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1st Gen. Lunch Table - General Discussion

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by NUDRAT, Jan 18, 2020.

  1. Mar 29, 2024 at 1:57 PM
    The Black Mamba

    The Black Mamba Black Sneks Matter

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    Imma keep it stock
    I use BG products. You'll have to visit their website to find a local distributer or find one that will ship to you.
    Products – BG Products, Inc.

    This one is a pour in. Just add it to your tank. Seafoam and Marvel Mystery Oil are good for this too. BG Platinum® 44K® Fuel System Cleaner – BG Products, Inc.

    This is the fuel induction cleaner. BG Fuel Injection & Combustion Chamber Cleaner – BG Products, Inc.

    Throttle body cleaner. Although I'm sure any brand at you local auto parts store will work. BG Throttle Body & Intake Cleaner – BG Products, Inc.

    I have never removed my injectors to clean them. So I do not have a recommendation on that.

    Also, I use MOA in my oil at every oil change. It contains the extra additives that you find in High Mileage labeled oils. BG Advanced Formula MOA® – BG Products, Inc.

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  2. Mar 29, 2024 at 3:55 PM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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    Anybody know what the bed drain plugs are called and where to buy them?
     
  3. Mar 29, 2024 at 4:22 PM
    shifty`

    shifty` call-response overturns conviction every time

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    Bone dry, no residue left behind anywhere in the carb?
     
  4. Mar 29, 2024 at 7:44 PM
    FiatRunner

    FiatRunner really tired

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    Thought I’d post an update about my Lexus LS430…

    For those who might not know, I bought this 2002 Lexus LS430 for $3000 in November.
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    I think it’s been pretty great so far. When I told people I was looking into a cheap LS430, everybody told me I was nuts. So many people said that I’d go broke because I’d never be able to work on it, and that I’d have to send it to a shop. I bought my car knowing that it needed:

    - Tires
    - Timing belt
    - Brakes
    - Wheel bearings

    And I’ve done all of these things, as well as a ton of other stuff, for around $1500. I’m actually in the middle of the timing belt job right now:
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    It’s very similar to changing it in our trucks. Also a hell of a lot easier. You don’t have to remove the PS pump, alternator, or A/C compressor, and the fans are electric and stay attached to the radiator. I was able to complete the teardown in less than 3 hours.

    One of the rear upper ball joints went out, but it was my own fault for ignoring the clunk. $150 for an OEM control arm and 3 hours fixed it.

    I’d just super pumped with it right now. For around $4500 I’ve got a vehicle that gets 25+ MPG, is incredibly comfortable, smooth, quiet, and really fast. It cruises comfortably at 100+ as if it was 40. It’s got adaptive cruise control, auto everything, heated/cooled seats, you name it. It’s built like a tank, and many of the parts are (dare I say) beefier than our Tundras. I love working on it, it’s so obvious that every part was designed to last a long time.
     
  5. Mar 29, 2024 at 7:47 PM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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    That intake looks identical to our non vvti intake too
     
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  6. Mar 29, 2024 at 7:55 PM
    FirstGenVol

    FirstGenVol Brake Czar

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    That's a steal. I'd like one. Are there any known weaknesses or issues to look out for when shopping for one?
     
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  7. Mar 29, 2024 at 7:56 PM
    FiatRunner

    FiatRunner really tired

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  8. Mar 29, 2024 at 8:01 PM
    FiatRunner

    FiatRunner really tired

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    Compared to the previous LS400, not really. The air suspension and soft close door actuators are known to break with age. Otherwise, they’re really f’n bulletproof. Get one without those options, and you’re golden. Most have lived their lives being serviced religiously at the Lexus dealer.

    edit: just look for one that’s been loved. I’m the 7th owner of mine and it’s obvious that the last 4 haven’t given a shit about it. I’m very happy with mine but it would’ve been better to buy one for $5k that was taken care of.
     
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  9. Mar 29, 2024 at 8:12 PM
    KNABORES

    KNABORES Sarcasm incoming

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    2000: Bilstein 5100's 16x8 589's with 265/75/16 and 1.25" spacers Flowmaster 50 series over the axle dump Pioneer touchscreen with backup camera Full interior and dash LED conversion Trailer brake controller with 7 pin Bedliner coat bumpers & trim ARE topper 2019: ARE topper with full Bedrug kit and Vortex rack TRD shifter 1.25" wheel spacers (I like to live dangerously) Red tow hooks for that +15 grip bonus
    Dang, Why the hell can’t I use my Uzi to put this furniture together?

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  10. Mar 29, 2024 at 8:14 PM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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    I'm seeing some pretty nice ones around my area in the $6k-$9k range
     
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  11. Mar 29, 2024 at 8:28 PM
    Mr.bee

    Mr.bee King Turdra

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    I'm a little disappointed i couldnt find an uzi drill or drill cover. Someone with a 3d printer better get on that.

    found a revolver.
    IMG_6665.jpg
     
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  12. Mar 29, 2024 at 8:44 PM
    khooiii

    khooiii New Member

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    With all this HVAC talk I'd figured I'd add some "preventative maintenance" for y'all. I can't speak if this is applicable for all markets, but you can add an endorsement to your homeowners policy for equipment breakdown. Will cover you AC unit, pool equipment, etc. Is it a claim? yes, but your premium's going up regardless so you might as well make a little money back. For the TX boys it's completely worth it. Subject to deductible or $0 deductible, but you're better claiming it than paying double for a new system.

