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Old 04-25-2009, 08:43 AM   #1
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Alright.... going to do my first oil change..... got 5w-30 synthetic and a fram filter.... and I am going to check the trans fluid.... grease everything I can see.... clean the inside and wash the outside.... prob drain the brake fluid resvior and ps resvior..... anything else I should do... truck has almost 80k on her
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Sounds like a lot of work! hope all goes well and you end up soon...
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Old 04-25-2009, 08:47 AM   #3
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Sounds like a lot of work! hope all goes well and you end up soon...
I got this... going to have the hornets game on the radio... and will be done in time to watch the draft!!!!!!
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Old 04-25-2009, 08:48 AM   #4
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seafoam the motor, change the fuel filter....spark plugs if you havent done them, and the rear diff(and transfer case/front diff if you are 4x4).
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Nevermind. Didnt see it was a first gen.
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Old 04-25-2009, 10:27 AM   #6
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Im about to do my rear/front diffs, and Trans. case. Switchin to Mobil 1 synthetic.
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Old 04-25-2009, 01:44 PM   #7
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seafoam the motor, change the fuel filter....spark plugs if you havent done them, and the rear diff(and transfer case/front diff if you are 4x4).
I am going to change the plugs this summer... along with the trans filter and rear end fluid... and I cleaned out the intake with some carb cleaner.... lot of smoke when I sprayed it in...
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Old 04-25-2009, 01:53 PM   #9
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Has the timing belt & water pump been changed?

Flush & fill the radiator
Flush & fill the steering fluid
I havent changed the tbelt water pump but when I get closer to 90k I am going to change it... and the radiator and ps and brake I did today..
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I havent changed the tbelt water pump but when I get closer to 90k I am going to change it... and the radiator and ps and brake I did today..
Double check your owners manual. For my 96 tacoma I owned, the timing belt was recommended to be changed at 60K miles.

At 75K miles - my radiator fluid kept loosing fluid. At 85K miles, I finally realized my water pump was leaking. I had the 3.4L also.
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Double check your owners manual. For my 96 tacoma I owned, the timing belt was recommended to be changed at 60K miles.

At 75K miles - my radiator fluid kept loosing fluid. At 85K miles, I finally realized my water pump was leaking. I had the 3.4L also.
yea the book has it at 90k
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