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I am retarded

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by scott studz, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. Jun 28, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    scott studz

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    This is probably the dumb but I am having a hard time finding the dipstick for the tranny on a 2004 taco 2wd w/ a 2.4l engine. thanks
     
  2. Jun 28, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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    T Fades

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    Don't know about the 1st gens, but the 2nd gens do not have a tranny dipstick. WTF Toyota!
     
  3. Jun 28, 2012 at 5:38 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    If I remember right its on the drivers side of the engine tucked down and back torwards the firewall. Its an orange sort of hangle iirc

    Lol! 1st gens is superior!
     
  4. Jun 28, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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    Thanks found it .just bought the truck it has 67k and love it so far.
     
  5. Jun 28, 2012 at 7:02 PM
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    You should post some pics of it.
     
  6. Jun 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM
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    2004 manual tacomas have a tranny dipstick? I guess I learn something new everyday.
     
  7. Jun 28, 2012 at 8:55 PM
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    2.7 does.

    Dipstick = T-IV
    No dipstick = WS
     
  8. Jun 28, 2012 at 9:30 PM
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    pippen

    pippen that was'nt a vitamin!!

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    The manual transmissions have a dip stick? Wow, don't think I've ever seen a manual dip-stick, guess that would nicer than crawling underneath and doing it the messy way...also one more thing to go wrong though too...:(
     
  9. Jun 29, 2012 at 1:24 PM
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    like the post said im retarded i must have clicked the wrong button setting up my account its an auto trans but in my defense the dipstick was pretty well hidden. I have no excuse for my account set up.:D I will try to get some picks later. thanks
     
  10. Jun 29, 2012 at 3:45 PM
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    I had trouble finding it at first too. Toyota's gotta hide things...
     
  11. Jun 29, 2012 at 3:47 PM
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    steve o 77 braaap

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    uh pretty sure the manual does not have one. Mine sure doesn't
     
  12. Jun 29, 2012 at 3:47 PM
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    goomba It is a Fluid Situation

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    EDIT: a M/T has a check/fill hole that is just like your differential
     
  13. Jun 29, 2012 at 3:49 PM
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  14. Oct 22, 2012 at 4:27 PM
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    thought i was retarded too! lol thought id better search it....thanks guys!...
     
  15. Oct 22, 2012 at 7:56 PM
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    Taylor Wants to learn all about his Taco.

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    Just don't burn yourself on the intake. Didn't know it was possible, but I did it on my old 2.4L
     
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