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Spare Tire Help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tackz, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. Sep 3, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    Tackz

    Tackz [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What do you use to turn the screw to remove the spare tire in a 2007 toyota tacoma?
     
  2. Sep 3, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    is this a serious question?
     
  3. Sep 3, 2010 at 7:18 PM
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    05Moose

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    If someone who has changed their oil numerous times and then accidentally drains the tranny by mistake...I could believe it's a serious question.

    So the answer to the OP's question is....



    Drum roll, please.:D




    The tool that came with the truck for lowering it. Got Owner's Manual? If not, you'll find the outer edge of the rounded hook on the end of your jack's crank will fit in the slot. Crank it up/down just like you'd crank the stock jack.
     
  4. Sep 3, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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    vinnyvavoom

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    Good info, Hope I never need it. If so, thanks guys.
     
  5. Sep 3, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    If you've never lowered the spare I'd recommend doing it during daylight hours just to see how it works and carry a flashlight if you ever need to do it at night...kind of a pita.
     
  6. Sep 3, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    Tackz

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    yeah, i figured it out about 30 seconds after the original post. Brain fart. Never had to take it out before & wasn't sure if there was something to use other than the stock jack tool set.
     
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