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What are the cutouts above the wheel wells for?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tyson127, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    tyson127

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    Seriously? I can't figure it out.

    Sorry guys, I searched but didn't find anything that directly answered.
     
  2. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    need to see what your talking about dude!:D
     
  3. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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    TacoSupreem

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    Not sure what your asking?
     
  4. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    the right wheel well has some cut outs in it.
     
  5. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

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    Do you have a pic??
     
  6. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i think he's talking about the pockets in the bed, above the wheel wells....if yu can answer that, you'll do better than most of us
     
  7. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    Mainehunter

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    x2

    but if you're looking for a use for them you can check out the cheap/free mods thread. Some people, myself included, have mounted fog lights in them to have some light available in the bed.
     
  8. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    kjf216

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    are u talking about the front passenger wheel well cuz that where the intake sucks in fresh air
     
  9. Apr 16, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

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    x2. I think that's what he's talking about.
     
  10. Apr 16, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    Didn't know that, it all makes sense to me now. [​IMG]
     
  11. Apr 16, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    I use the ones in the bed to put my wallet and keys in (I've got a shell) when I sleep in the back while camping. They're my wife & I's nightstands. Shell, Bedrug & Futon and it's a regular Motel 6.

    RZ Rob
     
  12. Apr 16, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    colinb17

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    that's the first thing my mind went to
     
  13. Apr 16, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    uh.....
     
  14. Apr 16, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    rossk35

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    One of my friends who works for toyota told me they are lift points for installing the bed at the factory. They serve no purpose otherwise.
     
  15. Apr 16, 2010 at 9:53 PM
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    colinb17

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    hahaha, that's awesome...in a sad kind of way:(

    well, at least they tried to make them semi functional. i just usuallytoss my dirty work gloves in there and stuff of that nature.
     
  16. Apr 17, 2010 at 7:57 AM
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    [​IMG]

    Hope that picture works. It's the area in the red circle.

    I'm talking about the cutouts above the rear wheel wells in the bed.
     
  17. Apr 17, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    kjf216

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    o those... yea good luck with that they are just wasted space
     
  18. Apr 17, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    Put a 2x8 side to side in those and you can haul 4x8 sheet goods flat across the tailgate ,

    OZ
     
  19. Apr 17, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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  20. Apr 17, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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    Since I have a canopy, the cutout in the bed on the drivers side is where I mounted the breather for the rear differential when I did the extension mod.
     
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