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Steering wheel telescopic action

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Joe B, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. Feb 24, 2009 at 4:16 AM
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    Joe B

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    I never knew the steering had a telescopis and tilt till I read it here.
    Although the telescopic action is pretty weak with only a inch or so movement difference.
    I guess it's better than no telescopic at all.:)
     
  2. Feb 24, 2009 at 5:20 AM
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    Veccster

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    I also did not know the wheel telescoped. I'll have to check that one when I head outside.

    The tilt is rather weak and does not travel far. I have pretty average thighs and I have to squeeze it under the wheel to get in. I have it tilted all the way up. But it couldn't go much further up because it is only a couple inches from the top of the gauge panel.

    Anyway, I'll have to look into that telescoping thing.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2009 at 5:29 AM
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    Joe B

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    Not much play either way.
    I was looking for a switch or tab of some sort to operate the telescopic.
    There isnt' one.It works on the same lever as the up and down.You just pull and push.
     
  4. Feb 24, 2009 at 7:26 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    The wheel position is fine though I'd love it to come toward me another 1-2." I just wish I could drop the seat lol....
     
  5. Feb 24, 2009 at 7:31 AM
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    I have found so much crap after owning the truck for 6 months it unreal.

    I discovered, a disc changer, the cup holder adjust to cup width, also the telescoping wheel.
     
  6. Feb 24, 2009 at 8:01 AM
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    Are you referring to the 6-disc changer in the radio?

    I guess it doesn't really say that its a 6-disc player but it is. Now I need to go buy 5 more CD's!

    Also, the black cup adjuster pops right out if you would rather have a larger compartment.
     
  7. Feb 24, 2009 at 8:15 AM
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    No i am talking about the little arms the swing for adjustment
     
  8. Feb 24, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    yea, with a subbox behind my seat a lost a bit of motion to slide backwards... so u gots to b careful so her ass dont hit the horn..... :eek:

    wish it telescoped into the dash itsself.... :)
     
  9. Feb 24, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    There's a six disc changer in the radio???????????????:eek:
    I have go look at that after work:D

    I also found a flash light holder that mounts to the rear of the inner cab:)
     
  10. Feb 24, 2009 at 11:08 AM
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    Yup, 6-disc changer in there!

    I tried the flash light holder with the big 4-D mag light and it touched the bottom of the compartment. This caused it to not fully seat and it rattled around a lot. I gave up on that and ordered some clips off Amazon for the flashlight mod.

    BTW...I went home for lunch and scoped my wheel further out. That is awesome! I fit a lot better and can slide my leg under it easier. It's amazing what you can learn on this site.

    Rep to the OP for pointing this one out!
     
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