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Steering Wheel Radio Controls

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Turrbine, May 30, 2010.

  1. May 30, 2010 at 8:54 PM
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    Turrbine

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    I have a 2008 4x2 standard cab Tacoma. I have done the Ipod, intermittent wiper and cruise control upgrades. My question is since the truck was prewired for cruise control is it possible that it is prewired for the radio controls? The radio is the stock AM/FM CD player. Could it be as easy as buying the right parts? If it requires a whole new center with airbag then I would probably forget it because that has to be expensive. I was just wondering if anyone had any input, thanks.
     
  2. May 31, 2010 at 9:42 AM
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    RainDodger

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    I'll tell you - my TRD Sport has the radio controls on the wheel and I rarely use them. It's just as easy and usually quicker to simply reach the 10" or so to the radio and press a button.
     
  3. May 31, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    borderbrat

    borderbrat Watching Chris4x4 o.O

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    yes from all i have read it is prewired.
    you do not need a new airbag just the cover and the buttons.
    Good luck your best bet to find part numbers is ask your stealership or email toyota of dallas www.trdparts4u.com
     
  4. May 31, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    redezman

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    All Factory for now, LOVE it that way
    i love my wheel controls, only time i touch the radio is to load or unload cd's
     
  5. May 31, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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    Mondwa

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  6. May 31, 2010 at 11:03 AM
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    Capita

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    Same here. I think its a wonderful feature
     
  7. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

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    Every once in a while there's a seller on ebay that sells the steering wheel buttons and the instructions on how to modify the cover.
     
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