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Unistrut Nuts

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pster, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Sep 9, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    Pster

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    Does anyone know where I can get these? The Tacoma's bed rails look just like Unistrut Channels and I wanted to get some Unistrut Nuts to make my own attachments......
     
  2. Sep 9, 2009 at 11:52 AM
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    What size would you need and how many?

    I have some similar rectangular nuts that came off my jeep that I'll ship to you for nothing. Let me look and see what size they are and get back to ya.
     
  3. Sep 9, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    Find a Fastenal in your area. i am sure they would have them.
     
  4. Sep 9, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    let me know, what size you looking for, if u pay shipping, I can ship it to you.
    I have 1/4" & 3/8"
     
  5. Sep 9, 2009 at 2:17 PM
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    Thanks Jan, see my note to you......I think the bed rail channels are just shy of 1" tall?
     
  6. Sep 9, 2009 at 3:01 PM
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    Sent ya a PM
    Oh hell, here's the info anyway.
    These things are 1" X 1/2" and are about 1/4" thick. I'm not sure of the bolt size but it's the next size bigger than 1/4x20.
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    Let me know. I'll ship 'em out to ya - no charge at all. I'd rather see them get used than put in the trash.
     
  7. Sep 9, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    Unistrut is a heavy gauge steel track. Use these on the Taco, and you'll wreck it in a hurry!
     
  8. Sep 9, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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    Ah, not true. Many on TW and other sites have used Unistrut Nuts to make bolt on attachment points for the Tacoma's bed rail. I was never talking about bolting the Unistrut Channel's onto the Taco bed.....although I see absolutely no reason why you could not do this.
     
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