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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mar_ga_rita, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. Apr 25, 2009 at 8:43 AM
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    mar_ga_rita

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    BUG SHIELD BULL BAR OFF-ROAD LIGHTS 4-RUNNER FOG LIGHT SWITCH K&N EYE OF THE TIGER ON THE BACK GLASS TONNEAU COVER
    Alright.... going to do my first oil change..... got 5w-30 synthetic and a fram filter.... and I am going to check the trans fluid.... grease everything I can see.... clean the inside and wash the outside.... prob drain the brake fluid resvior and ps resvior..... anything else I should do... truck has almost 80k on her
     
  2. Apr 25, 2009 at 8:44 AM
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    eordonez

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    Sounds like a lot of work! hope all goes well and you end up soon...
     
  3. Apr 25, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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    mar_ga_rita

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    BUG SHIELD BULL BAR OFF-ROAD LIGHTS 4-RUNNER FOG LIGHT SWITCH K&N EYE OF THE TIGER ON THE BACK GLASS TONNEAU COVER
    I got this... going to have the hornets game on the radio... and will be done in time to watch the draft!!!!!!
     
  4. Apr 25, 2009 at 8:48 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    seafoam the motor, change the fuel filter....spark plugs if you havent done them, and the rear diff(and transfer case/front diff if you are 4x4).
     
  5. Apr 25, 2009 at 8:55 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Nevermind. Didnt see it was a first gen.
     
  6. Apr 25, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    ETaco23

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    Im about to do my rear/front diffs, and Trans. case. Switchin to Mobil 1 synthetic.:)
     
  7. Apr 25, 2009 at 1:44 PM
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    mar_ga_rita

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    BUG SHIELD BULL BAR OFF-ROAD LIGHTS 4-RUNNER FOG LIGHT SWITCH K&N EYE OF THE TIGER ON THE BACK GLASS TONNEAU COVER
    I am going to change the plugs this summer... along with the trans filter and rear end fluid... and I cleaned out the intake with some carb cleaner.... lot of smoke when I sprayed it in...
     
  8. Apr 25, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    Has the timing belt & water pump been changed?

    Flush & fill the radiator
    Flush & fill the steering fluid
     
  9. Apr 25, 2009 at 1:53 PM
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    BUG SHIELD BULL BAR OFF-ROAD LIGHTS 4-RUNNER FOG LIGHT SWITCH K&N EYE OF THE TIGER ON THE BACK GLASS TONNEAU COVER
    I havent changed the tbelt water pump but when I get closer to 90k I am going to change it... and the radiator and ps and brake I did today..
     
  10. Apr 25, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    Double check your owners manual. For my 96 tacoma I owned, the timing belt was recommended to be changed at 60K miles.

    At 75K miles - my radiator fluid kept loosing fluid. At 85K miles, I finally realized my water pump was leaking. I had the 3.4L also.
     
  11. Apr 25, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    mar_ga_rita

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    BUG SHIELD BULL BAR OFF-ROAD LIGHTS 4-RUNNER FOG LIGHT SWITCH K&N EYE OF THE TIGER ON THE BACK GLASS TONNEAU COVER
    yea the book has it at 90k
    http://smg.toyotapartsandservice.com/guides.php?v=22&y=2003&int_id=64
     
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