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Roof Rack questions

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by scooter58, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. Feb 16, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    scooter58

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    i purchased a used OEM roof rack.

    should i purchase anti seize or loctite to use on the bolts?
    did u guys also torque the bolts with a torque wrench?
     
  2. Feb 16, 2011 at 4:55 PM
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    blacksky

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    A good wrench with elbow grease was applied and have had no issues.
     
  3. Feb 16, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    YumaTRD

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    theres plenty of bolts holding it down
     
  4. Feb 16, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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    Pugga

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    If you don't plan on removing it, loctite wouldn't hurt. If you want to remove it frequently, then use neversieze. If the instructions tell you to torque the bolts, don't use either of those products and use a torque wrench.
     
  5. Feb 16, 2011 at 5:14 PM
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    jrobson

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    Do it right and follow the directions. Use the torque wrench.
     
  6. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    I'm just worried about moisture getting in there.
     
  7. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    YumaTRD

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    some teflon tape maybe?
     
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