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Newbie Just figured to let you know I have had and loved toyota cars and truckss since 1980

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by realpepperman, Aug 6, 2020.

  1. Aug 6, 2020 at 8:55 PM
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    realpepperman

    realpepperman [OP] New Member

    Joined:
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    Member:
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    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Donald
    Vehicle:
    2005 Toyota Tundra 4.7 crew cab 4x4
    extra leaf spring to add 1000 ib payload
    Note: I kept my trucks for years
    - 1974 Toyota Hilux "Stick" Long Bed - 4 years.
    - 1984 Toyota SR5 "Stick" 4x4 - 18 years
    - 1987 Toyota Automatic - short bed -7 years
    - 2002 Ford Ranger XLT Automatic 4x4 - 4 years
    - 2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 Crew Cab 4x4 - 3 years

    This is my first Tundra 2009 and I have done a lot to this truck in 3 years.
    but I love the pickup and go this truck has.

    1) Overheated - replaced radiator, stat, and hoses, plus fluid. $250
    2) Replaced the blower fan under dash twice already. $125 and warranty used for
    the 2nd.
    3) Fixed the blender door - it was stuck open for 2 years is why I was not getting
    the heat out of the coil. Thought the coil maybe clogged - it was clear.
    4) New Speakers each door. - not original design. JVC - $85
    5) Installed camera front and back window. - $50
    6) Door lock motor - $25 still did not fix the alarm problem.
    7) Replaced door lock assembly on drivers door, easy to replace. - $235
    8) Replaced both headlight assemblies. - $175
    9) Snapped a caliper mounting bolt - drill/tap out the old one. not easy.
    Taps (2) and drill bits (3) - $80
    10) Replaced the bumper caps and passenger side rubber pad. - $20
    11) New Brakes shoes and pads front and back - $35 and $65
    12) Replaced emergency brake cables one was gone. - $20
    13) New Master Brake booster assembly. - $175
    14) New Drums and rotors. - $250
    15) (2) New Fog Lights. - $85
    16) (4) New Tires - $975
    17) (2) Toyota wheel center caps - $30
    18) Replaced all (8) spark plug ignition packs, boots, and plugs. - $140
    19) Replaced the O2 sensors (Bank 1/ sensor 2)(Bank 2 / sensor 2) - $90
    20) Replaced the exhaust system from the catalytic converter to tail pipe - $381
    21) Replaced the locking latch on the glove box. $14.95
    22) Broke a leaf spring towing 28 foot Hi-Low Camper - Replaced it and installed a
    extra leaf to increase the payload in the bed. $475
    Note: Lifted the back bed 3"
    ********************************
    Still need to fix the following.
    1) Leaking oil around the pan - got to raise engine to replace gasket - $20
    2) Replacing the window assembly on drivers door due to very slow up/down - $65
    3) Replacing the safety belt that is worn out in the drivers seat. - $60
    4) Reaching the 150,000 mile mark and plan on replacing the timing chain,
    sprockets, tensioner puller, and water pump. $250
    5) Boots are gone on the front struts will be replacing the strut soon too. - $350
    6) Calipers are sticking a little but not bad enough to replace yet - cleaned them
    up for now. - $85 each
    7) Replace worn floor mats with "Weathertech" floor mats. $175 front & $125 back
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2020
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  2. Aug 6, 2020 at 10:43 PM
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    YardBird

    YardBird Native San Diegan

    Joined:
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    First Name:
    Jonesy
    San Diego
    Vehicle:
    2005 RCLB
    American Thunder Cat Back ~ Retrax Pro ~ Toyota Bed Mat ~ OEM Split Spoke Wheels
    Welcome aboard from The Pacific South West.
     
  3. Aug 6, 2020 at 11:12 PM
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    Dceclipse

    Dceclipse New Member

    Joined:
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    Gender:
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    NORCAL
    Welcome!
     
  4. Aug 7, 2020 at 4:54 AM
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    Bakershack

    Bakershack Critical of Noncritical Thinkers

    Joined:
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    Member:
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    Gender:
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    First Name:
    Kelly
    Spanish Fort, AL
    Vehicle:
    2020 Silver Sky Metallic Tundra 1794 Edition
    Welcome from LA (Lower Alabama)!
     
  5. Aug 7, 2020 at 5:16 AM
    #5
    TokerJoker

    TokerJoker Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?

    Joined:
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    Member:
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    Messages:
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    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Travis
    Nowhere, Specific
    Vehicle:
    2014 Black SR5 4.6 Dbl Cab
    None.....yet
    Howdy from DFW and :worthless:
     
  6. Aug 7, 2020 at 5:17 AM
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    Jim LE 1301

    Jim LE 1301 Camaro Lover, SSEM # 11

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2018
    Member:
    #14884
    Messages:
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    Gender:
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    First Name:
    Jim
    Hudson Valley, New York
    Vehicle:
    2018 MGM Tundra TRD Sport Double Cab
    Welcome from NY.
     

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