jan 16, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    hey man do you have a write up on how you wired your winch in you cab. I would love to do this
     
  16. Jan 16, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    are those external cb speakers?

    also, we still need to swap that garage opener piece or did you use that to make the above pic?
     
  17. Jan 16, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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  18. Jan 16, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    wat?

    gotcha...i'll be up there for guard the weekend of feb 4-6. need to make a weekend trip up there for the rebuild. can it all be done in a day/weekend?
     
  19. Jan 16, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    got the seals already...dunno if i'll ned the coils though. only 40k miles on em w/o a rebuild:D PM me and we'll get outta this thread.:cool:
     
  20. Jan 16, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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    haha yeah, that does look clean! but my winch in and out controls wouldnt have fit..though I may use this for my lockers and air switch now..thaks for the idea.
     
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