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Ok...WTF is this??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MyToyTaco, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:22 AM
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    MyToyTaco

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    What's this pink crap connected to my fan? Is it factory? any of you guys have this? Or is this a sign of past-problems?
     
  2. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:23 AM
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    Radelix

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    appears to be a bi-curious piece of plastic connecting your fan to the water pump
     
  3. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:24 AM
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  4. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:25 AM
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    Only a problem if you don't want the fan to spin. It's part of the *accessory* drive assembly. Why they choice pink...::shrug::

    If you run the engine with the hood open- You'll see it spin tho.
     
  5. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:25 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy

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    it's a fan clutch. but it's not really a clutch. it's full of liquid. sort of acts like a clutch. french people invented it. we don't know why.
     
  6. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:28 AM
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    I love how they out a pink part making it a semi pink taco lol
     
  7. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:29 AM
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    Ok but im wondering why its PINK??? I'm assuming it's not factory...and wondering why this would have been replaced by a previous owner? Except for maybe the prev. owner being female, or gay and them just wanting a PINK shaft in the engine compartment...

    Anybody think of any problems that may have occured that would have led to this part being replaced?
     
  8. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:30 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    on the first gens the color of that shaft is how you could tell if you had the factory towing package or not.
     
  9. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:31 AM
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    I will check under my hood at lunch and see if mine is bi-curious too. But maybe the fan broke or something and plastic destined for Barbie's got diverted to Toyota
     
  10. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:31 AM
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    hmmm. were any of them pink? lol
     
  11. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:32 AM
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    I have that on my truck and i have no tow package.
     
  12. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:33 AM
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    Who DOESN'T need a pink shaft in the engine compartment...Yup...Went there.

    I bought my Taco new- 13 whole miles from my test drive before we took devliery...and mine too...is pink. Wouldn't worry about it man.
     
  13. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:33 AM
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  14. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:35 AM
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    PS- I have the factory tow package.
     
  15. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:35 AM
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    Looks like you guys got screwed and have a Tacoma Girl edition LMAO
     
  16. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:36 AM
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    I love my pink part! It was one of the first things I noticed when looking at my Taco for the first time. :laugh:
     
  17. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:36 AM
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  18. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:37 AM
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    Sounds like a sexual expierence to me derek! LOL
     
  19. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:38 AM
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    Oh you have no idea! :laugh:
     
  20. Oct 22, 2008 at 9:39 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    nope. first gens were green for towing package, orange for not.

    or the other way around. i forget.
     
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