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Do i need all four trans mount bolts

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by TacoVerde, May 10, 2011.

  1. May 10, 2011 at 12:02 AM
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    TacoVerde

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    so i was in class tonight and decided to check my driveshaft angle for fun. I throw the taco on the alignment rack and as im looking around i find wear marks of where i had bolts and the one that was in there was finger loose and the mount has vertical play where it mounts to the crossmember im guessing from riding around with one bolt:mad::eek:....so go check your transmission mount bolts
    and for your viewing enjoyment
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  2. May 10, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    Kelson

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  3. May 10, 2011 at 2:26 PM
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    anyone know if these are supposed to have lock tight?

    i read some mechanics forum about the first gen and some guy has seen this happen on multiple trucks:eek:
     
  4. May 19, 2011 at 12:59 AM
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    so i took it to the dealer and got 4 new bolts and looks like they put some kind of threadlocker/jbweld looking stuff on the bolts. It feels way more solid now.
     
  5. May 21, 2011 at 1:14 AM
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    lol yeah me too. idk it was dark and i was using a cell phone when i looked:eek:
     
  6. May 21, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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    I'm checking my truck now! I better have all my bolts!
     
  7. May 21, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    Yup.
     
  8. May 21, 2011 at 5:51 PM
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    They also make those. :D


    And I have all 4 bolt on my transmission mounts.
     
  9. May 21, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    Maybe depends on your location? I've only seen one in my area, but I'm sure there are a lot more in CA and similar places.
     
  10. May 21, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    they quit making certain configurations this year... maybe that's one they don't make anymore :notsure:
     
  11. May 22, 2011 at 3:56 AM
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    you are correct.. you can't get a single cab prerunner new currently, but you can get an automatic 4x4 single cab which they use to not offer. which ironically i wanted them to make back in the day before i got my truck, oh well i learned how to drive stick with it and love it, the fear of getting stuck is half the fun:cool:
     
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