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Labor day. Any labor done to the trucks?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by red06toy, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. Sep 1, 2008 at 6:37 PM
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    red06toy

    red06toy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    You guys do any work to the trucks this long weekend? First I changed my spark plugs (6 densos). 2 things, first it was pretty easy, these trucks are not bad to work on, second, I had one of the trucks with 3 densos and 3 NGKs, its weird. I then got rid of the pre filter (6 plastic rivets) and rotated the tires. wasnt bad:D
     
  2. Sep 1, 2008 at 6:39 PM
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    mudduck

    mudduck Nobody makes me bleed my own blood.

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    i didnt have time to do any work on the truck this weekend. i was way to busy drinking beer. :)
     
  3. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:22 PM
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    chris4x4

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  4. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:26 PM
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    I clay bared my X-Runner and waxed it and drank alot of beer on Sat, then today i did the same to the TRD sport.. Damn im tired
     
  5. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:40 PM
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    linkfeeney

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    how many miles on the truck? did u change the wireset too? if u didn't.. did u have to the re-grease on the wireset so it would not cease?
    just wondering
    thanks!
     
  6. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:57 PM
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    Upgraded my brake lines to steel braided ones, flush system and new shoes in the front. Brakes 'feel' tighter and more responsive now.:thumbsup:
     
  7. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:58 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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  8. Sep 1, 2008 at 8:00 PM
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    ForeRunner

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    Extended all my breathers and cleaned the interior, God I love the lack of carpet in the FJ's
     
  9. Sep 1, 2008 at 8:13 PM
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    Simon's Mom

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    I didn't work on mine, but helped two friends with their non-toyotas. :D All wheel bearing issues, one front & one rear. Makes me glad my truck is new! I think I'm gonna extend my diff breather, I use to always on my older toyotas. Will have to do a search here. Thanks for the reminder.
     
  10. Sep 1, 2008 at 8:30 PM
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    Mudbug

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    Amsoil 0w-20 engine oil and Amsoil Full synthetic 75w-90 in the Transmission, transfer case, front and rear Differentials. AFE Cold Air Intake
    Wireset?! what is this 1988?
    Newer vehicles do not have wires they have "coil packs".
     
  11. Sep 1, 2008 at 8:47 PM
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    piercedtiger

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    Didn't any work ON the truck, but did some work WITH the truck. :D Hauled at least 1,000 lbs of logs to a buddy's house for him to cut and split for fire wood. He was having a party, invited us, and offered to trade some wood for an extra dehydrator he found in a closet. lol So now we're gonna be making our own beef jerky and a few other things. Maybe try some deer jerky once we get more meat. I was about a 1/4" off the bump stops, and that's more than when I had 1600lbs of wood pellets in the bed.

    I was hoping to have new tires on by this weekend, but they didn't arrive in time. :( Still at the FedEx depot. Hopefully they'll be here tomorrow and I can have the wife take it to our guy down the road to be put on.
     
  12. Sep 1, 2008 at 9:08 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    no wires on the 05 and up tacomas....well, v6 anyway(not sure of the 4banger)..........they have coil packs on top of the plugs.
     
  13. Sep 1, 2008 at 9:10 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    what tires you getting pt?
     
  14. Sep 1, 2008 at 9:14 PM
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    Mudbug

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    Amsoil 0w-20 engine oil and Amsoil Full synthetic 75w-90 in the Transmission, transfer case, front and rear Differentials. AFE Cold Air Intake

    4 bangers are coil packs too...

    I don't think there is a car made today that still uses plugs.
     
  15. Sep 1, 2008 at 9:26 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    they do use plugs man........they just dont use the wires as often anymore. the plugs are under the coil packs.;)
     
  16. Sep 1, 2008 at 9:27 PM
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    Mudbug

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    Amsoil 0w-20 engine oil and Amsoil Full synthetic 75w-90 in the Transmission, transfer case, front and rear Differentials. AFE Cold Air Intake
    Haha oops did I have a blonde moment? :eek:
     
  17. Sep 1, 2008 at 9:28 PM
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    JimBeam

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    i bought some drill bits and a rivet gun so i can install my hood struts and hilift mount at a later date
     
  18. Sep 1, 2008 at 9:30 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    we all do every once in a while man!!:D
     
  19. Sep 1, 2008 at 11:37 PM
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    MikeS.

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    I put in the Redline Tuning struts I bought through the group buy here. Took all of 15 minutes to do.

    I have pics up at Toyota Nation and will add them here in a day or so. Work is getting in the way of fun.

    If you want, return the pop rivet gun. There is plenty of room to use a sheet metal screw.
     
  20. Sep 2, 2008 at 3:37 AM
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    JimBeam

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    eh...i'd have to buy sheet metal screws then and i really dont have the time or energy to go back into town to the home depot

    at some point i'll need a rivet gun again im sure
     
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