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Fumoto valve installed

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by REVHARD25, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. Feb 6, 2011 at 1:59 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    Tint on front windows. Dnx7120 kenwood. Rear tsb springs. Wet okoles seat covers UWS truck box Weathertech floor mats TSB floor mat hook grommets Satoshi grill AFE drop in filter Fumoto drain valve Bed mat
    Installed Fumoto drain valve today, nice and tight seal and will make my next oil change a snap!!:D

    fumoto valve.jpg
     
  2. Feb 6, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    John3

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    I've had one for a little over a year. I love it! The Fumoto and the drain around the filter makes oil changes so easy...and super clean...no more spills or hot oil on your hands.
     
  3. Feb 6, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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    imtwistd

    imtwistd Going nowhere as fast as possible

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    Just wondering but what the hell is a Fumoto drain valve?
     
  4. Feb 6, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    imtwistd

    imtwistd Going nowhere as fast as possible

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    Thats a new one for me, never heard of these before. Where can I find one?
     
  5. Feb 6, 2011 at 4:56 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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    Amazon has them for $25.
     
  6. Feb 6, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    imtwistd

    imtwistd Going nowhere as fast as possible

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    Nice I think I might get one
     
  7. Feb 6, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    I've had mine for over 30k miles now and still no leak!! Oil changes are ridiculously fun!!
     
  8. Feb 6, 2011 at 5:08 PM
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    Any chance that the valve might open from vibration????:confused::confused::confused:
     
  9. Feb 6, 2011 at 5:13 PM
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    Nope. It "locks" in place shut. To open you have to pull the lever forward and then slide it down. I am at 45K miles and have had it for 40K of those with no issues.
     
  10. Feb 6, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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  11. Feb 6, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    Put your order through at http://www.quickoildrainvalve.com Make sure when you check out, you enter "YM4" and select apply. Enter your zip to figure in your shipping and continue the process. This code will take $2.30 off of the F-103 and $2.60 off the F-103N.
     
  12. Feb 6, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    its a great way to do oil changes, im putting them on all my cars:D
     
  13. Feb 6, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    05Moose

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    I installed mine recently too. But BEWARE, fumoto warns you in the FAQ section to install a 5/8 spring clip (see their FAQ section for a pic) if you do any offroading. One person over on TN already had theirs open when out hunting because some underbrush caught it (and they didn't heed the warning). I had a hard time finding the narrow spring clip, so I used a zip tie in the short term. It's a safe way to prevent even road debris from catching it. You do have to push and twist it, but weird things do happen sometimes.
     
  14. Feb 6, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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    None yet! It's new!
    I've used these for nearly 20 years on every vehicle I've owned - Porsches, Nissans, an MG, a couple of other vehicles, my last Tacoma, my present Tacoma and my present FJ Cruiser the wife drives. They work GREAT. No leaks, no problems and easy oil changes.
     
  15. Feb 6, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    ummm yeah
    i wouldnt tell anyone i had this just in case they decided to drain it on me....i always think of the worst sorry
     
  16. Feb 6, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    I've used them on the last four vehicles I've owned with no issue whatsoever. BTW I have a free 5/8 clip if someone needs it for fear of the valve opening. Any takers?
     
  17. Feb 6, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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    It seems like a really cool idea, but I'm having trouble convincing myself that its worth it. I mean, Its really not that hard to undo the drain plug as-is, lol.
     
  18. Feb 6, 2011 at 9:26 PM
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    x2. And I like the feeling of warm engine oil on my hands. :D
     
  19. Feb 7, 2011 at 4:09 AM
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    :D I'll take you up on that.pm sent.
     
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