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Front Differential Drain Plug

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by GA1044, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:38 PM
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    GA1044

    GA1044 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have two problems from one source? Does any1 know how to take off a striped front diff plug? My second problem where can i get a new plug for it besides the stealership? i have already tried a reverse screw, but they seem to small too grip the insde. My truck is 02 DC limited 4x4 TRD.
     
  2. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:41 PM
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    higherlux

    higherlux Well-Known Member

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    i have a question to add to
    where and what size wrench is it to get it off
     
  3. Oct 20, 2009 at 6:44 PM
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    dman597

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    i dont know if you can get the plug anyware but the dealer but i have used tight vicegrips to get plug off but i always make sure i have the replacement.
     
  4. Oct 20, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    MarkOlson

    MarkOlson Gray beard

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  5. Oct 20, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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    id get it from the stealership as much as i hate saying it
     
  6. Oct 20, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    Tsenekos

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    heat it up alttle with a torch and use big visegrips
     
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