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Tail Gate Thief Proofing a Tacoma

Discussion in 'New Members' started by vscaabad, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. Feb 20, 2013 at 12:29 PM
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    vscaabad

    vscaabad [OP] New Member

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    Hello Tacoma World:

    I'm a newbie in the Tacoma world. This is the 1st Tacoma (truck) I ever owned in my lifetime. I've owned many cars and SUV's but never a truck before. It feels great to own a Tacoma, you can see everything below you when driving.

    I just have one question. How do you thief proof the tail gate of the Tacoma?

    Respectfully,

    Tony - a 30-yr Navy Veteran
     
  2. Feb 20, 2013 at 12:34 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Mademan925

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  5. Feb 20, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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    bullaculla

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  6. Feb 21, 2013 at 11:36 AM
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    mattgecko

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    My wife custom theft proofed mine by backing in some wall mounted cabinets in the garage (3x). :(
     
  7. Sep 4, 2014 at 9:03 PM
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    LarryinMpls

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    hey Tony; TacomaWorld is great & yes, I'm a FNG as well. Welcome - TW is extremely informative: "bullaculla" has a good design with the hose clamp thing; I got mine at AutoZone, $3.00 and has a "key" that is removeable ( a little more security ) I did an Army thing in the Viet Nam era. if there is one thing alone about a Tacoma ( owned 3 ) .. they will get you there, and they'll get you back / Guaranteed
     
  8. Sep 4, 2014 at 10:19 PM
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