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skid plate removal to change oil ?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by OldDog, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. Aug 22, 2010 at 7:28 PM
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    OldDog

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    Do you have to remove the skid plate On the 2010 4x4 4cyl. to remove the oil filter? Seems if you don't oil would end up all over the skid plate.

     
  2. Aug 22, 2010 at 7:29 PM
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    08pretaco

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    no, reach in through the bottom on the passanger side.

    Well at least for a prerunner thats how it is i dont see why they would chagne the filter location on the 4x4
     
  3. Aug 22, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    oh and i forgot to say that i just have the shitty black "skid" plate thats standard
     
  4. Aug 22, 2010 at 8:41 PM
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    tacosuprem

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    i wrap a plastic bag around the oil filter...
     
  5. Aug 22, 2010 at 8:44 PM
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    chris4x4

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    X2. A couple of grocery bags work in a pinch.
     
  6. Aug 22, 2010 at 11:54 PM
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    MidnightSun

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    Thanks for the tip:thumbsup:. I'll try that next time.
     
  7. Aug 23, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    Thanks for the tip[​IMG]
     
  8. Aug 25, 2010 at 5:33 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    i just take a shower in gojo after lol.
     
  9. Aug 25, 2010 at 5:40 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    I have both skids...oem black & TRD. Neither interfere with changing oil on the 4 cyl.
     
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