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Shaky Hood?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by hudhawk, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Mar 29, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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    hudhawk

    hudhawk [OP] #texasforever

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    Just wondering if anyone else other than me has experienced their hood moving around a lot at highway speeds. My hood starts dancing at about 65mph. Im considering hood pins just to be safe and make it more secure. And don't tell me I'm driving too fast, we have highways around here with 75 mph speed limits:D
     
  2. Mar 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM
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    LUSETACO

    LUSETACO Here for the Taco Pron

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    I had the same issue. Turn your bump stops out a quarter turn at a time until your hood closes down firmly.
     
  3. Mar 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    hudhawk

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    Sweet, I'll try this. Thanks
     
  4. Mar 29, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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    nobody4343

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    I need to do the same my Satoshi mod made it worse I believe
     
  5. Mar 29, 2012 at 9:36 PM
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    KenLyns

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    The center of the hood is pretty flimsy. Going under the blowers through the car wash, I can actually see the hood dish in, though there's no permanent deformation.
     
  6. Mar 29, 2012 at 9:39 PM
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    KenLyns

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    @OP: The grille surround will go before the hood does. :D

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Mar 29, 2012 at 9:42 PM
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    hudhawk

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    My grille is about to look like that, no joke
     
  8. Mar 29, 2012 at 9:44 PM
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    tvbd56

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    i have it too and I have twisted the rubber stops but it still did nothing, for me at least.
     
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