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South west Florida New Member

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by southwestflorida, Jul 26, 2018.

  1. Jul 26, 2018 at 6:47 AM
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    southwestflorida

    southwestflorida [OP] New Member

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    Hello everyone
    Frank Here.
    Currently rebuilding a V6 1-GRFE Tundra motor. Excessive time between oil changes aand 230K miles caused VVT-i to malfunction, bending intake valves and destroying connecting rod and crank
    Owned 2 Tundras since early 2000 and never had a mech issue with either until now. Hope to give some good advise on engine removal and installing
     
  2. Jul 26, 2018 at 6:47 AM
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    nk1794

    nk1794 Always torque to spec

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  3. Jul 26, 2018 at 6:50 AM
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    PRO BLANCO Dirt biking & fishing

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  4. Jul 26, 2018 at 6:57 AM
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  5. Jul 26, 2018 at 7:00 AM
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    Welcome from Texas!

    Post some pics of the damaged parts, we like pictures........
     
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  11. Jul 26, 2018 at 7:33 AM
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    Hello, Frank! Welcome from Arkansas!
     
  12. Jul 26, 2018 at 7:44 AM
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    southwestflorida

    southwestflorida [OP] New Member

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    engine out.jpg Tundra 2006 1-GRFE out of truck. The beginning of entire engine rebuild. Initial problem: Bent valves and broken connecting rod on cyl # 4 due to low oil pressure and possible failure of VVT-i cam gear assembly.More to follow as engine re-build progresses. Stay tuned.
     
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  13. Jul 26, 2018 at 9:05 AM
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  15. Jul 26, 2018 at 11:03 AM
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    welcome from CO, I grew up on the west coast of FL, near St. Petersburg (god's waiting room)
     
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  17. Jul 26, 2018 at 1:56 PM
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