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Plastic trim on Drivers Seat

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tackleberry, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. Oct 14, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    Tackleberry

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    What is the trick to removing the plastic trim on the drivers seat. (Base door side) I want to put in flashlight mounts and back it up with some fender washers but I can't get my hand behind it
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  2. Oct 14, 2011 at 9:26 AM
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    I just used self tapping screws. No problems so far.
     
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    I removed mine a few months ago. IIRC 2 screws secure it to the seat frame and that after removing those you must slide the cover forward an inch or so, then it is free. That's for a 1998 Limited (bucket seats) though. Check it out.
     
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    Another option is to use barbed plastic push-clips like the ones used to mount mudflaps. They pull up pretty tight and can definitely take the weight of a flashlight. PN 90467-07188 or find an equivalent at your local Autozone.
     
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