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When you have the TRD wing... #55340 Oct 24, 1:21pm Oct 24, 1:21pm

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When you have the TRD wing...
this might be stupid but...Does the trunk stay up?... They installed a TRD replica on mine and the spoiler makes the trunk so heavy it falls down. any way to keep it up with out using a stick?

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with an authentic TRD wing that doesn't happen.

The only thing I could suggest is try replacing the shocks that hold up the rear hatch.. maybe yours are shot. Other than that, idunno


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Re: When you have the TRD wing... [Re: Evan] #55342 Oct 24, 1:26pm Oct 24, 1:26pm

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Originally Posted by EvanJ
with an authentic TRD wing that doesn't happen.

The only thing I could suggest is try replacing the shocks that hold up the rear hatch.. maybe yours are shot. Other than that, idunno


yeah i could try that... what do you mean by mines are shot?

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Re: When you have the TRD wing... #55344 Oct 24, 1:27pm Oct 24, 1:27pm

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they look fine to me.

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the outside will almost always like normal, the insides of the shocks can be broken without the outsides being damaged

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open your trunk up right now, is it hard to open it? if it is then you need new shocks for your trunk ALREADY!

Re: When you have the TRD wing... #55348 Oct 24, 1:32pm Oct 24, 1:32pm
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mine stays up just fine


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Re: When you have the TRD wing... [Re: IcEd blUe] #55349 Oct 24, 1:33pm Oct 24, 1:33pm

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Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
open your trunk up right now, is it hard to open it? if it is then you need new shocks for your trunk ALREADY!


not hard to open...just hard to let it not fall down FOO!

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mine stays open as well smile

Re: When you have the TRD wing... #55351 Oct 24, 1:35pm Oct 24, 1:35pm

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and yours is the authentic TRD wing?

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if you would have bought a authentic TRD wing from toyota ut would have come with 2 replacment poles...they are strong then the stock poles...

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Originally Posted by Shinobi

not hard to open...just hard to let it not fall down FOO!


i pity tha foo who doesn't replace his trunk shocks

Re: When you have the TRD wing... [Re: Stephen] #55354 Oct 24, 2:10pm Oct 24, 2:10pm
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Originally Posted by Stephen
Originally Posted by Shinobi

not hard to open...just hard to let it not fall down FOO!


i pity tha foo who doesn't replace his trunk shocks


rofl rofl

Mine stays open too, it must be your shocks. thumbsdown


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hey.. real TRD wing comes with special strong shocks.

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There are three different types of Liftgate/Trunk Support Assembly (shocks)...

WITHOUT SPOILER (economy/weakest)

WITH SPOILER (standard)...
I have these with my Kaminari spoiler - they work just fine in California's warm climate (cold/damp weather seems to give it a bit of troubles staying up though)

WITH SPOILER & WITH REAR WIPER (luxury/strongest)...
this is also the set that comes standard when you purchase the Action Package (aka TRD) Spoiler

Each shock is about $115 (Set is $230 grin)

The part number is listed on the outside of your Liftgate/Trunk Support Assembly (shocks), if you feel like double-checking which ones you have installed happywink

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Re: When you have the TRD wing... [Re: isaac] #55357 Oct 24, 7:57pm Oct 24, 7:57pm
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crap! 230 for a new set????? eek
i hope i never have to replace mine!


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shouldn't do that...
FG is light...
something is wrong.


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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
shouldn't do that...
FG is light...
something is wrong.


I don't think anything is wrong, he probably just had the economy shocks and they can't handle the added weight. Time to upgrade! thumbsup


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Originally Posted by EvanJ
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
shouldn't do that...
FG is light...
something is wrong.


I don't think anything is wrong, he probably just had the economy shocks and they can't handle the added weight. Time to upgrade! thumbsup


yea... Ill try to cop some new shocks. but damn I didnt know shocks costed that much.

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yea shinobi didnt you have the weak shocks since your car came with no spoiler? that could be the reason right there

Re: When you have the TRD wing... [Re: Evan] #55362 Oct 25, 1:10pm Oct 25, 1:10pm
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Originally Posted by EvanJ
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
shouldn't do that...
FG is light...
something is wrong.


I don't think anything is wrong, he probably just had the economy shocks and they can't handle the added weight. Time to upgrade! thumbsup


idk
remember i had the APR on mine? that thing weighed like 30 lbs on stock shocks...but it did come with the stock spoiler on it...

so idk...


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Did your car come with a stock spoiler? If it did and its still under warranty take it to the dealer and just tell them that your hatch wont stay up. Dont mention the after market spoiler unless they bring it up. Yes they will see it but they may not say anything unless you bring it up. I had a problem with my supports and the service rep said that its a common problem and replaced them with no questions asked. I havent seen a TSB on this but like I said the rep seemed very well aware of this problem. The ones they put on were noticeably stronger. Part No. 68960-20240. Just my .02

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i had those shock replacements with my TRD wing. At first i couldnt understand why coz all our celis here come standard with spoilers and the TRD wing wasnt that much heavier than the standard one (or at least i thought). But i guess it all makes sense now. lol.

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