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Best Gen-ECGS bushing tool

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by FrenchToasty, Jan 4, 2020.

  1. Apr 15, 2022 at 2:01 PM
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    MrDirtjumper

    MrDirtjumper Ol’ dickhead

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    The tool and other goodies will be back in transit to its rightful owner some time next week!
     
  2. Apr 15, 2022 at 2:06 PM
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    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty [OP] Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    I was wondering where it was at.
     
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  3. Apr 15, 2022 at 2:07 PM
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    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty [OP] Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Looks like you guys had fun signing the seal install “tool”
     
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  4. Apr 15, 2022 at 2:54 PM
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    MrDirtjumper Ol’ dickhead

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    Yeah, I was shitfaced and drew a dick on it. Tried to erase it the next morning when I realized I wasn’t 14 anymore. Just ended up making it worse.
     
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  5. Apr 15, 2022 at 3:36 PM
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    bmf4069 Yup, that's car parts in a dishwasher

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    How did the install go? I need to send the toast master a present as well...
     
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  6. Apr 15, 2022 at 4:22 PM
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    MrDirtjumper

    MrDirtjumper Ol’ dickhead

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    Like butta. Took a couple of tries to get the new bushing aligned but once it was straight, it drove right in. OEM CV went in without persuasion.
     
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  7. Apr 15, 2022 at 4:24 PM
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    FrenchToasty

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    Yeah driving the bushing in was the most nerve racking; making sure it went in straight
     
  8. May 13, 2022 at 4:15 PM
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    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty [OP] Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    0F0BF686-E5C2-4736-AAE5-F4153DF49BCA.jpg Thanks for the tasty treats Josh!
     
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  9. May 13, 2022 at 4:51 PM
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    Was there anything left of the ice pack? Just curious how well it survived 3 days of the hottest May weather we’ve seen in years.
     
  10. May 13, 2022 at 4:53 PM
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    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty [OP] Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Haha everything was toasty warm. But I got them chilling now. Is that a local brewery?
     
  11. May 13, 2022 at 5:03 PM
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    Yeah, really cool joint. Those were canned last Friday and that B/A has never been tasted outside of their doors.

    Funny story, I got into home brewing a long time ago and started a local club that would get together once a month to share beers. Some older guy joined and started hanging around pretty religiously. Taught him everything I could and set him up with his own system. Turns out he was a multi-millionaire and was looking for a new hobby. Next thing I know he’s buying a building downtown and starting this brewery / bbq joint.
     
  12. May 13, 2022 at 5:04 PM
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    Hell yeah that’s awesome, my bro in law will be jealous
     
  13. May 13, 2022 at 5:14 PM
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    Hope you enjoy them! As I was packing it back up I realized I left a 32oz of “The Creature From the Black Legume” at @bmf4069 house that I was gonna throw in there. A 10% chocolate peanut butter stout that is just *chefs kiss*.

    Maybe, if he hasn’t already cracked it, he will pack that up and send it out…?
     
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  14. May 14, 2022 at 10:58 AM
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    I haven't tried it yet. That thing intimidates me. I'm more of a light beer guy. I can send it seeing as how I still need to send frenchy his gift. Can you pm me your address?
     
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  15. May 14, 2022 at 10:59 AM
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    The makers mark is still where you left it!
     
  16. May 26, 2022 at 12:36 AM
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    So does that mean you are like a VIP at that joint?
     
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  17. Aug 19, 2022 at 7:58 AM
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    Good Day folks.
    Well, I need to replace my bearing. I plan going with the ECGS bushing.

    Question: Does the prop shaft need to be replaced? Everything on mine looks and feels normal except for the bushing. I hoping the diff end is still in good shape.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  18. Aug 19, 2022 at 9:03 AM
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    What year is your Tundra? Looks like a 2nd gen. This thread is specific to first gens. I'm not sure are there any differences between years.
     
  19. Aug 19, 2022 at 9:12 AM
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    Good catch. I didn't realize the link I clicked sent me to the 1st Gen section.
    Yes, mines a 2d Gen, 2008.
    I believe it's close to the same procedure.
     
  20. Aug 19, 2022 at 9:15 AM
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    You shouldn’t need a new axle shaft if that’s what your calling the propeller shaft. Just the bushing and a seal
     
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    Thanks FrenchToasty. That's what I was thinking.
     
  22. Aug 19, 2022 at 11:09 AM
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    @FrenchToasty you may want to prefix this thread title with "1st Gen ..."

    You can do that by going to the the little special menu between the "Watch Thread" and "Search" box at the top of the thread page - you may need to be on pg1, I don't remember.
     
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  23. Aug 19, 2022 at 11:12 AM
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    More betters?
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    What a wonderful thread I didn’t know existed. I’ll have to take some time tomorrow to read through it.

    How far has your ECGS tool been loaned out in the US? Just curious. :D
     
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  26. Sep 26, 2022 at 4:24 PM
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    Thanks, maybe Tennessee?
     
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