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A pillar grab handle

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010-2024)' started by CommTech16, May 15, 2019.

  1. May 15, 2019 at 7:16 AM
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    CommTech16

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    Has anyone figured out a grab handle for the driver side a pillar? Aka the oh shit handle....
     
  2. May 15, 2019 at 8:30 AM
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    My.... Oh never mind. :D
     
  3. May 15, 2019 at 12:44 PM
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    Check this thread out...
     
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  4. May 15, 2019 at 1:46 PM
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    Wow thanks! Incredible write u .
     
  5. May 15, 2019 at 3:41 PM
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    A-pillar grab handle Side steps Window tint Stereo upgrade - Pioneer speakers and 5ch amp AVS Bugflector
    Did this mod 6 months ago but made my own bracket. Finished product looked the same as the picture in the above link. In combination with the side steps, this mod is well worth installing. :yes:
     
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  6. May 15, 2019 at 10:14 PM
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  7. May 16, 2019 at 9:13 AM
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    Can you post some pics of the install and or did you do a write up somewhere?
     
  8. May 16, 2019 at 5:41 PM
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    A-pillar grab handle Side steps Window tint Stereo upgrade - Pioneer speakers and 5ch amp AVS Bugflector
    Did not do a write up because a write up was already posted and at the moment I can't remember who posted. Was searching the site to see if anyone had successfully done this. Probably was the same one referenced in this thread. At the time he wasn't offering a bracket for sale so I just dug into the junk box and found some metal strapping to make the bracket. If you are not comfortable with metal fabrication it might be best to purchase a bracket. The bracket is for the lower bolt as the upper bracket is already there. The scary part is locating the hole you must make in the a-pillar trim panel. Of course the added bracket must be located on the a-pillar in such a way as to match the hole centers of the handle. This mod can be intensive so the rule of thumb is to think carefully, measure 3 times and cut or drill once!
     
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  9. May 16, 2019 at 10:52 PM
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    Does this mod interfere with any airbags?
     
  10. May 17, 2019 at 5:52 PM
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    Will not interfere with airbag deployment. Just be careful working around the airbag. Best to disconnect negative battery lead while working around airbags.
     
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  11. Jul 13, 2019 at 12:33 PM
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    Do you have a picture of your sliders? I’m looking to add them
     
  12. Oct 31, 2019 at 9:56 AM
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    Nice, just had a local stereo shop install mine (ordered the kit from link earlier in thread) along with a M4 cam https://momentocam.com/dash-cams/m4 will update with pics just need to take some.
     
  13. Mar 16, 2020 at 10:06 AM
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    I did this a few months ago as well. It’s better then grabbing the steering wheel

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  15. Mar 16, 2020 at 2:41 PM
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    GTR high and low beams, Victory rear carrier, remote oil filter, Dimple magnetic oil pan plug, interior LED lights, T9 radio, driver side grab handle, 305/50R20 Grabber A/TX on Helo 20 x 9's
    Just fired an email off to Jason. I be jonesing for a handle bad. Real bad ;)
     
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  16. Mar 16, 2020 at 3:27 PM
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    Had this in 4th gen and was shocked it was not in the 5th
     
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  17. Mar 16, 2020 at 3:46 PM
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    Ordered!!!
     
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  18. Dec 22, 2021 at 3:54 PM
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    Searched for a grab handle post today after the wife broke the folding handle off getting into the rig. For as much money as these vehicles cost, the lack of a driver side door pillar handle combined with the overhead cheap folding handle is ridiculous.

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  19. Dec 22, 2021 at 10:01 PM
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    Now you can add the a-pillar grab handle, AND replace the broken folding one above the door with a solid grab handle from an FJ Cruiser.
     
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  20. Dec 22, 2021 at 10:28 PM
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    Good idea, it does not look too hard and the other type of handles are much nicer. I found the thread on the other board.
     
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  21. Dec 23, 2021 at 10:05 AM
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    Exactly. I had actually forgotten about that thread, but thanks for reminding me. I personally would go the route WAT4R did in post #22 - using T-nuts instead of the rivnut approach. Simpler, less work, and reversible, should one want to.
     
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  22. Dec 23, 2021 at 11:34 AM
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    Thanks again, I orderd the T nuts from your Amazon link.
     
  23. Dec 23, 2021 at 11:53 AM
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    I have a bracket available if anyone is interested. Decided not to install.
     
  24. Dec 23, 2021 at 4:21 PM
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    How much?
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