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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by surfsupl, May 10, 2009.

  1. May 10, 2009 at 11:04 AM
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    surfsupl

    surfsupl [OP] Well-Known Member

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    That pic right now on the site of the truck going through the water makes me cringe because I have had a couple of friends fry their alternator doing that exact same thing! I have a friend right now trying to find a way to protect it from so much water. If I remember correctly my old Toyota had the alt mounted higher up. :)
     
  2. May 10, 2009 at 11:05 AM
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    WilsonTheDog

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  3. May 10, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    The only thing that ended up going wrong from that trip was a couple of idle pulleys that got mud in them from a pit immediately behind that water crossing. It was an easy fix though. Release tensioner, remove bad pulleys, install new pulleys.
     
  4. May 10, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    JimBeam

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    water by itself wouldnt do so much harm to the alt i dont think...but if the intake decided to suck some in...he'd have been in bad shape

    now...muddy water...that can be bad for an alt...i fried mine a couple weeks ago via mud...
     
  5. May 10, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    pataco

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    damb i like mud and everything but flying threw big water/muddy water,no way.gets pricey doing that.
     
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