    Call your agents for "equipment breakdown" coverage.
     
  13. Mar 29, 2024 at 8:52 PM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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    Why is the premium going up regardless?
     
  14. Mar 29, 2024 at 9:05 PM
    khooiii

    khooiii New Member

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    Pertains to more high risk markets for storm damage, but reconstruction costs have gone up and premiums have to go up to adequately insure homes. Also frequency of claims is going up as well. The carriers have to make their money. In DFW 2% deductibles are becoming standard and the rates are astronomically higher than other regions in the state. On average everything I've seen in central TX pricing is about 1/3 of what a premium would cost on a similar home in DFW.
     
  15. Mar 29, 2024 at 9:18 PM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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    That's probably because central TX doesn't have weather events, just heat haha

    DFW gets a little bit of everything except hurricanes, to my understanding. Didn"t y'all get tons of hail and tornados and snow in recent years?
     
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  16. Mar 29, 2024 at 9:20 PM
    khooiii

    khooiii New Member

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    And y'all have hills haha.

    Interesting enough Round Rock, Austin, and SA have had some pretty severe hailstorms last year.
     
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  17. Mar 29, 2024 at 9:22 PM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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    I wish I lived in the hills... I'm on the coast, til further notice. Kinda waiting to be able to afford to move, while also waiting to see whether the hill country becomes a desert or if the water comes back.
     
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  18. Mar 29, 2024 at 9:23 PM
    Mr.bee

    Mr.bee King Turdra

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    Insurance is a scam. I know how to hide my stuff from hail. I know not to drive through floodwater. I shouldnt have to pay for morons.
     
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  19. Mar 29, 2024 at 9:31 PM
    khooiii

    khooiii New Member

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    To be fair you can't hide your house from hail haha.

    The amount of uninsured dipshits on the road is actually frightening. Oh I 100% agree. I hold a license so I can legally speak policy on insurance claims.
     
  20. Mar 29, 2024 at 10:37 PM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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  21. Mar 29, 2024 at 11:00 PM
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    Well didn't bother opening it up to see "how dry", but basically did this to get it started after cranking a bit and not wanting to overwork the starter/battery. Guy mentions this also as a good thing to have in the bag of tricks should fuel pump fail ... to get somewhere without a tow.
     
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  22. Mar 30, 2024 at 1:05 AM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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    Think I found the wheels that I want. They come in black or bronze. I like both those colors.
    They are 17x8.5", I'd prefer x8" but that's fine.
    106mm bore, -10mm offset
    But they'll cost about $455 more for a set of 5 vs the Level 8 wheels I like.
    However these are 4 lbs lighter per wheel than the Level 8's, and 3lbs lighter than my current wheels. Which will be important when going up to 35x10.5 tires.
    https://www.discounttire.com/buy-wheels/kansei-roku-hd
     
  23. Mar 30, 2024 at 1:46 AM
    Tundra2

    Tundra2 Zoinked

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    My niece got a new whip, so she is giving us her old 2004 Jeep liberty 4x4.

    Y'all got any experience with one of them critters? Good or bad? I can Google all day till I'm blue in the face, but I'd rather hear real world reports from people I know

    Has an oil leak somewhere, and the heater core needs to be flushed. Window regulator needs replacing.
     
  24. Mar 30, 2024 at 3:44 AM
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    My FIL had an 02 best I can remember the only issue he had was front wheel bearings and a rotted out exhaust.

    The Chrysler 3.7 isn't going to win any drag races but it's a reliable motor.
     
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  25. Mar 30, 2024 at 4:16 AM
    Tundra2

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    Good to know! It comes with the 3.7L pentastar
     
  26. Mar 30, 2024 at 4:32 AM
    455h0le_dachshund

    455h0le_dachshund Lizzid People & High Strangeness

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    Any body else have this issue at the gas pump where it keeps cutting off before your tank is filled? It only happens on my 03, almost every time.
     
  27. Mar 30, 2024 at 4:36 AM
    Festerw

    Festerw New Member

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    I just realized I had one in a Grand Cherokee as well. Had to do a water pump and alternator. Each job took like 45 minutes since everything is just slapped on the front of the motor.
     
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  28. Mar 30, 2024 at 4:51 AM
    BroHon

    BroHon Don't Re Member

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    Negative.
     
  29. Mar 30, 2024 at 6:09 AM
    VR6T

    VR6T In fealty to the God-Emperor I serve the Imperium

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    Really really OEM
    Work Friday 3 to Mid, up and into work with coffee, lots of motrin and tacos in my system to clock in by 07 on Saturday morning.

    How to sum it up accurately..
     
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  30. Mar 30, 2024 at 6:14 AM
    KNABORES

    KNABORES Sarcasm incoming

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    3.7 is the old iron V6 that predated the 3.6 pentastar
     
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