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Trailer plug relocation bracket

Discussion in 'Bay Area Metal Fabrication' started by Fractured, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Jan 9, 2013 at 9:31 PM
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    Fractured

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    Have you guys ever thought of making a trailer plug relocation bracket for the factory hitch/ 7 pin plug?

    I'm looking for one that faces the plug towards the ground, and tucks it up under the hitch instead of right out the back- similar to this thread--- http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2n...diy-relocate-trailer-harness.html#post3316038 ( credit to those in the thread, I did not create this idea).

    Ive seen your work and you guys do great stuff. I would much rather spend a little on a pro quality one than make it myself! Plus you guys are right across the bay from me :cool:
     
  2. Jan 10, 2013 at 9:18 AM
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  3. Jan 10, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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    Sure let's do it I'm sure i can whip something up :D
     
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  5. Jan 10, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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  6. Jan 10, 2013 at 4:37 PM
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    Sub'd interested in this as well.
     
  7. Jan 10, 2013 at 5:03 PM
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    Awesome!!
     
  8. Jan 10, 2013 at 8:48 PM
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    What are you doing this sunday? I'll be at the shop trussing my rear axle if you want to swing by in the afternoon.
     
  9. Jan 11, 2013 at 6:53 AM
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    I might just have to do that. Let me talk to my gf.
     
  10. Jan 11, 2013 at 7:17 PM
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    PM sent
     
  11. Jan 22, 2013 at 5:39 PM
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    any progress on this?
     
  12. Jan 26, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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  14. Feb 6, 2013 at 6:30 AM
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    Its kinda hard to do without the truck you will need to come up to the shop so i can take measurements.
     
  15. Feb 6, 2013 at 11:04 AM
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    Plug location

    I somehow hit mine the other weekend, and bent the exisiting one out a ways, and also tore the plug from the holder.

    Toyota wants $256 for a new plug and $275 to install.

    For that amount would look to a new rear bumper.

    What I am going to do is replace, but move to a higher spot,
     
  16. Mar 5, 2013 at 6:37 PM
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    Any way 2 buy a bracket?

    Bent mine already

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  17. Mar 5, 2013 at 9:08 PM
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    I have no bracket for sale i dont have a 2nd gen at my shop to just whip one up so until someone comes to my shop i will not have one.
     
  18. Mar 6, 2013 at 2:32 PM
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    I would be interested in being a test truck for this one. I destroyed mine a while ago when I was out wheeling and just haven't had time to fix it. I do need to buy a couple things from Jerry so it would be convenient for me. I wouldn't be able to head down that way until the weekend after next though.
     
  19. Mar 6, 2013 at 3:40 PM
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    That works for me just let me know when and I'll let you know if I'm available.
     
  20. Mar 6, 2013 at 3:52 PM
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    Glad to see someone is able to get a truck over there! Looking forward to purchasing a bracket!
     
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