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What is this tiny tray for?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by rocket4runner, Mar 21, 2019.

  1. Apr 9, 2019 at 5:19 PM
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    Dreaded_Marauder

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    FC0AD1B6-3808-4038-89DC-B6DFE2871967.jpgI can confirm. It’s almost too funny how well it does fit.
     
  2. Apr 9, 2019 at 9:46 PM
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    As I have no use for that tray, besides the above use for dog waste bags (wife agrees. Perfect place). I am not sure how I noticed this (my OCD).
    Anyway, someone mentioned that it was the ash tray. I don't believe that is correct as I have seen on the Toyota website one of those ashtrays that looks like a Coffee mug with a hole in the middle.
    I snapped this picture on YouTube & shows one factory use for it.
    The cigarette lighter! Because the truck only has 250 already! I know they likely won't heat a lighter (different plug).
    Anyway... my findings! LolScreenshot_20190409-233953_YouTube.jpg
     
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  3. Apr 10, 2019 at 4:55 AM
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    Just looks like a ring sitting in there. Maybe a wedding band
     
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  4. Apr 10, 2019 at 9:06 AM
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    Good eye!
    I didn't zoom in. It was in a YouTube review video & I thought it was factory. The guy probably took it off as to not scratch the car.

    This brings up a good question.
    In other markets, where is the cigarette lighter in this vehicle?

    What is this tray... lol
     
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  5. Apr 10, 2019 at 9:11 AM
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    I thought that’s where all TRD off-road owners put their lipstick and eyeliner :boink:

    :yes:
     
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  6. Apr 10, 2019 at 9:28 AM
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    I keep mine in the console:spy:
     
  7. Apr 10, 2019 at 12:15 PM
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    Yes yes! Haha
     
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  8. Apr 10, 2019 at 3:30 PM
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    It's for quarters as mentioned.
     
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  9. Apr 10, 2019 at 3:49 PM
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    Mine is way too big for quarters. They would just rattle & drive me nuts.
    We bought a center counsel divider for change, loose items etc. $10 on Amazon.
     
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  10. Apr 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM
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    I agree with you, I always put a rock there or chapstick.
     
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  11. Apr 10, 2019 at 6:37 PM
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    The left coast
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    I’ve thought about notching it out and trimming it to see if I can fit some rocker switches or even a switchpro
     
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  12. Apr 10, 2019 at 6:39 PM
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    That would be very interesting to see, remember back in the day's when they use to drop the Tacoma's to make them look like lowriders with Airbags
     
  13. Apr 10, 2019 at 6:43 PM
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    The left coast
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    I was thinking lights, accessories etc.
     
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  14. Apr 10, 2019 at 6:49 PM
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    That would be a good idea...
     
  15. Apr 10, 2019 at 6:51 PM
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    That's what I see too
     
  16. Apr 10, 2019 at 9:07 PM
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    Yeah good idea, just trim off the parts that stick up and put the switch pro controller over top it all. Probably would work well.
     
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  17. Apr 11, 2019 at 7:42 AM
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    That slot seems like a good opportunity for someone with a 3d printer to come up with something that adheres in the opening with 3m tape that holds a phone or something useful.
     
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  18. Apr 12, 2019 at 8:31 AM
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    I put my garage door remote in that spot...
     
  19. Apr 12, 2019 at 9:14 AM
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    You high-fallutten TRD folks have your pen trays stunted by your fancy schmancy joy sticks. If you could only humble yourselves like us SR5ers you'd have a full length tray and no worries at all.;)
     
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  20. Apr 12, 2019 at 9:46 AM
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    Actually, to an extent he is right.
    After some Google images I found a picture of a long one.
    It is the ones with the 4wd knob as opposed to the shifter. The shifter makes it useful (in terms of writing items) for golf pencils only!
    Now I think we have all the ways to use "this tiny tray" lol
    But wait, there is a pen holder in the arm rest... Maybe you do "put your weed in it" LMAO
    :notsure:
    Screenshot_20190412-113916_Google.jpg
     
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  21. Apr 12, 2019 at 10:15 AM
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    That tiny tray is much to small to hold weed.

    I need the center console to store my brick. :rasta:
     
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  22. Apr 12, 2019 at 10:18 AM
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    Maybe one big joint or blunt! LMAO
    Not that I would know.
    I saw it on TV once... lol
     
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    I like the way you think.
     
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    The left coast
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    Don’t have Home link?
     
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    How old is your garage door opener?

    Some of the older ones require you to press some button on the garage door opener itself in order to talk to the Homelink button. Mine needed to be done this way.
     
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    Well, there’s your problem. You’re over qualified. My old house had a newer garage door opener with home link and it took me about a minute to have mine up and running.
     
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  27. Apr 12, 2019 at 10:49 AM
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    Great.
    Now I have to try mine again... :frustrated:
    Opener is only a couple years old.
    Time to find that manual or go online.
    #Garagemod! Lol
     
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    It worked for a while and stopped. Easier to use the sure thing...
     
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    Do you have a favorite rock, or just any rock?
     

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