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Replacing rear license plate mount unit

Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by par4you, Oct 18, 2017.

  1. Oct 18, 2017 at 2:26 PM
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    par4you

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    How do you remove and replace the rear license plate mount assembly on 2001 4runner
     
  2. Oct 23, 2017 at 6:31 PM
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    par4you

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    Do you mean to tell me no one has ever removed and replaced the entire assembly ..... what's the secret !!!!!
     
  3. Nov 22, 2017 at 12:32 PM
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    GPSevinSixx

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    Remove the inner plastic trim and it will expose another steel plate with 10 bolts or so and then the panel is accesible. I've pulled mine off.
     
  4. Dec 1, 2017 at 10:53 AM
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    par4you

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    Thanks , did you have the rear window up or down ??????
     
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