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should I remove rain guards??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 04prerunner, Mar 6, 2010.

  1. Mar 6, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    04prerunner

    04prerunner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I like them but I dont..

    just want the forum opinions. thanks


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  2. Mar 6, 2010 at 9:08 AM
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    gavonder

    gavonder She's Kickass!

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    I like the front ones, and I think they serve a purpose. I've always thought the rear ones look a little funny. my .02.

    GA
     
  3. Mar 6, 2010 at 9:13 AM
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    04prerunner

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    never thought of that. I might just remove the rear ones
     
  4. Mar 6, 2010 at 10:48 AM
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    KentuckyTaco

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    I think they look fine, I have them on the front and back of my 02.
     
  5. Mar 6, 2010 at 10:49 AM
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    MY50cal

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  6. Mar 6, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    cole47

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    they look good i have them on my 01, i paid for mine and nobody even noticed i put them on
     
  7. Mar 6, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    tacoma matt

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    I love my rain guards
     
  8. Mar 6, 2010 at 11:16 AM
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    brg88tx

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    do they make snap in rain guards for a 2003 tacoma? i want to buy some, but do not want to glue them on permanently.
     
  9. Mar 6, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    ColtsTRD

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    I like it dude...It looks great on 1st gens :)
     
  10. Mar 6, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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    skulltacoma

    skulltacoma Make more better!

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    i just put them on my 09 taco and love them although i haven't really had the windows open because i just tinted the fronts. but for the first couple hours before i tinted the windows they are really nice cut down on the big rush of air you normally get into the cab but not eliminating it either. and its nice when it rains... i have had them on my old 91 4runner and i loved them. so imho you should keep them. Its horrid trying to take them off too lol, trust me bin der dun dat and its a pain in the ass ... keep them they look good man.

    Happy trails

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  11. Mar 6, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    JohnnyGato

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    Rain guards are GAY!!!
     
  12. Mar 6, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    MEANGREENTACOMA09

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    I think they look fine. The only time the rear ones look funny to me is on an access cab. But that is just a matter of opinion. I would keep them. I love mine. :D
     
  13. Mar 6, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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  14. Mar 6, 2010 at 3:29 PM
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    thanks guys. well i took off the rear guards. looks much better will post some pics soon
     
  15. Mar 6, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    ya I just removed the rear ones. holy shit on me!!! took me 1 hour each side to remove them and get all the glue off!! never again. but i left the front guards. those dont bother me
     
  16. Mar 6, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    Cool, it will look better :thumbsup:
     
  17. Mar 6, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    MY50cal

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    good choice! now post another pic :D
     
  18. Mar 6, 2010 at 4:21 PM
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    They dont fit 1st gens in my opinion...

    I would never put them on my truck, they look weird...especially back windows...

    My advice from a 1st gen to 1st gen. Take em off. It will look better.
    Like i said before, lift, mud terrains, Bed-liner.
     
  19. Mar 6, 2010 at 4:28 PM
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    04prerunner

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    ive got a bed liner. cant see it tho. doesnt come to the top of bed
     
  20. Mar 6, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    matthew5olson

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    love their purpose hate the look. I have them on the front only. I have considered taking the one off the passenger side.
     
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