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wheeling pics and problems

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by higherlux, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. Jun 9, 2009 at 6:44 PM
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    higherlux

    higherlux [OP] Well-Known Member

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    went wheeling yesterday and got stuck as hell and while i was sitting there muddy water seaped in my door seal and got about a gallon of dirty water in my floot board this wouldnt be so bad if i hadent just cleaned my carpets 1 month ago

    i dont have pics of me stuck but i do have pics of what my truck looked like after
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    im the one with the shirt on

    and so today i was cleaning my truck up and crawled up under it and seen why i got stuck
    skid plate bent down not allowing me to back up
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    and while i was down there also i noticed my transfercase leaking oil badly
    idk how long its been like this but it hasnt been long
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    and also my truck dosnt sound like it wants to start but it dose (barely)
    im thinking altinator but i would think the battery would be dead by now any one have any other ideas?


    also another problem i have is it feels like my power stearing dosnt work all the time but its ben like that for a while now and the fluid is reading its full so idk? any help with that



    so ive come to a conclusion
    i hate to say it but i think im going to do the same as tigerfan and retire my truck for wheeling (for now at least)
    but im not gonna stop ill only use 4wd when i need it
     
  2. Jun 9, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    if you still have your stock tires and rims you want to think about selling the ones you got now
     
  3. Jun 9, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    higherlux

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    not sellin my tires or rims
    i like them

    but i do still have my stock rims i might sell but idk
     
  4. Jun 9, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    well i think my 09 stocks are probley better than 11 year old stocks
     
  5. Jun 9, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    higherlux

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    but my stocks are aluminium
     
  6. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    oh i got the cheepest rims and stereo cuz my parents knew i would beg em into letting me get aftermarket, you would think they wouldove gone with the 4x4 insdead of buying a whole new 4x4 truck
     
  7. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    you need to pressure wash the hell outta that truck..top to bottom,engine compartment and all. make sure you wash underneath really good, and you'll wanna check that leak asap.
     
  8. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    ithe first thing that went when i got my truck was the radio
     
  9. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    i already washed and waxed the body and i didnt really get a good look at the case but i think its coning fron around that seal ill try to take the skid off tomarro and wash the hell out of the bottom of the truck
     
  10. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    well my dads construction company is sellign there old f150 and f250 for about 1k and 2k there all 4x4 and have mudtires alread and cb radio, all i would want to do is paint part with bed liner and get some bumper gaurds and itl be a great offroad truck
     
  11. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:13 PM
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    Smell your power steering fluid and see if it smells burnt.
     
  12. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    i would serousely look into that if they wernt fords

    i dont like fords
     
  13. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    will do
    tomarro
     
  14. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    its an 03 for 1k its a pretty damn good deal, hell ill buy it when i get money insetead of paying for rims and tires on a prerunner
     
  15. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:18 PM
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    id buy both
    and do a 4wd convversion on the prerunner
     
  16. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    pittim

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    Hey my skid plate looks just like yours!! Except it's the pass side that's bent down, not the drivers side. And mine came from snow/ice and not mud :p
     
  17. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    is that possible/economical
     
  18. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    nice photos, good luck w/the truck
     
  19. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    it looked worse last week
    from when i riped it off
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  20. Jun 9, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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