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The MUST HAVE mod....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by nolanspawn, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. Oct 6, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    nolanspawn

    nolanspawn [OP] Work In Progress

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  2. Oct 6, 2009 at 8:55 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    :thumbsup: Thanks man...i'll look into em for sure!
     
  3. Oct 6, 2009 at 8:55 PM
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    InfidelTaco

    InfidelTaco No better friend,No worse enemy...

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    Nice, good vid.
     
  4. Oct 6, 2009 at 8:55 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I wouldnt call it "Must have"....Im always crawling around the engine bay, and these would just get in the way. The 1 strut up front is easily avoidable
     
  5. Oct 6, 2009 at 8:56 PM
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    XC4ME

    XC4ME Well-Known Member

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    Yes I need to do this.

    Nice vid :thumbsup: lol
     
  6. Oct 6, 2009 at 8:58 PM
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    JimBeam

    JimBeam BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Moderator

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    ive had my redline tuning struts for awhile...i really like them...but i wouldnt call them a must have

    the plus though is you cant knock the hood down on top of your head (chris)
     
  7. Oct 6, 2009 at 8:59 PM
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    rcbs204

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    Just ordered the Elites, Will be here Thursday!!!
     
  8. Oct 6, 2009 at 8:59 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I have only done that once....And Im pretty sure the struts wouldnt have saved me anyway. :anonymous:
     
  9. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:00 PM
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    JimBeam

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    the struts wouldnt have let the hood fall on you :D
     
  10. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:01 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

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    i gotta get me a set of the hood struts...................gonna be my next mod.
     
  11. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:03 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Well it is your head so its not like it'd hurt! :laugh:
     
  12. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:04 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I have had the struts fail.....Then...You are looking for a broom stick at 3 in the morning while your trying to hold the hood up with one hand, and re connect the battery that fell out and broke because the gawd dam dodge has a POS Battery hold down............ooppss....
     
  13. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:05 PM
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    JimBeam

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    gotcha

    now then

    the bar that was used to hold my hood up is still on my truck so i can rely on that if i have to
     
  14. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:09 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    UNLESS.....i steeel it along with your wheels....:spy:
     
  15. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:11 PM
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    JimBeam

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    dont you DARE!
     
  16. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:14 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    :rofl:.........hey...WAIT A MIN!!
     
  17. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:15 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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  18. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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    baildavc

    baildavc TREADING LIGHTLY!

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    No real need for these struts, but can't live without the "wife holding the flashlight" mod.
     
  19. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:36 PM
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    Marc M

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    This was my alternate to the un-attractive fender brackets...

    [​IMG]

    Marc M
     
  20. Oct 6, 2009 at 9:40 PM
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    nolanspawn

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    My cheap mod soon is going to be adding some under hood lights.
     
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