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Pl5300 vs pl8521

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by trd taco guy, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. Feb 16, 2010 at 7:48 AM
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    trd taco guy

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    So what's the difference between the two I just installed a pl5300 and I'm gonna be pissed if the 8521 is better for some reason or another. Even though i guess my only issue with the 5300 the handle doesn't opperate as smoothly as stock.
     
  2. Feb 16, 2010 at 7:58 AM
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    98tacoma27

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  3. Feb 16, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    austex

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    I think the 8521 is electric and can be tied into the locking system, where the 5300 is purely manual, separate key. Since I have keyless entry, I want to be able to activate the tailgate with the keyless fob. The 8521 may leave the stock handle in place and add a solenoid-operated locking mechanism.
     
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