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Westin Bug Guard

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Brew9000, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. Brew9000

    Brew9000 [OP] New Member

    Sep 19, 2009
    Ithaca, NY
    2010 Sport Access Cab
    I just ordered a Westin Bug Guard for my 2010. The instructions say to just screw it into the factory holes under the hood, but when I do the hood won't latch closed. Doesn't seem like there's really any other way to attach it. The hood is pretty much flush to the grill when closed. It doesn't look there's room for anything to stick out through there.

    Can anybody tell me what I'm doing wrong?
  2. Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

    Mar 18, 2009
    First Name:
    Westminster, MD
    08 Speedway Blue DC Sport 4x4
    Pioneer head unit, PAC steering wheel control modual, Hard wired Sirius radio, Hard wired radar detector, Hella Supertone horns, Blacked out badges, Smoked Tails, BHLM (color matched Speedway Blue), T-Rex Eyelids, Black Powder Coated Billet Grill, Color Matched Engine Cover, Lund in channel vent visors, FJ Cruiser wheels, Leer 100XQ shell, OEM bed mat, Piezo beeper for locking doors, Tinted front side windows, Black Westin bull bar, Aires tube steps, Mini Maglite Mod, D-Cell Maglite Mod, Weathertech Digifit Floor Mats
    My 08 has a strip of rubber along the seam where the hood meets the front of the truck and seals it. Maybe yours is just too tight. Try taking off the rubber strip (if you have one).
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