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1st Oil Change

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Equara11, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Oct 27, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    Equara11

    Equara11 [OP] Member

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    OME 885x front coils with OME shocks, Driver side coil Trim Packer, 10mm top plate spacers, Light Racing UCA's, 1 inch differential drop, swaybar relocate hardware, carrier bearing drop, rear Bilstein 5100 shocks with 1.5 inch block, Firestone Ride Rite Air Bags, front windows tinted.
    Hey all - I'm a new member and a new Tacoma owner. I've enjoyed reading the posts and look forward to the info gained from the forums. Anyhow, I was wondering if anyone was going the 5k before the first oil change or should I rid the original oil sooner? I'm at 1000 miles now.
     
  2. Oct 27, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    Texoma

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    A bunch a cool stickers, a bada ass MetalMiller Tx Longhorns grill emblem painted Hemi Orange, JBA long tube headers with o2 sims, Diff breather mod, Red LED interior lights, Fancy head unit that plays ipod n movies, Also DIY install factory stuff like, factory cruise control, factory intermittent wipers, OME nitro struts with 886x springs and toy tec top plate, JBA high caster UCA's for better alignmnet and dey beefier too, Old Man Emu Dakar leaf springs in da rear with the gear, U bolt flipper, Ivan Stewart TRD rims with 33" K Bro 2's, some bad ass weather tech floor liners so I don't muck up my interior, an ATO shackle flipper for mo travel in da rear wit the gear, also super shiny Fox 2.0 shocks back there too, all sorts of steal armor for bouncing off of the rocks like demello sliders, AP front skid, trans skid, n transfer skid, demello gas tank skid, and a tough as nails ARB bumper with warn 8k winch, I'm sure there's more

    You're good at every 5k, rotate your tires as well.
     
  3. Oct 27, 2011 at 8:29 PM
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    pataco

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    FOX 2.0 RESIS,LRUCAS,BILLY 5100S ON THE REAR.MAGNAFLOW 11264,COLOR MATCHED GRILL,YELLOW FOG MOD.OVER HEAD DVD,FEDERAL COURAGIA M/T
    welcome aboard,and yeah.....what they said.^^^^^^^
     
  4. Oct 28, 2011 at 12:50 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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    3" OME lift 885s & Dakars riding on 33" KM2s Click the sig pic to see the build thread .
    6 months or 5K
    after 6 months only had 2K on it but got it changed.
    Oh and [​IMG]Welcome to TW from Sparks, NV[​IMG] and thanks for not asking this in the new member section.
     
  5. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:35 AM
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    Tacologist

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    Rear leaf suspension. Home done tailgate re-inforcement.
    Now would be a great time to change it and get any new engine bits out. Then go to 5000 miles during the warranty and you can easily bump it up to 7000 miles ( or more ) using a synthetic oil from that point on.
     
  6. Oct 28, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    scottri

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    I just drove mine for the 5,000 then changed it to Mobile 1 after that. I don't see any real reason to change it sooner but I'm sure there are people that prefer to change it sooner.
     
  7. Oct 28, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    Equara11

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    OME 885x front coils with OME shocks, Driver side coil Trim Packer, 10mm top plate spacers, Light Racing UCA's, 1 inch differential drop, swaybar relocate hardware, carrier bearing drop, rear Bilstein 5100 shocks with 1.5 inch block, Firestone Ride Rite Air Bags, front windows tinted.
    Thanks for the input and opinions on this.
     

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