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Weather Tech Problems involving clutch?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MMazz365, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. Nov 9, 2011 at 12:31 PM
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    MMazz365

    MMazz365 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I purchased Weather techs for my truck, and after installment I noticed a slight problem with my clutch and the mat, but no sever problems. One cold day, driving home from college I went to shift and my clutch got jammed back and caught the mat, getting stuck. I had to pull over and do an on-the-road maintance and cut out where my clucth pushed down with a pocket knife... anyone else have problems like this???
     
  2. Nov 9, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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    wolfdog2314

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    You just have to trim the mat out around the clutch. Technically the weather techs are not made for the manual trans. But can easily be modified to do so.
     
  3. Nov 9, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    You should always cut that area out, those mats are sold for auto's only but work fine with the trim mod.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    Damn! You beat me.
     
  5. Nov 9, 2011 at 12:36 PM
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    crazyengineer

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    same here man i didnt realize it at first and it scared the hell out of me, i got home and sliced the section off, all better, no problems now

    i was actually kind of wondering if i was the only one that had this happen
     
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