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timing belt/chain

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mudjunkie, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. Aug 29, 2008 at 8:35 PM
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    mudjunkie

    mudjunkie [OP] Well-Known Member

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    what does my 1996 2.7 liter have a belt or a chain and if so how do i know if i ned to replace ti
     
  2. Aug 29, 2008 at 8:41 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Its a chain. And a pretty durable one at that. I REALLY doubt you will ever need to replace it.
     
  3. Aug 29, 2008 at 8:43 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    yeah. we had a chain on our 98 corolla and it never gave us any problems at all.
     
  4. Aug 29, 2008 at 8:50 PM
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    good news one less monkey off my back
     
  5. Aug 31, 2008 at 6:33 PM
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    ga tacoma

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    does my 01 2.7 have a chain or belt ? thanks
     
  6. Aug 31, 2008 at 7:04 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Welcome to Tacoma World! Your 2.7 is a chain, also. :)
     
  7. Aug 31, 2008 at 7:11 PM
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    humanoid

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    IIRC, 4 bangers have a chain while the 6's have a belt.
     
  8. Aug 31, 2008 at 7:36 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Only the 3.4. The 4.0's have a chain.
     
  9. Aug 31, 2008 at 8:11 PM
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    ga tacoma

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    thanks for the quick reply
     
  10. Aug 31, 2008 at 8:39 PM
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    humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    True, but this post is in the 1st gen folder so I'm assuming he's asking about a 1st gen Taco rather than a 2nd gen Taco.
     
  11. Aug 31, 2008 at 8:39 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Yep. My bad. :eek:
     
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