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2016 OVTune Tacoma 3.5L Manual Transmission / Engine ECU Reflash

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by OVTune, Oct 18, 2017.

  1. Jun 13, 2019 at 4:33 PM
    06ltd

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    Yes, I had two different configurations of custom hoses made (about $25 each). It's not worth the effort. There isn't enough room to get the flex hose routed nicely where it wouldn't rub on anything once the shield is back on. They do function, but I wasn't happy with the fit.

    The hard line is super easy to bend and get fit just right. I got the union and line for under $10 locally.


    https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p...x-12-paj-312/22190031-P?searchTerm=poly+armor

    https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p...rted-blu-9c/22190058-P?searchTerm=brake+union

    Bleeding isn't bad as long as you clamp off the reservoir hose. I gravity bled mine for about 10 minutes and it only took a few pumps of the clutch pedal by my wife to get normal operation. I just cracked the bleeder wide open with a piece of tubing on it to a catch can and kept the reservoir topped off. I used these to pinch off the line:
    https://www.harborfreight.com/4-piece-fluid-line-clamp-set-65116.html
     
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  3. Jun 13, 2019 at 6:11 PM
    Toyotafanforlife1991

    Toyotafanforlife1991 Live FREE and drive a TOYOTA!!!

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    I second this, I bought my pre cut steel line at advance and just shaped it and it was super easy to do. Biggest pain for me was unbloting the cat bracket and putting back. All said and done took about an hour, and definitely worth it. Just take your time! And I just used some needle nose vice grips to clamp the line, just be careful.
     
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  4. Jun 13, 2019 at 6:27 PM
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    Does he really though?... :rolleyes:
     
  5. Jun 13, 2019 at 7:22 PM
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    I feel like my 18 TRD Pro drives pretty well as it sits but this Tune is piquing my interest. I am ordering the ADM. I can't believe how frustrating it a gear change can be when trying to hammer it, makes no sense.
     
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  6. Jun 14, 2019 at 4:49 AM
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    I promise the 18 Pro will be 1000x better with the tune. You will be able to drive under 3000 RPMs up a slight incline without downshifting. It’s amazing.
     
  7. Jun 14, 2019 at 8:15 AM
    St.Germain

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    yeah, even with a passenger or two!
     
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  8. Jun 14, 2019 at 12:12 PM
    Shellshock

    Shellshock Guy who drives a lot

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    GOD I SHOULD HAVE DONE THIS A LONG TIME AGO. If you haven’t done it, go do it now!

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  9. Jun 14, 2019 at 12:15 PM
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    So, I take it that you went on your first drive? :cheers:

    :burnrubber:
     
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  10. Jun 14, 2019 at 12:17 PM
    Shellshock

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    Sure did. Totally changes things. Amazing how much that POS changes the driving experience.
     
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  11. Jun 14, 2019 at 12:18 PM
    tonered

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    Nothing like designing and installing a $100 part the just makes the experience and wear worse.
     
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  12. Jun 14, 2019 at 1:51 PM
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    OVTuned and "trail damaged"
    How painful was the bleed? I duno why, but it kind of intimidates me.
     
  13. Jun 14, 2019 at 1:53 PM
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:



































    :canada: Sorry, eh?

    :crapstorm:
     
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  14. Jun 14, 2019 at 1:59 PM
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    Well the first time I did it I had no idea what I was doing and failed miserably. Mostly due to frustration and it was getting cold.

    My method is pump the clutch a bunch, bleed, then repeat more times than necessary.

    Today I only did a couple cycles before I had all the air out of the system.

    I did a write up a while back that’s fairly detailed. Follow this process and you’ll be golden.

    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...dm-and-bs-thread.568303/page-41#post-19760830
     
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  15. Jun 14, 2019 at 1:59 PM
    Shellshock

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    I knew that was coming sooner or later lol
     
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  16. Jun 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM
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    That was the most unintentionally funny post that I have read in a long time.

    The bleed is easy if a couple things are going on: the inlet line clamp allows a little dribble while you work and you connect the upper fitting first to allow the new line to self-fill.

    All the steps are here:
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/mt-accumulator-delete-mod-adm-and-bs-thread.568303/
     
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  17. Jun 14, 2019 at 2:01 PM
    tonered

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    Sorry, man! I was just glad that I wasn't taking a sip of something or eating a chicken wing.
     
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  18. Jun 14, 2019 at 2:18 PM
    friendlywithbears

    friendlywithbears a tree falling in the woods

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    I hate doing bleeds, and for that reason I'm out.
     
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  19. Jun 14, 2019 at 2:23 PM
    tonered

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    Bleeding clutches is the worst, but only one clutch line versus all four corners, sometimes requiring you to jack and pull tires? I'll take the clutch.

    This is not bad at all. My daughter was in the garage for 5min tops.

    It is totally worth your hour of work. If not, I'll buy you beers. :D
     
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  20. Jun 14, 2019 at 2:26 PM
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    OVTuned and "trail damaged"
    Just did the bleed and not worth it. I'll PM my address ;)
     

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