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Timing belt

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Bamahoyt, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. Apr 29, 2010 at 7:45 AM
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    Bamahoyt

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    Hey guys, I just bought my 05 double cab SR5 4x4 yesterday and I was going through stuff to make sure it is all taken care of and I noticed that the timing belt was supposed to be changed at 90k miles and mine has 125k on it and so i was wondering if that was something I could do myself, I have a pretty mechanical backround and i have done most all of my work before but was told by a buddy of mine the dealer charges 5 hours labor and I just wasn't sure if it was something that I could do. What do you think?
     
  2. Apr 29, 2010 at 7:46 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    You have a chain, not a belt. I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  3. Apr 29, 2010 at 7:46 AM
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    lotsoftoys

    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    bunch of crap
    the 2gr doesnt have a belt, it has a chain
     
  4. Apr 29, 2010 at 7:48 AM
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    1gr
     
  5. Apr 29, 2010 at 7:56 AM
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    Bamahoyt

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    So the consensus is not to even worry about changing it? That just confused me because the maintenance guide said timing belt. thanks guys
     
  6. Apr 29, 2010 at 7:58 AM
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    Bamahoyt

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    Awesome thanks
     
  7. Apr 29, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    lotsoftoys

    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    ok 1gr my bad! same damn thing just a little bigger...
     
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