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Tune Up Question

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mar_ga_rita, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Jun 3, 2009 at 4:35 PM
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    mar_ga_rita

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    BUG SHIELD BULL BAR OFF-ROAD LIGHTS 4-RUNNER FOG LIGHT SWITCH K&N EYE OF THE TIGER ON THE BACK GLASS TONNEAU COVER
    Alright going to do a tune up this week end.... is there a trans filter in the 03 tacos with v-6... also what spark plugs do yall run, was just going to get stock spark plugs but didnt know if anyone used other plugs... also on the trans change... how much fluid..
     
  2. Jun 3, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Get the OEM Denso twin ground plugs. Gap them at .040 on EACH side. :)
     
  3. Jun 3, 2009 at 6:13 PM
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    Trans just has a screen, its just a drain and fill
     
  4. Jun 3, 2009 at 6:23 PM
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    as said....go with the densos. you can drop the pan and use brake cleaner on the screen if needed, then rtv silicone to make a new gasket for the trans pan.
     
  5. Jun 3, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    alright I am going to just drain and refil the trans.... how many quarts anyone know
     
  6. Jun 3, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    mine was right around 5 quarts....but i dropped the pan and took the filter out, so yours may be a little less.
     
  7. Jun 4, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    Alright, I may eng up dropping the pan just so that I get a little more fluid out. Thanks
     
  8. Jun 4, 2009 at 11:05 AM
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    I belive the v6 uses both 3denso and 3 NGKs
     
  9. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:51 PM
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    thats the way it comes from the factory.when i replaced mine, i used all denso.....the ngk's were burnt pretty bad.
     
  10. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:56 PM
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    yeah some people do the same, there's a reason the Factory did it. I use all NGKs in my 2.7l
     
  11. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    do you remember what the part number was?
     
  12. Jun 4, 2009 at 2:06 PM
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    Denso K16TR11
     
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    For an Automatic, I'd highly recommend a transmission flush.
     
  14. Jun 4, 2009 at 2:25 PM
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    i would too.............after i have dropped the pan and cleaned the filter. that way, you know that all of it will be clean when they pull the new fluid in.
     
  15. Jun 4, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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    yea I have one of those machines at my house was planning on using it
     
  16. Jun 4, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    i put ngk's in my truck..no problems with them?
     
  17. Jun 4, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I think most of it may be personal preferance, but I prefer the Denso plugs. :eek:
     
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