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pop-a-lock install

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by george3, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. Mar 17, 2009 at 2:54 PM
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    george3

    george3 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I couldn't easily find the thread for this so you can move it if you want. I thought my experience might be useful to others. This was the easiest mod I have done, that cost $. The easiest free one was the seat belt chime. From reading on TW and TN I knew the posts would not go in easily but in stead of removing them I just backed off on the 10mm nuts holding the OEM factory handle, slipped the pop-a-lock in, put the spacers on and the nylon lock nuts and done. I also knew there was no need to use the extentions and didn't. Knowing that also saved time. The tailgate worked fine without them, locked or unlocked. Hope this helps someone.
     
  2. Mar 17, 2009 at 3:03 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    Great post. Mind if I post this on my pop N lock group buy?
     
  3. Mar 17, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    george3

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    Go ahead. As I said I didn't know where to post it. Thanks.

     
  4. Mar 17, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    Veccster

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    Does it replace the entire handle?

    If so, do they have their logo on the handle?

    I'm curious how different the 2009 install will be with the backup camera.
     
  5. Mar 17, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    Dilsky

    Dilsky There go my nipples again!

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    Mine was also a very easy install. It doesn't replace the handle, but rather slides underneath it. The only visable company logo is a small sticker which peels right off!
     
  6. Mar 17, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    george3

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    Well I saved em. Didn't thro em out. So if there is a problem I can install em, but so far so good to go.

     
  7. Mar 17, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    Dilsky

    Dilsky There go my nipples again!

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    I also did not install the extenders. I havent had a problem either. I tried with them in and out and didn't notice a difference.
     
  8. Mar 17, 2009 at 7:41 PM
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    I didn't install the extenders either. worked great without them!!
     
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