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whe relocate youre diff breather

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 04coma, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. Sep 3, 2009 at 7:29 PM
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    04coma

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    air aid intake and throttle body spacer billet grill clear corner lights and 3rdbrake decal "coma" :)
    im just curious as to why ive seen it a couple of times on here but never really an answer as to y or perhaps i overlooked it idk
     
  2. Sep 3, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    To keep water out of the diff if you do a lot of water fording.
     
  3. Sep 3, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    i guess it was an ignorant ? but if you dont do alot of water fording then you shoud be good doin the occassional?
     
  4. Sep 3, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    As long as you don't keep the diff submerged for a extended period, yeah you're ok.
     
  5. Sep 4, 2009 at 8:30 AM
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    but its really easy to do and cheap as well...aka do it. Better safe than sorry.
     
  6. Sep 4, 2009 at 8:42 AM
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    I don't know about that. I've always heard that the when the diff is submerged it cools quickly and sucks in water. Maybe the valve would keep that from happening?
     
  7. Sep 4, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    Do you mean adding valve?
     
  8. Sep 4, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    Naw, isn't there a one way valve at the end of the breather?
     
  9. Sep 4, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    I don't think so? If there was a check valve you wouldn't need to relocate the breather then. I think there is only a breather on the front any way.
     
  10. Sep 4, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    If that's the case, then I stand by my cooling theory and that you'll need it if ever you submerge your diff.
     
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    I have never seen one on a 1st gen axle. Are they on the second gens?
     
  14. Sep 4, 2009 at 9:15 AM
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    Yeah, I forgot we were in a 1st gen forum, whoops. :eek:

    In that case, both need to be relocated.
     
  15. Sep 4, 2009 at 9:17 AM
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    There's one..........behind the 6.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Sep 4, 2009 at 9:19 AM
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    Second gen..............guess whose truck this is????

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Sep 4, 2009 at 9:21 AM
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  18. Sep 4, 2009 at 10:04 AM
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    I've got no clue. Did you get a Tacoma or something?
     
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    No, I was looking for axle pics and MJP2's truck popped up.
     
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