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Colorado B.S. Thread

Discussion in 'Colorado' started by Kappes03, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. Apr 24, 2018 at 7:45 AM
    Martyinco

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    Thats what you get with old neighbors who don't take care of their trees...
     
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  2. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:21 AM
    CO MTN Steve

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    Those running Fumoto Valves, is this "lever clip" worth getting?

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  3. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:29 AM
    w.adventures

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    I have the fumoto on two vehicles. Never got the clip. I guess it doesn't hurt for peace of mind. On the Tacoma the valve was tucked up under my skid plate.
     
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  4. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:37 AM
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    when I saw it was plastic I took a pass when ordering for my Gen3. Look for the single wire hose clamp at Lowes or HD - had that on my first one (Gen2) and will use the same once I get off my lazy butt and get to the hardware store.
     
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  5. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:38 AM
    Squeaky Penguin

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    I've had a Fumoto on my truck for the last 6 years without the clip. I think it would be impossible for the lever to move on its own or by hitting it.

    A) the lever moves down, not up
    B) you have to push the lever to the side before it can rotate
     
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  6. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:41 AM
    Squeaky Penguin

    Squeaky Penguin Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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    Also, especially if you have skids, I would get the one with the nipple. Attach a short piece of hose to it, and tuck it up under the skid. I can drain right into my waste oil container without a pan, and spill zero drops...

    ... until I take off the stupid oil filter on the 3.4l.


    Queue @teamhypoxia saying his oil pan is dented from his Fumoto.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:48 AM
    w.adventures

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    Best part about the 2nd gen is the oil filter on top. Place a plastic bottle underneath the filter a no mess oil change in 15mins or less. Longest part of the oil change is waiting for the oil to drain.
    I always make such a mess with changing the oil in the sequoia. Freaking hate changing the oil on that thing.
     
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  8. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:50 AM
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    That's the one I picked up, I think it's the F103SX. I do have the clip on mine. I'll agree that it probably isn't needed.
     
  9. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:54 AM
    Squeaky Penguin

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    Those 2nd gens must suck if the best part is the oil filter location. :p


    I am a bit envious of how easy that looks. I use to change my oil filter through the wheel well, and then I welded coil bucket gussets right in the way... It's such a pain.

    Interesting. Haven't seen that one. I have the F103N
     
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  10. Apr 24, 2018 at 8:55 AM
    Martyinco

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    You're suppose to change the oil and filter :confused:
     
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  11. Apr 24, 2018 at 9:37 AM
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    It's an either, you can change the oil or the filter but never ever both, causes a disturbance with the flux capacitor and who knows where you will end up. :gossip:
     
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  12. Apr 24, 2018 at 9:42 AM
    Kappes03

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    This

    https://www.amazon.com/Fumoto-F-106N-Engine-Drain-Valve/dp/B003T7XUE4

    Or this...

    https://www.amazon.com/Fumoto-F-103...F8&qid=1524588176&sr=1-2&keywords=fumoto+f103
     
  13. Apr 24, 2018 at 9:48 AM
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    There is a guy on ebay that makes custom cables you give him a color choice, length, and lug post size he then makes it. I had mine made by him but still haven't installed them. I can look for info if you like
     
  15. Apr 24, 2018 at 9:56 AM
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  16. Apr 24, 2018 at 10:01 AM
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    Squeaky Penguin

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    106 is a different thread size, 103 is what you want.

    I have the N. S looks too short to attach a hose w/clamp.
     
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  18. Apr 24, 2018 at 10:09 AM
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  19. Apr 24, 2018 at 10:11 AM
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    Yep, have full armor since almost day 1 to play on trails here. Pretty sure RCI has upgrade skids to v2 long ago but mine serve their purpose and I am way too cheap to upgrade.
     
  20. Apr 24, 2018 at 10:24 AM
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    Armor is armor. If it gets dented hammer it out and add bracing. You definitely want the 103n I don't leave hose attached permanently, I just keep a short piece with my oil change suppplies and slip it on whenever I go to change the oil. You will love the valve especially on the Tacoma.
     
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