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Aluminum replacement for plastic rear coolant bypass joint

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Jowett, Jan 5, 2021.

  1. Jan 24, 2022 at 2:50 PM
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    Unbolted the motor mounts & tipped it? Which direction? Did they have to separate the transmission from the motor for easier access? Sorry but I don't have a 3rd gen so I can't see the part itself.
     
  2. Jan 25, 2022 at 5:19 AM
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    Not sure, they didn't mention doing that but that seems logical to me. :notsure:
     
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  3. Apr 25, 2022 at 5:02 PM
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    Any update on the aluminum part getting modded to fit properly?
     
  4. Apr 30, 2022 at 8:21 AM
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  5. Apr 30, 2022 at 8:32 AM
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    No updates. I'm back on it...
     
  6. Aug 5, 2022 at 12:02 PM
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    So close to buying a 2022 MT OR. Then I see this coolant pipe issue. I want this truck so bad though…

    If you geniuses find a workaround for this, I’m in to buy.
     
  7. Aug 5, 2022 at 12:16 PM
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    Then buy the truck. You have a 3y/36k mile Factory warranty and the ability to have an extended warranty.
     
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  8. Aug 5, 2022 at 12:19 PM
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    The sale is not solidified yet. Still waiting for the dealer to get their ducks in a row.
     
  9. Aug 5, 2022 at 4:46 PM
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    Buy it and enjoy it.
     
  10. Aug 5, 2022 at 5:52 PM
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    We have only seen this sort of rarely on earlier 3rd Gens. Don't let this issue hold you back. There are no issues on the 3rd Gen that happened in significant numbers that wasn't already taken care of with a TSB, Recall, or easy mods.
     
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    Yea, seriously. It's 2022; there are so many high mileage 3rd Gen tacomas out there. Every issue is documented because of the ubiquity of the platform.

    If you need a midsize truck, just do it.
     
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  12. Aug 6, 2022 at 10:54 AM
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    It happened to me and I'd still buy another one without hesitation. Fingers crossed on the replacement they put in my truck!!
     
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  13. Aug 7, 2022 at 5:31 AM
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    Yeah!

    Hopefully you are all sorted out for the long haul.

    :cheers:
     
  14. Aug 7, 2022 at 5:32 AM
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    Right on!
     
  15. Aug 9, 2022 at 1:47 PM
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    Jowett where did you get your part from. I been looking ? You say $119 I see $125 or more. Thanks
     
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  17. Aug 9, 2022 at 6:17 PM
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    Those dealers won't let you buy them without a vin# that I don't have. I call one of them to day and from the man's mouth if I don't have a vin# for that model of car I can't buy it. I call BS I'm paying money for it correct.
     
  18. Aug 9, 2022 at 7:37 PM
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    Toyota has been requiring vin #s more frequently in recent years... how soon do you need it? Can probably get one direct from Japan.
     
  19. Aug 9, 2022 at 8:38 PM
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    I already bought the plastic junk and going to be putting it on this weekend. Thanks. I figured you had a place to get it . That is why I asked . I'll just figure it out in the next the 30,000 when this one goes bad.
     
  20. Aug 9, 2022 at 8:43 PM
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    And by the way why don't you just remove the two pipe nipples and thread the hols for pipe fittings. The top you can go small and pipe plug it and the back go brass 90 with 5/8 barbed nipple . Simple and easy . The you can just move the stock hose over and down to that fitting.
     

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