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What are the dark "spots" on the inside top of the windshield?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Kingfrog, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:02 AM
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    Kingfrog

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    Antenna in glass? fancy tint?
     
  2. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:05 AM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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    just there to shade the sun
     
  3. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:10 AM
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    correct
     
  4. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:12 AM
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    Kingfrog

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    Thanks..i stuck the suction base plate for my GPS on them and thought It might be an in glass antenna or something more important. LOL...Thanks for answering a stupid question...

    Mods may delete now.....:eek::eek:
     
  5. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:13 AM
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    joerussell610

    joerussell610 When all else fails read the directions

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  6. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:17 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    X2 and there is a little line on each side where you cannot apply decals, stickers, etc....that the cops can look at and cite you if you have anything lower then that line.:rolleyes:
     
  7. Jan 17, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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    Part of the tint .... btw .... did you see an antenna on the right fender ...... :cool:
     
  8. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    They make your truck fly...however you need them over your entire windshield in order to be able to fly. Toyota never finished the project so thats why they are only at the top of the windshield. The guy in charge of the project at Toyota was an ex NASA engineer and misteriously disappeared when GM found out Toyota was trying to make a flying truck.
     
  9. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:19 PM
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    Frit pattern applied to the glass.
     
  10. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:23 PM
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    easyeatlanta

    easyeatlanta Artificial Intelligence beats natural stupidity

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    say what where is this line you speak of
     
  11. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:23 PM
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    island808

    island808 Me l've got brains.

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    op's tagline seems a bit racist?
     
  12. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:29 PM
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    Should be down about 4-5 inches down on the very edge of the windshield.

    If you want to try to make it into a race thing....but that would dilute the whole argument about racial tensions eh??
     
  13. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:31 PM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER

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    Could be that he does martial arts and is black belt in something. In some disciplines it takes about 12 yrs to earn one...I'd call it a career lol
     
  14. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:37 PM
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  15. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:44 PM
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    Yeah like Brunes said, its about 5 inches below from the top of the windshield. Its a tiny line only about a 1/4" long.
     
  16. Jan 17, 2011 at 1:57 PM
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    Mine is only on the Passenger side and it says AS1 with a down arrow between the A and the S.
     
  17. Jan 17, 2011 at 2:27 PM
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    yup the asi line, most tint laws incorporate that line into them somewhere if you were to get a windshield sunstrip.
     
  18. Jan 17, 2011 at 2:29 PM
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    Tint guy told me they were put there to piss him off.
     
  19. Jan 17, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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    lmao
     
  20. Jan 17, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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    It also helps hide the adhesive attachment points all around the outer edge that would otherwise be visible.

    I recall hearing that the urethane windshield adhesive adheres to the frit material better than to smooth glass.
     
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