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I have a 1997 standard cab Tacoma.
The drivers seat has a rubber mount or bushing for the outboard seat track. The rubber mount is for the rear seat track bolt. It goes between the seat track and the floor pan. It looks like it is made to allow the seat to flex a little in the mounts.
My rubber bushing is wasted. The seat can move side to side more than an inch. I removed the bushing and used a stack of metal washers to fill the gap. Now my seat is mounted solidly to the floor pan.
Can anybody tell me what this rubber bushing is for.
Will I do damage to my taco by using the metal washers instead of the rubber?
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I don't have rubber bushings on my 02.....The only thing I can say it would be there for would be to help keep water out since the bolts actually go through the floorboard. I've seen a small amount of muddy water come in through there. I would say the washers would probably be just fine..
 
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