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What have you done to your 1st gen Tundra today?

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by T-Rex266, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. Jun 1, 2022 at 11:51 PM
    assassin10000

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    I wish there was a RCSB 1st gen. I know they've been made tho.
     
  2. Jun 1, 2022 at 11:58 PM
    5N0W808

    5N0W808 Master D Bater

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    yeah, that would be the ultimate 4x4 truck
     
  3. Jun 2, 2022 at 12:03 AM
    empty_lord

    empty_lord They see me rollin'

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    I wish there was more tire options for my mr2 lol.
    Only
    Option for a matches set are toyos aggressive race tire. Front tires are easy. Rear tire being 225/50r15? Yea I’m fucked
     
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  4. Jun 2, 2022 at 12:30 AM
    5N0W808

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    so rear tires are wider/taller or what?
     
  5. Jun 2, 2022 at 6:53 AM
    CodyP

    CodyP Such a n00b

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    Probably just an odd sizing that no one sells.
    Can you go a bit wider and see if that opens up options or will you have to go to 16s and buy new wheels to be able to find decent tires?
     
  6. Jun 2, 2022 at 8:59 AM
    tokolosh

    tokolosh Serial procrastinator

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    so glad it wasn't just me lol
     
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  7. Jun 2, 2022 at 9:39 AM
    empty_lord

    empty_lord They see me rollin'

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    I’m trying to avoid wheels just because $
     
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  8. Jun 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM
    assassin10000

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    Advans?

    Or just stretch some 205's.
     
  9. Jun 2, 2022 at 10:01 AM
    Forg

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    In the process of adopting (i.e.: free!) this old girl. '02 4.7 automatic RWD SR5, extended cab as you can see. It's only up to about 350k miles, timing belt was done at 330k so it's good for a while. She runs good, doesn't burn any oil. Everything works pretty well (except the oil temp gauge), even the CD player. Minor cosmetic issues, some bed rust (see my thread) but pretty good especially with a little preventative care. The paint is mostly ok with a few scratches & the roof needs attention.

    My aunt bought it new in 2001. It's mostly done highway commuting and road trips & has been maintained by a respected local mechanic its whole life. I don't think it's ever really towed or done any heavy duty bed work beyond a little furniture/box hauling maybe.

    Anything you guys would like to know about this truck? I'm thinking I'd like a bull bar or something up front but a lift or new wheels isn't in the stars just yet ;)

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  10. Jun 2, 2022 at 12:55 PM
    Jack McCarthy

    Jack McCarthy Navigating the luminiferous ether to see the light

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    @Forg I'd replace those fog lights to match the new headlights. :boink:

    Unless those are just polished waiting to come back to the old haze.
     
  11. Jun 2, 2022 at 1:28 PM
    Forg

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    The driver's side is nice and new and shiny due to some sort of minor accident a few years ago that I don't understand- it didn't damage anything but the headlight housing! I might replace the driver's side & the fogs if they're not too expensive, it would look a lot nicer. (Driver's side isn't too bad but it stands out against the new passenger side.)
     
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  12. Jun 2, 2022 at 6:34 PM
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    Hi06silver Fat. Thumbs.

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    Tried out the cerakote headlight restoration kit I picked up for under 10 bucks on sale. Retrofit headlight coating failed within about a year and a half tops. I'll chalk that up to aftermarket headlamps.
    Turned out ok. The inside has some fogish looking stuff so up close it's annoying but over all I can live with it for now. Probably have to order oem eventually to make my OCD happy..can still see small sanding lines from the kit. I didn't polish or compound because I just lost patience with the whole head lamp ordeal on my truck.

    (Editing due to apparently being period happy. I swear I'm not a ra-tard. Just fat thumbs)

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  13. Jun 3, 2022 at 8:41 PM
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    same here man. My aftermarket headlights are fogging and peeling from the inside also..about what I’d expect for what I paid.
     
  14. Jun 5, 2022 at 9:22 AM
    artsr2002

    artsr2002 2005 Tundra DC SR5

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    I connected my replacement Natika camera to the wiring under the ass end of the truck so I could check to make sure it worked before replacing the camera in the tailgate handle. Shit didn't work. The headunit interrupts the display when I put the truck into reverse but the screen image remains black. Not sure what has changed as I haven't made any changes to anything. Pressing the CAM button while on any display shows the same black screen. I traced the wiring from the rear toward the front under the driver seat where it goes into the cab but I didn't find any damage to the wire. Its all covered and protected with plastic wire loom.
     
