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For gods sake, Read this before changeing your oil!!!!!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by chris4x4, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:38 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If you have never peaked under your truck, and are ready to change the oil, Please note what things are what. For example:

    Oil Pan (V6):
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    [​IMG]


    Tranny (auto):

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    tacomajason the anti mpg

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  3. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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    man what kind of person drains the wrong one, then puts it back in the wrong reservoir?
     
  4. Apr 9, 2009 at 3:48 PM
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    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Beats me. :eek:
     
  5. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    JAG

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    Very nice...um...illustrations chris. If someone was to ever mix this up they should prob be banned from TW. Can I say that?? Is that as bad as talking about rep...

    Anyways I hope this illustration won't make anyone krazie by draining the wrong pan.
     
  6. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:29 PM
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    Where the fuck was that thread 3 hours ago!
     
  7. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:30 PM
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    One helpful hint. It is easier to get to the oil pan from the front of the truck than from the side.
     
  8. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:35 PM
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    Great post. More and more people need to see this!
    bump!
     
  9. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    You were my insperation. :D
     
  10. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    Nope this one

    Although where the hell was yours!

    Seriously though, the skid plate on my truck threw me for a loop.

    Oh and no oil came out of my filter drain plug. Nor does a 5/16" tubing fit. :(
     
  11. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    you need one of under the hood to show where to pour fluids :)
     
  12. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    Did you remove the rubber plug first?
     
  13. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:48 PM
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    sticky!
     
  14. Apr 9, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    lol nice work chris!!!
     
  15. Apr 9, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    First thing I did. Everything was step by step with your walk through. Minus draining the wrong fluid. Additionally, my filter mount was slightly different than yours.
     
  16. Apr 9, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    chris4x4 [OP] With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    You have the Oil cooler. You probably had some crap in your drain. And a hose with an INSIDE diameter of 5/16" will fit. :)
     
  17. Apr 9, 2009 at 11:25 PM
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    Crap spackle. I might just see if I can stretch that hose out a bit more then and get it to fit.

    Any idea how I can get the crap out of my drain plug? I realise you may be hesitant to suggest how based on my lack luster track record, but I swear, I'm usually pretty good at following directions.
     
  18. Apr 10, 2009 at 4:13 AM
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    Chris.....again another good job. I bet we all would be surpised the number of people who "removed" the wrong plug.
     
  19. Apr 10, 2009 at 5:27 AM
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    Shit happens and yes this has happened numerous times to folks. Good job again Chris. :)
    Toyota would have done good to include an illustration in the owner's manual.
     
  20. Apr 10, 2009 at 5:50 AM
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