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2 months and sill have not popped the hood..

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Kingfrog, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:47 PM
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    Kingfrog

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    I just realized I have not looked under the hood ever in the 2 months I ave had the truck.......LOL

    I guess I have no reason to at this point. I know there is an engine, But I don;t know if the previous owner did anything under there,,,,,,,re air kits...I;;ll hav e to check ...Looking at the truck and the records i think it was a boomer who owned the truck and unlikely to br messing with the performance
     
  2. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:50 PM
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    You drunk?:D
     
  3. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:50 PM
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    At least check fluid levels.
     
  4. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:51 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    not to be a jackass, but "i have no reason to . . ." and "i dont know if the previous owner did anything. . ." back to back contradicts itself. pop that taco's cherry and make sure your fluids are right at least man.
     
  5. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:52 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Who cares , the dummy lights will come on if there's a problem .
     
  6. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:53 PM
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    LOL. Not always.
     
  7. Feb 19, 2011 at 9:56 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    ive driven cars with mis firing sparks plugs, dead O2 sensors. . . hell even one with a shot piston with no lights on the dash. there are douche bags out there that will just take that bulb out behind the dash to fuck somebody's day/year up to get rid of a ride.

    . . . . .or were you just being sarcastic:confused:
     
  8. Feb 19, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    And to add: My catalytic converters went bad but the Check Engine light didn't come on like it should of.
     
  9. Feb 19, 2011 at 10:02 PM
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    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    You retards .

    Sarcasm much ?
     
  10. Feb 19, 2011 at 10:02 PM
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    Might wanna take a quick peek under the hood.....
     
  11. Feb 19, 2011 at 10:13 PM
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    Shit, I checked the fluids on mine the day I brought it home and it was brand new.
     
  12. Feb 19, 2011 at 10:19 PM
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    X2, and I've checked them monthly since I've had it.
     
  13. Feb 19, 2011 at 11:02 PM
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    i take a quick look under mi hood every week.
     
  14. Feb 19, 2011 at 11:36 PM
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    Haven't popped the hood on mine either, but will be for the first time this week when I install the new fuse box.
     
  15. Feb 20, 2011 at 1:23 AM
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    The day I brought mine home, I popped the hood and pissed all over the engine. You gotta mark what's yours man! :rolleyes:
     
  16. Feb 20, 2011 at 1:34 AM
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    I can understand that, there are many people that never open the hood, I even know some highly educated people that don't know how to open the hood, I even know a guy that can't open his hood to fill up his window washer and he fills the washer fluid up in a kids squirt gun and shoots it out the open drivers window to hit the windshield.
     
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    WOW.
     
  18. Feb 20, 2011 at 2:16 AM
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  19. Feb 20, 2011 at 3:49 AM
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    Yesterday is two weeks since I brought the truck home, new from the dealership...and I haven't opened the hood yet, but probably will today. I need to pull it into the shop bay anyhow to see how the new 17" with 1/4 spacers will fit.

    Spent the last two days working on one of our OTHER 4x4, a 62 M37 Military Power Wagon, and the wife stopped at a church youth group car wash and had the kids get 50 lbs of mud off her Jeep Sahara.

    I did order a case of oil filters, the NAPA branded Wix 51348, or the NAPA 1348, since they fit both the Jeep and the Tacoma. Love my local NAPA store...throw an oddball filter on the counter, fitting or part and they find one for you...
     
  20. Feb 20, 2011 at 7:47 AM
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    I only put 800 miles on it and the oil was just done at the dealership before I bought it. Nothing really to see until I need to see it I guess,

    Its not something I think about if everything is working fine and I am not getting any CELS or lights. I went 8 months with a new Honda and never popped the hood. The thought of wrenching gives me a sick feeling. I HATE working on auto mechanics. The days of replacing ECMS, Dual point distributors, fuel pumps on the side of the road in 62 Falcons and 4 BBL carbs on Thinderbirds in Pep Boys parking lots are long gone for this guy. I even despise oil changes.

    I leave a lot to the pros. (Oil changes I will do out of warranty otherwise I want the dealer records of service.)

    IF I cannot fix it with my trusty Wal Mart socket set. I 'll pay my neighbor who was a 30 year retired ASE mechanic who has sockets as big as restaurant soup cans or take it to another mechanic we know. I dropped an old car there once for someone and said fix anything and everything. HE came back with "you need brakes in about 5000 miles thank you no charge....With people like that why should I mess with it?

    LOL Some people like messing around with their nuts and bolts. Its a hobby.
    When I got my bike I put pipes , EFI ECM, Airkit, bags and I stripped out a star bolt for the cobra lamp mounts... 6 hours of heat guns drilling etc to to remove the bad bolt....UGH

    Invariably when I start a "project" I am missing a key tool and have to run to find it...

    Recoding Music is my hobby and pt time business. I pay pros to do things. I do only the easy stuff....I would not ask a mechanic to do my gig.. I shouldn't be doing his.

    Some mods I will do...Like sticking on vent visors..LOL and non cutting electrical mods. Oh and I did change the cabin filters on the RAV....
     
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