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Remove hooks for Weathertech?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SCFirefighter, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. Sep 28, 2010 at 4:36 PM
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    SCFirefighter

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    I was wondering .. would it make sense to remove the floor mat hooks prior to installing Weathertech mats? The website even asks you if you have hooks so they can provision your mats with the holes.

    I don't want stinkin' holes. The reason I would buy them is to contain dirt and liquids; holes don't contribute to that effort.

    Has anyone else done this?
     
  2. Sep 28, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    i left my hooks intact, dirt doesnt get into the holes
     
  3. Sep 28, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    hahahha awesome
     
  4. Sep 28, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    LOL! Cool guys, didn't know the mat had raised edges like that. Thanks
     
  5. Sep 28, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Though, the hooks make pulling them out kinda a pain in the arse. Still, it's not that bad.
     
  6. Sep 28, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    That's ok. I wouldn't want them to be too easy, snap off, and jam my accelerator pedal ;)
     
  7. Sep 28, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    Fortech

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    I pulled my hooks as dirt and water still got onto the carpet - it doesn't take much when you use your truck often.

    I filled the holes with black RTV silicone. You can hardly notice, and the mat doesn't move at all.
     
  8. Sep 29, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    scottri

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    I left mine in and I don't have any problems with the carpet getting dirty around the holes.
     
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