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timing belt change

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by saltzbaseball, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Jun 26, 2011 at 7:04 PM
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    saltzbaseball

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    How often do u change the timing belt on a 2001 tacoma?
     
  2. Jun 26, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    steve o 77

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  3. Jun 26, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    fireturk41

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  4. Jun 26, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    steve o 77

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    yup;)
     
  5. Jun 26, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    medic2230

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    I'll change mine when it breaks. So far it's gone 198,7xx miles and hasn't broken yet.
     
  6. Jun 27, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    mcguire

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  7. Jun 27, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    tacobo670

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    its takes me about 2 hrs. thats with power tools and no interruptions. including a new crank seal, water pump and thermostat. rec to update those as well with the fix
     
  8. Jun 27, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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    iirc first gen v6's are a bitch in particular
     
  9. Jun 27, 2011 at 2:40 PM
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    i wouldnt wait until then, if your cruisin on the highway and it breaks you could end up with some bent rods.
     
  10. Jun 27, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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    our engines are non interferance, if it breaks no harm done
     
  11. Jun 27, 2011 at 2:47 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    2nd Gens don't have belts
     
  12. Jun 27, 2011 at 2:49 PM
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    Big M

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    plan on waiting until my belt breaks to change it also, just hope im not too far from home when it happens, but being at 60k now I have a loooong way to go
     
  13. Sep 7, 2011 at 7:37 PM
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    vwthingguy

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    How hard/difficult are the inline 4's to change? Are they non-interference as well? Mine has 193Xxx on it and is original.
     
  14. Sep 8, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    vwthingguy

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    I found out mine has a timing chain. I guess I lucked out on this one...lol.
     
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