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anyone have an 2000-2006 tundra

Discussion in 'Tundras' started by Toyota Tacoma, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Jan 31, 2013 at 7:31 PM
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    dougmatson

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    I had a 2001 Acc cab, 4x4 Limited, since 2000 (55K mi) that I loved but i needed something to tow behind the Motorhome so I gave it to my son and got a 13' Tacoma 4x4 TRD Sport, Double cab L-bed. The Taco wheelbase is about a foot longer than the Tundra. The Tundra was a great truck hope the Taco turns out to be the same once I get used to the turning radius!
     
  2. Feb 1, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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    RK53

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    I have a 2000 access cab limited with 287k on it. Original owner. Stock. Oil changes every 3 k +/-.Great truck. 15 to 19 mpg.
    Just bought a new 13 Taco 4 dr, 4 x 4, sport. 4th Toyota. No complaints.
     
  3. Feb 7, 2013 at 11:06 AM
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    oldblue1968chevy

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    Dad has a 2000 2wd tundra with 3.4 170k nothing but oil changes a timing belt/waterpump and an accidental auto trans fuild change...lol
     
  4. Jan 23, 2014 at 12:04 PM
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    huntark03

    huntark03 I'd rather be hunting!

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    Where did you get the grille...did it come on it or is it a DW grille?
     
  5. Jan 23, 2014 at 6:28 PM
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    Exhaust

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    Extended diff breather, Grey Wire Mod, Tundra brake upgrade, Rockford-Fosgate door speakers and tweeters, other odds and ends.
    My first car was a 2001 Tundra. I love that truck. TRD with the 4.7 and access cab. Great on long drives, MPG wasn't terrible if you didn't put your foot down. But when you did it would take off. That engine is what I miss the most going to the 3.4 in my Taco.

    It's really not that bad to park, especially if you get those fish eye mirrors for your blind spots. I live in Center City, Philadelphia and parallel parking it really wasn't that bad.

    Get one, you won't regret it.
     
  6. Feb 24, 2014 at 6:01 AM
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    cowboy50

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    Just bought my first Tundra. 05 with 77k on it, city truck, clean, had to drive about 2.5 hours home after purchase. On the test drive everything was great. On the way back home settling in on the interstate I noticed the oil pressure gauge setting half way between the quarter mark and the half. Is this normal? I've had Tacomas with 4 bangers and they have always had good high oil pressure, no matter what engine speed. The pressure was steady but just seemed low. Any input would be appreciated thanks.:goingcrazy:
     
  7. Feb 26, 2014 at 12:15 PM
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    ISUGrad05

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    Could be the oil sending unit. Mine is usually between 3/4 at high rev and half at low rev.
     
  8. Feb 27, 2014 at 5:28 AM
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    cowboy50

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    That's what I was thinking too. I googled the symptoms and that is what they said to check. Liking the truck otherwise.
     
  9. Feb 27, 2014 at 5:35 AM
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    Blueitrgsr

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    Some bilsteins, OME 885's, and an AAL.
    I had an 06 double cab 4wd with leather. I loved that truck but with Florida gas prices I just couldn't take it anymore. I was getting terrible gas mileage with 33's and traded it in on a single cab tacoma. I do miss having all that room for sure.
     
  10. Mar 5, 2014 at 4:35 PM
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    i have a 03 4x4 stepside love it.. Its more of a back up truck then anything... At 16mpg that with a easy foot in town only bad thing about it..
     
  11. Mar 6, 2014 at 6:28 AM
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    Blacked out badges-rims OME lift with 881's & dakar pacs with D6XL AAL, summer tires=BFG 31x10.5x15 on 93 4runner rims,winter= Pirelli Scorpion Ice&Snow on stock steelies,Flowmaster exhaust, deck plate mod
    Sorry for the slow reply as i have not posted for over a year!

    The grill was stock...a special edition canadian package....I think only about 400 made in 2006
     
  12. May 27, 2014 at 9:01 PM
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    monkeyface

    monkeyface Douchebag, or just douche if we're friends

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    Stepsides rule . . . . . .
     
  13. May 28, 2014 at 5:53 PM
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    Chas of MRT

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    Thats the TRD Grille.

    Loving my 06 and excited about a 2015 in the near future
     
  14. May 29, 2014 at 4:11 PM
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    I'm on my 3rd tundra. Having owned both first gens and a second gen i much prefer the first gen. The 4.7 is an amazing motor
     
  15. Jun 1, 2014 at 5:52 PM
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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    Was that the first V8 for Tundras Landon ??
     
  16. Jun 1, 2014 at 7:48 PM
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    What do you mean? The 4.7 was available for all years of the first gen
     
  17. Jun 1, 2014 at 8:15 PM
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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now

    well, not too familiar with the Tundra or the engine sizes I still speak in cubic inch :eek: , so it always had a 4.7 , think I'm confusing the T100 with Tundra... i is ignernt but i learns good
     
  18. Jun 1, 2014 at 8:30 PM
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    Supermoto

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    Haha it's cool just wasn't sure what you weren't sure about. The first gen came with the 3.4 V6 or the 4.7 V8. the 2005 and 2006 model years came with the 4.7 VVTI along with a 5 speed auto so those are the most sought after.
     
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  19. Jun 3, 2014 at 3:38 AM
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    cowboy50

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    liking my 05 except for the mileage. Avg. about 15 or more. Was wondering if anyone has ever messed with changing the gear ratio to a little higher gear to see if that would help. I know you would be sacrificing some of the pulling power but with gas prices the way they are I would be willing to lose a little power for more mileage and so far from what I read here there is not much we can do that really helps.
     
  20. May 25, 2015 at 7:29 AM
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    marshall765

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    I have a 2003 Tundra 2x4 access cab that I use as my daily to work and back driver. I have owned it from 30K to its current 130K and it has been an overall great truck.

    My biggest issue is the front brakes. In 100K of driving I have rebuilt them 3 times to include pads and rotors. The problem is the calipers are too small. This causes too much heat, warping, and pre-mature brake wear. 03s come with 2 brake setups, mine has the bigger, but I still have to do a lot of brake maintenance. They are great brakes, they just wear faster than any other vehicle I have ever owned.

    Otherwise than that, i'm happy with my 03 Tundra
     
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