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I admit it, I did it.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Fightnfire, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    Fightnfire

    Fightnfire [OP] Recklessly tired

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    Little background just so I don't look like a total idiot. I work in lumber, have my whole life grew up around it etc. My dad refused to let us change our own oil growing up .. even refused to teach me. I don't really know why, I just got a "It's bleeping easier to pay someone else, and no mess"

    Anyway.

    I attempted to change my oil today in my truck. First time, ever. I was excited. Trying to learn some basic things about my truck. My automotive knowledge overall is actually pretty good. I've rebuilt a holley carb a cpl times, replaced water pumps, alternators etc. But never changed the oil.

    Today I changed the oil.

    And the ATF.

    FUCK.

    In my haste I crawled under the truck, found the nut that my 14MM socket fit on and it looked to be in an obvious place for oil. As soon as I cracked it ... red .. WTF. DOUBLE FUCK.

    Anywho, thanks to the awesome write up on TW about the 2nd gen transmission and the guy in the service department at my local dealership I was walked through how to add EXACTLY how much world fluid I took out. Only had to buy the fluid, the pump for the bottles, and a 24MM socket. I only had a 20MM.

    I also finished the oil change.

    Without the write-ups on TW I would have been lost and looking at a tow to the dealership.

    Thanks guys!

    Be gentle.
     
  2. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    Fightnfire

    Fightnfire [OP] Recklessly tired

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    Oh, I can do an oil change in about 20 minutes now I think. Easy.

    :D
     
  3. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:01 PM
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    Warhorseforever

    Warhorseforever Will The Thrill

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    Edit: BTW I'm just screwing with you I ALMOST did the same thing yesterday sometimes it's easy to get the drain plugs mixed up especially if you haven't done it before or a lot. I had the bolt broken lose then realised I was to far away from the skid to be the motor oil plug and realized what I was doing.
     
  4. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:01 PM
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    The only way to learn is to try it! Or mistake your way into it.
     
  5. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:02 PM
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  6. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:05 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    This ^^^ Everyone makes mistakes.
     
  7. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:07 PM
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  8. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:08 PM
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    JimBeam BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Moderator

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    At least you have the balls to admit that you made a mistake


    plus you learned something
     
  9. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:10 PM
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    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Lumber milling ?
     
  10. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:10 PM
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    babytruck

    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    OMG I STILL laugh at reading Krazie's thread. Poor guy.
     
  11. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:11 PM
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    Fightnfire [OP] Recklessly tired

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    Nah, building and selling and now training etc.
     
  12. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:12 PM
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    So, do you guys think I should still pay the dealership to flush it?
     
  13. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:12 PM
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    LOL this
     
  14. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Cool

    I'm a general contractor and carpenter
     
  15. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:15 PM
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    Leave it to Oz to completely miss the point of this thread. You remind me of one of my ex girlfriends... Used to COMPLETELY miss what I was trying to say, and nitpick on the little things that I wasn't saying.
     
  16. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:17 PM
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    Fightnfire [OP] Recklessly tired

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    Cool. My dad was a carpenter for quite a while and now generals up in Alaska during the late spring/summer. He does most of the work for Ocean Beauty Seafood up there.

    I grew up working with/for him and now have been at a local lumber yard"s" for almost 15 years. We have 12 locations around Seattle. I'm the training coordinator for the company now.
     
  17. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:17 PM
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    wut
     
  18. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:18 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    *even
     
  19. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:18 PM
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    OZ-T

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    What yards ?
     
  20. Feb 6, 2012 at 9:18 PM
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    OP, just ignore this guy. He's one of the resident douche canoes.
     
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