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The (hopefully) million mile thread.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ripewithdecay, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. Jun 29, 2012 at 3:18 AM
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    ripewithdecay

    ripewithdecay [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I know im still a long ways off, but it's my goal to have this truck make a million miles. I figured I would make a thread to document mileage milestones and any issues I have along the way.

    My first posts were about two years ago and at that point i had around 230K miles on my truck. I now average about 70K miles a year.

    Here's a complete list of things i have done to my truck (aside from religiously maintaining it):

    U joint somewhere in the 100k's (70$)
    OEM Crankshaft sensor at about 230k (100$ish)
    Rebuilt Alternator at about 345k ($60)
    Walker Catalytic Converter at about 365k ($275 before $50mail in rebate)
    Valve Cover Gasket at 395k (35$)

    Still on original rear drum brakes! Just had them checked again and they still have meat on them!

    More updates as they come!

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    http://youtu.be/J14TNcPkbyo
     
  2. Jun 29, 2012 at 3:25 AM
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    ripewithdecay

    ripewithdecay [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Oh and i should probably update accidents along the way.

    Accident 1: Texting guy in Accord rear ended my truck and got raped by my hitch.
    Winner: TACO

    Accident 2: Kamikaze buck hits front corner
    Winner: Draw, we both limped away

    Accident 3: Kamikaze doe hits access door
    Winner: TACO, doe not so much
     
  3. Jun 29, 2012 at 4:24 AM
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    Hot2na

    Hot2na Well-Known Member

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    What kind of servicing have you done to the transmission to get it to last that long ??
     
  4. Jun 29, 2012 at 4:38 AM
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    ripewithdecay

    ripewithdecay [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I usually change it every 40k or so. I do a ton of interstate driving, rarely a light tow. Change oil every 5k with whatever 5w30 high mileage oil is on special at autozone.
     
  5. Jun 29, 2012 at 4:58 AM
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    rleeharris

    rleeharris "Old Timer," compliments of 11Taco2.7

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    Welcome and I hope you reach your goal. Just take care of her as you have and it should work out. Incidentally, I love Crossville. Beautiful area. My cousin went to medical school there.

    Again, welcome to TW
     
  6. Jun 29, 2012 at 5:27 AM
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    Taco Dan

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    subbed. i'm rooting for ya!
     
  7. Jun 29, 2012 at 5:33 AM
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    Devux

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    Subbed. That's awesome. Can't believe you're still on the original drums!
     
  8. Jun 29, 2012 at 5:40 AM
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    RMAN808

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  9. Jun 29, 2012 at 7:28 AM
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    2004TacomaSR5

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    Another 4 banger guy here with the same goal! I plan to drive mine til she quits, if that ever happens! So far, I have almost 30k, got a long ways before I catch up to you! Will be watching this thread, any pics of said 4 banger? I want to see how it's held up to the test of time and mileage.
     
  10. Jun 29, 2012 at 7:29 AM
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    2004TacomaSR5

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    Pics of the engine bay would be a plus too if you can! :)
     
  11. Jun 29, 2012 at 7:31 AM
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    mjp2

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    This is very cool. I'm definitely pulling for ya!
     
  12. Jun 29, 2012 at 7:50 AM
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    white91formula

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    id be happy to make it to 200k, never mind that, congrats

    and good luck with the million miles
     
  13. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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    wrxRome

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    lembowski

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    Nice, doubt I will be as lucky lol
     
  15. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:44 AM
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    jw1983

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    I'm going to watch this thread. I think that it's a great goal to have. I have 987,000 km's before I hit a million. I'll be there one day.
     
  16. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:47 AM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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  17. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:50 AM
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    rhavin42

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    subbed, and rootin for you and the TACO!
     
  18. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:51 AM
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    Aw9d

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    Awesome OP! That puts a smile on my face knowing I can get well over 300k miles out of my truck with normal maintenance!
     
  19. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:53 AM
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    jw1983

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    Me too! I'm sure that you can't say that with other brands out there.
     
  20. Jun 29, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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    kryten

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    That is awesome. I'm hoping to get reliable 400 000kms or more out of this thing. Good to know I stand a decent chance.

    Any pics of your truck?
     
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