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What's involved in installing the bed extender?...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by CRFan1, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. Jan 16, 2009 at 11:19 AM
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    CRFan1

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    I just ordered one for my new 08 and I am gonna put it in. Just curious if any of you have done it and what's involved?

    :)
     
  2. Jan 16, 2009 at 11:40 AM
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    Joe B

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    10 seconds to take it off and 10 seconds to put it on,give or take a few seconds.:)


    If you have the brackets already mounted like my '09 did....
     
  3. Jan 16, 2009 at 11:44 AM
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    To start with you have to drill amd mount the clips onto the truck. It takes all of 25 minutes from opening the box to the final install. Very simple and easy.
     
  4. Jan 16, 2009 at 11:55 AM
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    That's what I was hoping to hear, hehe...thanks! :)
     
  5. Jan 16, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    You may want to add another 20-30 minutes to cover BS time with a buddy. I think we spent more time standing around shootin' the shit then we did working. Just b careful that you measure well and use any templates they give you. Also if a friend can help it would be best.
     
  6. Jan 16, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    Hehehe....ok....good info. Did you guys use any sealant on the holes to prevent future rust?:D
     
  7. Jan 16, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    No we did not, although looking back I think I should have.
     
  8. Jan 16, 2009 at 2:41 PM
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    Painted the bare metal from drilling the holes with rustoleum.
     
  9. Jan 16, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    Good idea too....
     
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