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What have you done to your 2.5 gen Tundra today?

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by T-Rex266, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. Feb 5, 2024 at 3:12 PM
    Cthulhu

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    Thanks Robert! :hattip:
     
  2. Feb 5, 2024 at 3:14 PM
    RobertD

    RobertD SSEM#123, ASCM#4 "I call it Vera" ~Jayne Cobb

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    That is like right up my alley. Would love to hear more on how you did it. I keep kicking around ideas with vinyl but hadn't thought about center caps.

    That's going to make you smile every time you walk up to the truck :D
     
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  3. Feb 5, 2024 at 3:14 PM
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    Too many mods to come

    That’s super slick
     
  4. Feb 5, 2024 at 3:21 PM
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    Typically finding one of these would mean you had an extremely bad day. Lucky for me it was an old one from when I had longer studs installed that must’ve gotten wedged between the rotor and dust plate during removal and gone unnoticed. 1000+ miles and almost a month later it must’ve became “unstuck” and made a hell of a grinding noise. IMG_5380.jpg
     
  5. Feb 5, 2024 at 3:56 PM
    Cthulhu

    Cthulhu The White and Black Goat of the Woods

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    Like the guy on Pitch Meeting says, "super easy, barely an inconvenience":rofl:. I did a step-by-step on my build page: https://www.tundras.com/threads/the-white-and-black-goat-of-the-woods.111299/page-2#post-3478494

    Thanks Rey! :hattip:
     
  6. Feb 5, 2024 at 4:16 PM
    CaptRussia253

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    Tailgate security

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  7. Feb 5, 2024 at 9:36 PM
    Florida AF

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    The truck did work this weekend... I had to move my new camper back to the dealer for some work... lame... then I picked up my new dump trailer, filled it with my storage unite moved it 200+ miles, emptied it, picked up appliances, dropped it and rotated some other things.. then, she made the safe trip to get the special lady some coffee and breakfast. I really appreciated the reliability this weekend. Rolled 105k and hasnt skipped a beat.

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  8. Feb 6, 2024 at 6:55 AM
    JohnWhicker

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    I need to do that to my truck. That goes on the right side of the tailgate right? What size is that or part number? Got it at Home Depot? Appreciate the guidance Sir.
     
  9. Feb 6, 2024 at 6:57 AM
    centex

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    Right side. Think mine was roughly a 2".
     
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  10. Feb 6, 2024 at 6:59 AM
    JohnWhicker

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    Thanks Sir.

    But anyone with a screwdriver can take it off right? Is not much of a deterrent?
     
  11. Feb 6, 2024 at 7:00 AM
    Jim LE 1301

    Jim LE 1301 Camaro Lover, SSEM # 11,TTC#179

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  12. Feb 6, 2024 at 7:09 AM
    JMGmanAZ

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    I put one on both sides. 3/4" to 1.5" was the size I used.
     
  13. Feb 6, 2024 at 7:16 AM
    centex

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    If they can drop the tailgate then yes. Otherwise, just orient the way it was shown in that picture and when the tailgate is closed, the part you use the screwdriver on is pointing straight up and is inaccessible.
     
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  14. Feb 6, 2024 at 7:16 AM
    RobertD

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    When your tailgate is shut, they can't get to it.
     
  15. Feb 6, 2024 at 7:21 AM
    JohnWhicker

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    ok I am slow this morning, no coffee here yet. So yes the tail gate is shut, but they open it and flip it down and boom access with a screwdriver.
    So unless the tailgate is locked this device is useless? Or they can still jack the tailgate even when is locked? I am slow and confused now :) My apology gents
     
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  16. Feb 6, 2024 at 7:27 AM
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    Figured out why my seat heater doesn’t work. Now to figure out a fix.

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    centex

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    If they can drop the tailgate, the hose clamp won't work. My tailgate locks. There are devices that use an actual keyed lock that would be trickier to defeat.
     
  18. Feb 6, 2024 at 7:32 AM
    JohnWhicker

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    I always lock my tailgate with the key, so I think I am good. I never leave my tailgate unlocked. And I have a cover over as well, the MX4 BAK
     
  19. Feb 6, 2024 at 7:49 AM
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    My tailgate locks too, manually with key, and I have added hose clamps as an additional deterrent. Not all tailgates lock with the doors.

    Yes, there are other options but at what cost comparatively when a pair of hose clamps is $3? While not 100% theft proof, should be a big of enough deterrent to do the job.
     
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  20. Feb 6, 2024 at 9:38 AM
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    If you're keeping your tailgate locked at all times, you're fine.
     
  21. Feb 6, 2024 at 10:46 AM
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    Installed a cheap Amazon dash mat; honestly, it looked better in the pictures. :( Might need to head off to dash mats.

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  22. Feb 6, 2024 at 1:04 PM
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    I hadn't heard of Dash Mats before. Just found them ... and those things are sweet! My browser shows them at $65, not too bad if they last for the life of the truck.
     
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  23. Feb 6, 2024 at 2:25 PM
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    Spent a little time washing it today to get some of the winter filth off of it.... and decided to name my truck BBC.... aka Big Black Carl..:rimshot:

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  24. Feb 6, 2024 at 4:16 PM
    WFD473

    WFD473 Long Live The V8

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    Upgraded the stock style tow mirrors with the GM style. Liking them so far. And they have a sweet sequential turn signal function on the outside. Nice surprise.
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  25. Feb 6, 2024 at 4:26 PM
    Rakso

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    Link to such mirrors?
     
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  26. Feb 6, 2024 at 4:27 PM
    Rakso

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    Oh shit, here it comes!!
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  27. Feb 6, 2024 at 4:34 PM
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    Looks good :thumbsup:
     
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    Azblue

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    The Dirty T


    A few different options out there, but just install something like this that locks the tailgate when you lock the doors.


    https://www.amazon.com/Pop-Lock-PL8...=1707266584&sprefix=tundra+pop,aps,269&sr=8-6
     
  29. Feb 6, 2024 at 5:21 PM
    WFD473

    WFD473 Long Live The V8

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    Thanks, Jerry!!
     
  30. Feb 6, 2024 at 8:27 PM
    RainMan_PNW

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    Check the build link in my signature.
    Look pretty cool from here!
     
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