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DIY: Differential Breather Extension

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Toy4Life, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    if you cant find any.....i'll buy you some and ship it to ya.
     
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    nvm just called napa auto parts and they have it in stock, thanks though for ya help. i think ima just use the stock diff breather and put that on the end instead of the fuel filter cuz cant seem to find any over here
     
  3. tacomaman06

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    that'll work.....a few folks have done that as well.....just make sure you clamp it on with a band clamp really tight.
     
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    +hp, lifted, lights, dif breather mod, debadged, shorty antenna...
    alright, appreciate it.
     
  5. tacomaman06

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    anytime.
     
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    +hp, lifted, lights, dif breather mod, debadged, shorty antenna...
    oh btw would u recommend that i flush the rear diff fluid if i took it mudding one time? or should be still good to go?
     
  7. tacomaman06

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    you should be fine...unless you submerged the rear diff completely...then i'd change it.
     
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    :facepalm::facepalm::facepalm:[​IMG]
    man i was playing in the mud for like an hour damnnnn shoulda done this before hand :facepalm:
     
  9. tacomaman06

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    you'll be alright. i'd go ahead and do a drain and refill. switch over to synthetic as well.
     
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    im gonna take it to the stealership lol. when it comes to doing the simple things on cars or trucks i screw it up somehow lol. ill tell them to switch to synthetic oil though hopefully they can...
     
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    what size is the union thread
     
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    Is this mod only necessary on the rear diff? Or should it be done on the transmission and front diff as well?
     
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    The union thread as mentioned in a previous post on this thread is 1/8 BSPT (British Standard Pipe Taper Thread). Not to be confused with 1/8 NPT (National Pipe Taper Thread).

    I'll be doing this mod very soon as I like to cross shallow rivers occasionally. I just need to know how high the breathers are for the manual transmission and the transfer case. That way I'll know if I need an extension on those ones as well.
     
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    finally doing this tomorrow after work along with some maint and suspension work. will post some pics asap......
     
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    lets do this:)
     
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    pdxwhiteout monster taco in the snow

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    union installed with thread sealer
     
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    pdxwhiteout monster taco in the snow

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    using a 86 honda accord filter. since i work at honda it was cheap and available.
     
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    fitting nice
     
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    all finished. took no time time and came out awesome. great mod, great thread!
     
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    Anybody know where the rest of the breathers are? The rear diff is easy. I want to do this, but I'd like to get them all. :)

    I've got a manual transmission, as that probably make a difference.
     
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