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removable doors

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by higherlux, Jun 15, 2010.

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would you do it?

Poll closed Jul 15, 2010.
  1. awesome idea

    23 vote(s)
    28.0%
  2. retarded idea

    41 vote(s)
    50.0%
  3. id do it

    11 vote(s)
    13.4%
  4. hell no i wouldnt do it because i cant stand the thought of wenching in my taco myself

    7 vote(s)
    8.5%
  1. Jun 15, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    higherlux

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    what do you think
    i actually made my doors removable by the hinges and i want to know what yall think

    dose it look stupid? dose it look awesome? and would you do it? (btw i did this mod in about 3 hours and it only cost me around 30$. also each door is removed in about 2-3 mins

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    toy02ota

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    ummmm....it lookss....ummm...breezy. As long as you like it hey go faux jeep. I think I'll keep my doors :eek:
     
  3. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    i like it man i love the removable doors!!
     
  4. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    wolfgang123

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    im guessing you replace the hinge pins with the quick release pins from like lowes/home depot,,,i have those pins waiting in my glove box to do the same thing!
     
  5. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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  6. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    higherlux

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    dont copy me :mad: you always do :p
     
  7. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    higherlux

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    exactly how i did it

    and when you go to do the mod its 10000000x easier to take the doors off the truck
     
  8. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    higherlux

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    ok if you send me that locker and ill give you 2 kc lights too
     
  9. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:07 PM
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    As long as you dont care about your interior. I suppose it would be good for rock crawling. Not so good for any kind of other trail riding really
     
  10. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    On a jeep or old school Bronco/FJ40, sure.

    I'm not feeling it on the pick up truck though.

    Besides, don't the doors provide structure for the body? I'm pretty sure you should beef up your hinge posts et al if you plan on flexing the body with the doors off. That's just my guess though
     
  11. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    if the truck was more built up like some of those crazy explorer ones i think it would fit in better
     
  12. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    looks good man but dont go muddin without doors ha idk about yours but if i have the windows down in the mud my interior gets covered
     
  13. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    It would make more sense if you gutted the interior or something. I think it looks fine. Def wouldn't do it to mine though.
     
  14. Jun 15, 2010 at 8:42 PM
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    Blake...i like the idea...but i dont suggest you ride around too often with them off...that creates a HUGE safety issue for you when youre on the road

    Also, like someone said, you may run into some structural issues after wheeling with them off if you get the cab twisting at all


    And...it may be easy to take them off...wait till you try to rehang the doors
     
  16. Jun 15, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    i dont really plan to ride on the road with them off its just a off road mod for like when i go to URE or somthing

    its actually just as easy to rehang them
     
  17. Jun 15, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    Pink slider.
    toob doors / half doors FTW.
     
  18. Jun 15, 2010 at 9:17 PM
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    last time i tried to hang a tacoma door it was a bitch...
     
  19. Jun 15, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    with the pins it might not be so bad.

    now if he took them out via taking the mounts off, then yeah it would suckass.
     
  20. Jun 15, 2010 at 9:32 PM
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    higherlux

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    did the hinge if the door have the pin cut out and replaced with a removable pin

    i took black paint and painted where the hinge is supposto go before i took the doors off and i cut the origional pin and put the part of the hinge that connects to the cab back and just put the doors back in place and replaced the top pin first and then the bottom hinge and the doors line up like i never took them off
     
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