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Bad news regarding my truck and TW

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Krazie Sj, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. Jul 10, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    I changed my oil successfully today and no hilarious hijinx happened this time.


    Sorry guys.

    0710091843a.jpg

    Anyone know why they changed the gaskets around? The clear one is the one that was on there prior and the solid (Blue) one is the dealership one.

    Unless the clear one is from my mechanics....:confused:
     
  2. Jul 10, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

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  3. Jul 10, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

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    Boo..... I wanted this to be a comedy thread again.
     
  4. Jul 10, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    :woot: :woot: :woot: congrats on the successful oil change....

    can't help with the washer... mine are the solid ones.
     
  5. Jul 10, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Just changed my oil on Sunday and used the "blue" gasket I got from trdparts4u.com.;)
     
  6. Jul 10, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    JKD

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    Why is the gasket a routinely replaceable part? My cars have always had captive rubber or plastic seals on the oil drain bolts...I think I have replaced one in twenty years of driving, and it was about thirty years old at the time.
     
  7. Jul 10, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    I used to have a 1990 Nissan pickup and never changed a gasket and I did all the oil changes for 10 years. Don't know if it didn't have one, or what, but never had a leak....
     
  8. Jul 10, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    lsocoee

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  9. Jul 10, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    It's an extra what? $4-5 bucks a year? Over the life of a vehicle, 15 years, you're looking at $60-$75 dollars?

    Small piece of mind for a small price.

    I'm just going to change mine every 3 oil changes.
     
  10. Jul 10, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    surfsupl

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    Clear one.... :quickdraw:........Blue one ?
     
  11. Jul 10, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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  12. Jul 10, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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  13. Jul 10, 2009 at 11:17 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Cheers Big Dog!
     
  14. Jul 11, 2009 at 4:27 AM
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    The dealer I get my filters at just gives them for free with a filter purchase. I figure if they are free, why not. They are the blue washers by the way.
     
  15. Jul 11, 2009 at 5:13 AM
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    Pink and red, clear or blue whats the difference maybe use a combination of both. Worst case is well I guess I don't have to tell you. :D


    J/k , Glad it all went well this time.
     
  16. Jul 11, 2009 at 6:12 AM
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  17. Jul 11, 2009 at 6:16 AM
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    Same. Changed mine over to synthetic and kept the factory gasket...got 3 or 4 free from the dealership when I picked up my oil filters...just gonna swap it out every 2 or 3 changes...

    No leaks or anything so far re-using the one that came with the truck.
     
  18. Jul 11, 2009 at 6:43 AM
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    How about a combination of the two.....prod3.jpg
     
  19. Jul 11, 2009 at 6:43 AM
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    Wow.....everyone was right, he IS a mouth breather!
     
  20. Jul 11, 2009 at 6:44 AM
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    Congrats mang! :laugh:
     
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