  15. Jun 5, 2022 at 9:25 AM
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    I bought an assortment of rubber grommets to try and fix this horrible rattle I have. I think it has to be my skid plates. It's been annoying for a while but the last straw was my buddy riding in the truck and asking what the horrible noise was. I'll return the ones I don't use.

    @alb1k , were you able to fix your rattle this way?

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  16. Jun 5, 2022 at 9:51 AM
    FirstGenVol

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    These rocks are sus....

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  17. Jun 5, 2022 at 10:00 AM
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    You’re sus
     
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  18. Jun 5, 2022 at 10:38 AM
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    Check the transmission mount at rear of transmission. The bolts can become loose and even fall out. Makes a heck of a noise/rattle.
     
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  19. Jun 5, 2022 at 12:13 PM
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    Voss Dust in the wind

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    Can someone with bolt on sliders take/post a few pics of their driver side connection to frame points please?
     
  20. Jun 5, 2022 at 12:35 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k Chickens to paralyze in the back of the Ridgeline

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    I got it quiet. Now, since running it hard, I have some little noise but I don't think it's skids. Still working on finding that noise - the kind that only the driver hears. I cut urethane tie rod end bushings in half and used those in the end. I'll look for a link.
     
  21. Jun 5, 2022 at 12:38 PM
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    alb1k Chickens to paralyze in the back of the Ridgeline

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    I like the urethane because they are hard "rubber." I used some isolation bushings at one point but they were way too soft. Like silicone bushings.
     
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  22. Jun 5, 2022 at 12:44 PM
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    alb1k Chickens to paralyze in the back of the Ridgeline

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    It's good
    This post has a picture.
    https://www.tundras.com/threads/1st-gen-2wd-dc.86734/page-14#post-2697926

    These suckers

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000CN5GEA?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
     
  23. Jun 5, 2022 at 12:53 PM
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    Have you gone around and checked for any loose heat shields? The heat shield for the right exhaust manifold gave me a lot of rattle issues until I found that to be the cause.
     
  24. Jun 5, 2022 at 1:19 PM
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    I did check those. That was a first thought if mine as well.

    I owe the rocks an apology. I drove the truck without my skid plate and the noise is still there. I crawled under there with my rubber mallet and smacked everything I could think of(I've done the before). I was able to replicate the noise by smacking my spindle. It also makes the noise if I smack my uca, coilovers and calipers though not as loud.

    I'm wondering if when I had these 14WA calipers milled, there is enough of a variance to make them make noise against the spindle. I checked every bolt from the calipers to the suspension and all were snug. I might just have to live with the rattle.
     
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  25. Jun 5, 2022 at 1:25 PM
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    BubbaW Saw it right off

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  26. Jun 5, 2022 at 2:20 PM
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    What uca/coils do you have? Check any heim/uniball joints for slop?
     
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  27. Jun 5, 2022 at 2:35 PM
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    Icon coilovers with SPC upper control arms. I couldn't find any issues with either. I think I have only 15k miles on them at most.
     
  28. Jun 5, 2022 at 2:38 PM
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    Sounds like the camera is not turning on. Make sure the +12 to the cam is still there. If it's not, you could always run a new wire from either back up lights. Did you splice the wires, including video feed, or is this one male connector into a female connector. Did the seat properly, I know I have a system that you have to really push that last 1/4 in to seat properly.
     
  29. Jun 5, 2022 at 6:58 PM
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    Put a hand on different parts as you smack the spindle and see if you can narrow down what is making the noise.

    15k is enough for a heim/uniball to go bad.


    First thing I'd check is the dust shield/brake backing plate.
     
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  30. Jun 6, 2022 at 4:15 PM
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    Finally got the Eibachs on, my new oem upper & lower ball joints are soo much happier:yay: For some reason my front passenger sits 1/2 inch higher than the driver side, hopefully it just needs to settle.20220606_162812.jpg 20220606_162833.jpg
    Not sure if it had anything to do with it but after running the Bilsteins on top perch :facepalm:(not recommended) for 25,000 plus miles neither one wanted to come off so had to bust out the sawzall and grinder.20220604_152528.jpg
     
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