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4.0L 1GR 2nd Gen Oil Change Guide

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by chris4x4, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. Sep 22, 2017 at 8:20 AM
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    Experienced mechanics seldom use torque wrenches. Not telling you to not use them, but it's the experience that educates your sense of how tight to go. For those who lack the experience, there are Stubby ratchets available, short handles that prevent over tightening by limiting the leverage of the handle.

    About when to GTFO from under the drain plug... This is a lesson you learn every time you change oil. If you get a Fumoto Valve, you only have to learn it once.
     
  3. Sep 22, 2017 at 8:24 AM
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    As well as inexperienced Shady mechanics.. How can you tell the difference.. This is why no one but myself works on my vehicles.
     
  4. Sep 22, 2017 at 8:26 AM
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    Does anybody know of a good deal on oem filters? I'm out of the 12 I bought 60k miles ago.
     
  5. Sep 22, 2017 at 8:29 AM
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    Check ebay for sellers with a case, usually have a best offer option. Also link below in products discussed.
     
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    10 x $34.50 shipped not bad.
     
  8. Sep 22, 2017 at 9:19 AM
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    Don't care about gaskets as I got fumoto
     
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    Most people should get and replace gaskets, not end of world If you don't.
    Except for this case.
     
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    Is this job doable without ramps on a prerunner?

    Also if I buy a torque wrench, can you install the fumoto valve with a socket or do I need some sort of extension/adapter?
     
  15. Sep 24, 2017 at 5:26 PM
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    How skinny are you. Lol
     
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    As long as you aren't shaped like a beach ball, you should fit. I do mine without ramps. You'll need a crowsfoot wrench to torque it.
     
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    I'm 6'1 180 and I change mine without ramps and have plenty of room to spare.

    No clue on the fumoto valve. It's so easy without.. plus I'd always be worried it would accidentally drain itself. Not sure if that ever happens, but not something I'm willing to risk myself.
     
  18. Sep 25, 2017 at 7:26 AM
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    "accidentally"
     
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    Dammit, I’m gonna need ramps...shit.
     
  20. Sep 25, 2017 at 11:21 AM
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