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What Have You Done To Your 2nd Gen Tacoma Today?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kwalton, Feb 2, 2008.

  1. Nov 21, 2019 at 6:50 PM
    Buildit

    Buildit Active Member

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    Good to hear man.

    I just got mine last week, 2nd owner 141k miles.

    My local dealer wanted $680 to drop the pan, change the filter, drain and fill and seal up pan. Or 290 for a BG service flush. But I wanted to drop pan and clean out all that grime.

    Definitely worth the time to do it ourselves, except da wifey not happy with the new aroma in garage
     
  2. Nov 21, 2019 at 7:56 PM
    Kidwidataco

    Kidwidataco Yes, my avatar is a real car.

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    Better than red
     
  3. Nov 21, 2019 at 8:00 PM
    ryanl2425

    ryanl2425 Doesn't work..Hit with hammer...Then hit harder

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    @CaliRaisedLed 43" dual color single row bar came in today can't wait to get it installed this weekend. Looks like it took a few good hits in shipping so lets hope it still works:fingerscrossed:. Also weird that they don't include a sticker or anything.
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  4. Nov 21, 2019 at 8:02 PM
    Slashaar

    Slashaar Trail Limo Supreme & Certified Hole Massager

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    Nah, the plug is still there, probably full of crap.
     
  5. Nov 21, 2019 at 8:06 PM
    SummitBound

    SummitBound Well-Known Member

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    Looks like SOS streamline without hoop. I have one with hoop and love it with or without.

    20% SOS Black Friday sale going on right now if you’re interested!

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  6. Nov 21, 2019 at 8:26 PM
    Austinguy

    Austinguy I love God, My Family and My Country!

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    ARB OME 885 Springs, Bilstein 5100s, Heavy Metal AAL, 285/70/17 Goodyear Duratracs, 32" Led Light bar in lower grill, Anytime fog light mod., CBI Ditch Lights, More to come!
    Are you referring to the tailgate anti-theft brackets? If so I’d be interested in a set for 2nd Gen
     
  7. Nov 21, 2019 at 8:57 PM
    WileECoyote

    WileECoyote Well-Known Member

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    Yaesu FT-1900R w/ 2m/70cm Comet SBB-224 antenna, Cobra 19 DX IV w/ 4ft Francis CB24 Hot Rod antenna, Uniden Bearcat BC355N 800Mhz mobile scanner (analog), an external BNC mount routed to inside the cab for a handheld fire/police scanner or HAM HT's, Rancho RS5000 front struts and rear shocks, 6in KC Daylighter (pencil beam), 15x7 Black Rock Wheels Series 942, 31x10.50R15 Firestone Destination AT, fog lights, COBRA antenna hood mount (this is used to mount the GoPro on to)
    I have a 1st Gen, but got tagged... Either case, I can attest that the struts are pretty SOLID!!! I've had them on a few months now and have had to lift my hood a few times since for whatever reason and everytime I do, it's honestly gotten to the point that I kindof forgot that I even have them and just lift the hood without even thinking.

    I've done some wheeling since my install and the struts still work like champs. This picture is from the TW Big Bear 2019 family reunion,
    coming down Heartbreak Trail.
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    Not super hardcore, but I can assure you the body is flexing and that was a little bit of a concern at first, but no, NOT a problem!!! We aired up a few hours later, again, not even thinking I had them installed as I open the hood. They just lifted the hood like nothing.

    Btw, to the one poster,
    I have CBI ditch light brackets, even though I'm a 1st Gen, I honestly wouldn't be too concerned. The hood, and mine is max lift, doesn't come all that close. Again, I realize I'm a 1st Gen, but I believe even yours would be fine and clear at max hood lift. Hope this sorta helps you?

    @SpikerEng sorry brotha for being late to reply to your tag. HAHAHAHA, been pretty busy as usual!!! Tired brotha!!!
     
  8. Nov 21, 2019 at 10:12 PM
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    I accomplished a whole lot of nothing but I had fun doing it.
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  9. Nov 22, 2019 at 2:33 AM
    EatSleepTacos

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    Ah ok, we’ll see if it lasts the bedding process. No it wasn’t an up charge luckily.
     
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  10. Nov 22, 2019 at 5:25 AM
    CowboyTaco

    CowboyTaco $20 is $20

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    Just giving you a hard time.
     
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  11. Nov 22, 2019 at 5:33 AM
    deadpocketss

    deadpocketss Dingus

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    I've been wanting to ditch my radio antenna but I don't want to leave a hole there. I want to cap it off without it looking janky.
     
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  12. Nov 22, 2019 at 5:37 AM
    cwadej

    cwadej Ballerina Award winner

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    that's crazy. $25 filter with new gasket, MaxLife from Walmart is $18 for 4 quarts. Easy decision for me.
     
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  13. Nov 22, 2019 at 5:46 AM
    LAMCKMA007

    LAMCKMA007 Well-Known Member

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    I got the address of that person that bought something from me through PayPal... but I didn't get their name. Lol
     
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  14. Nov 22, 2019 at 6:16 AM
    Buildit

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    Yea i was kind of shocked with the quote too, they talked about how time consuming it was to get old gasket off and wiping out the pan. They said it was over a 3hour job and around 200 in parts. I may try to get them to Email me that quote, because I couldn't make that job last 3 hours with taking my time and eating lunch and having fun with the process. And Im not an auto mechanic nor have i ever worked on an automatic transmission.

    I used the Auto Zone Duralast TF225 gasket and filter, the gasket was formed perfect to fit and felt like it was of good quality. And it cost exactly what you quoted.
     
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  15. Nov 22, 2019 at 6:17 AM
    G.T.

    G.T. Official TW Burrito Inspector

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    just add their TW username.
     
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  16. Nov 22, 2019 at 6:23 AM
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    Nice
     
  17. Nov 22, 2019 at 7:55 AM
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    put a new pipe and filter on the old turboski and now it matches my wastegate
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  18. Nov 22, 2019 at 8:27 AM
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    Bad ass!
     
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  19. Nov 22, 2019 at 8:30 AM
    yota243

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    Thank you, thank you. If I could keep the gremlins at bay this would be my greatest master piece
     
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  20. Nov 22, 2019 at 9:06 AM
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    "Holy pizzacutters"

    I had to read the original post about 3 times but I finally got it.
     
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