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Solid rear window

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by aces2, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:13 PM
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    aces2

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    I saw recently another TW member that had a TRD truck, but with a solid rear window (no sliding window) just like the regular cabs. I LOVED the way this looked.

    Does that mean that the regular cab window will fit as a replacement directly to the bigger trucks? It should right?

    EDIT 10-8-2009: Long story short. Got a new rear window, and it's SOLID! Took some coaxing, but I got it covered under warranty.

    EDIT to the EDIT, PICS!!
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  2. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:19 PM
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    It should, because they both have the same size window; e.g. the driver/passenger/back windows are the same size in both trucks.
     
  3. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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  4. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:31 PM
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    who wants to trade me? I don't like the sliding window
     
  5. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:33 PM
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    I wish it was solid, but still slid downward, like on the Tundras.
     
  6. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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    I have a solid rear window I want to trade.... would like sliding so I could put lumber through it.

    If only I wasn't in so far away
     
  7. Aug 3, 2009 at 3:28 PM
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    I would trade since I'm only about 10 min away from you, but I don't think my dad would let me.
     
  8. Aug 3, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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  9. Aug 3, 2009 at 3:54 PM
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    :Dreg cab 4x4 usually come with a slider , mine did, but yea both should be the same fit, no experience on swapping em though.
     
  10. Aug 3, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    not all reg cabs are solid windows. Mines a slider.

    You could check to see if the part numbers are the same for sliders on all cab versions.:notsure:
     
  11. Aug 3, 2009 at 4:00 PM
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    i want to swap a oem locking axle& wiring into my reg cab, then get sock monkey to make me a "microTRD" badge! $$$CHING!
     
  12. Aug 3, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    I have also inquired about this and I want to say somebody said that it would be a real PITA to get the rear window out. They said it was fastened and glued all the way around. If anybody comes up with an easy way to get the rear window out, i would switch to solid in a heartbeat!!
     
  14. Aug 3, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    wow. I'm curious what u replaced it with, D.sound
     
  15. Aug 3, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    Well, a professional would be able to do it though, correct? Any window technicians out there that can attest?
     
  16. Aug 6, 2009 at 10:50 PM
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    Lol, I didn't even see this colton. I'm gonna have to talk to your dad if I ever see him then...
     
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    What exactly are the benefits of the sliding rear window that the side windows can't provide? I have a rear slider but can't forsee using it for anything.
     
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    It is much easier to throw your empty beer cans into the bed out the back instead of the behind the back over the cab floater.:D
     
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