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TRD S/C - Install myself or let stealership do it?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Detective_Dan, Nov 25, 2011.

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Install supercharger myself of let stealership do it?

  1. Self Install

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  2. Stealership Install

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  1. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    SUPERCHARGER IS ALREADY INSTALLED. THANKS FOR LOOKING


    I find it hard to believe that this many people voted to let high school dropout techs work on their vehicle, when most of you are probably capable to do it yourselves. o well
     
  2. nfs257

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    How many miles on your truck? If under warranty let stealership do it if the price is right due to warranty.
     
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    I would have the stealership do it, so that you get the warranty
     
  4. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    i have 38xx miles on my Xrunner
    this is what the warranty info says:

    "Warranty is the same as any other TRD powertrain components: 12 months or 12,000 miles. Superchargers installed by anyone other than an authorized Toyota dealer are warranted for 12 months or 12,000 miles. Specific warranty information is included with the supercharger."
     
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    having that warranty can be priceless if anything should happen
     
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    So it seems like even if they do it or someone else, the warranty is still the same so i guess the ball is in your court if you feel up to it and confident enough then go for it
     
  7. Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    i have 3800 miles on my Xrunner

    im not worried about keeping the warranty, because it will be warrantied as it is a genuine toyota part

    warranty information as i read it:


    "Warranty is the same as any other TRD powertrain components: 12 months or 12,000 miles. Superchargers installed by anyone other than an authorized Toyota dealer are warranted for 12 months or 12,000 miles. Specific warranty information is included with the supercharger."
     
  8. BrokenTusk

    BrokenTusk I support a velociraptor free workplace.

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    I say do it yourself, the TRD one is alot easier to install versus the URD ones
     
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    this is what im thinking. i know its not all that hard. im a mechanic at work and im always workin on my truck or my buddies pontiac g8. i helped him cam his g8 and even that wasnt hard at all
     
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    I installed my URD one and I'm just a saturday mechanic, I'm pretty sure you could do the TRD in less then 7 hours with you n a buddy or even just you. Then you'd only have to get the toyota dealership to do the computer reflash and your golden
     
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    yea im deffinantly feelin it. ive even got the 46 page install guide right next to me and its all simple stuff a novice could do.

    you should come down from canoodialand sometime and chill hahaa
     
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    My Xr doesn't cross oceans too well, haha whats your real location?
     
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    im deployed right now, im stationed in new mexico though. thats what i meant, not saudi arabia. this is the dirtiest country ive ever been to, and its one of the dirtiest countries in the world, trash-wise and air-wise
     
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    I think the only thing that stops our air up here from being worse from all the plants is because theres massive landscape covering forests
     
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    true. ive only seen about 10 trees since ive been here. o well, ill be home in april and have lots of cash to drop in my X :D
     
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    Aye man :thumbsup: It'll all be worth it in the end
     
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    oh yes. on tuesday, the count will be:

    2 months down, 4 to go
     
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    Ironically, I'm thinking of moving in 4 months too
     
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    new mexico? :cookiemonster:
     
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    BrokenTusk I support a velociraptor free workplace.

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    lol, nope, probably just down southern Alberta, like Red deer or Calgary. still a good 700km south of here, would make weekend trips to the states doable
     
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