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WeatherTech Mat Fit Issues

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by OffroadToy, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. Jun 21, 2012 at 9:48 AM

    OffroadToy [OP] This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

    Sep 12, 2009
    4X4 Offroad
    snugtop, piaa, weathertech, westin, oem bed mat, trd seat covers, avs inchannel vent visors, 2" suspension lift, front diff drop, rear differential breather extension, oil filter drain hose, a/c drain hose extention & reroute, front window tint, cat theft protection plate, tailgate clamp mod, xpel headlight/foglight protecters, oem block heater, bfg 265/75R/16 a/t k/o's, cabin air rodent protection screen, rcbs illuminated 4X4 switch mod
    I've noticed more than a few threads concerning these mats...sometimes they don't fit exactly as advertised. Here's a couple easy things you can do to fix them...
    If the seat rails hit the rear mats when the seat is adjusted back use a razor blade or a dremel to carve the plastic to alleviate the rideing condition.
    If the front mats aren't fitting snug use a heat gun to mold the plastic to the desired shape and have a way (weights/clamps/ect) to hold the new shape until the plastic cools down completly. I would advise doing this with the mats out of the truck.
    If the WeatherTech logo becomes separated from the mat use double back tape to secure it...I tried silicone adhesive but it wouldn't bond to the plastic.

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