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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 30, 2022 at 5:34 PM
    des2mtn

    des2mtn Terrible decision maker. Questionable trail fixer.

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    Also dude those face nets work so well. I have one that I put over my floppy hat.
     
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  2. Jun 30, 2022 at 5:45 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Hahaha they are great! Yeah usually they work best with a hat on. I’ve had it in my small green backpack for years, waiting for that exact moment
     
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  3. Jun 30, 2022 at 5:50 PM
    des2mtn

    des2mtn Terrible decision maker. Questionable trail fixer.

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    There's a creek that I camp at near San G that always has biting flies so the net always gets used there. I found these things with similar material that go over the truck window so you can roll it down without getting bugs inside. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07QM3CXJ7?ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_title
     
  4. Jun 30, 2022 at 5:51 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Yeah we had something similar on the runner for the kids being attacked by the harmful suns rays. They kept it nice and dark, and I totally thought about being able to use those while camping
     
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  5. Jun 30, 2022 at 5:59 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Also I totally forgot to post the coolest picture, my son, of course, found a snake on the trip! It was either a timber rattler or a twin spotted rattler(we’ve got some snake experts in the shadows…..) thankfully he knew not to pick it up. It was at our lookout so I was on edge every time we went back.
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  6. Jun 30, 2022 at 7:19 PM
    HAL69000

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    hanged the front diff and transfer case fluids.

    Can’t believe I managed to unfasten this. A bad person owned this truck before me.

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    My favorite-smelling compressed air revealed some good sized chunks. Sigh. 4wd works great though and I exercise it regularly.

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  7. Jun 30, 2022 at 7:55 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    Yeah, I'm 102 and you guys piss me off for no reason.
     
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  8. Jun 30, 2022 at 7:56 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    Hell yes.
     
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  9. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:00 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    All day!
     
  10. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:21 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    my son got Covid just as he was getting back into training after knee surgery. So my wife took him camping. I have no idea why my tent in the background looks like it wants to eat something.
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  11. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:28 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    I see a dog butt!!!!
    My dad had a similar camp chef or whatever propane burner like you’ve got, I refuse to carry such a beast!!!
    How do you guys like the antelope?!
    Our other friend came with us, and busted out all kinds of new gear, I think she learned a few things…….. she left after the 1st night, or other friends left after the second night when our dog plowed their son and got a small cut on his head, I was kinda pissed at the dog and who was in charge of him; almost left the next morning, but I’m glad we stayed. We mainly left because we were using our friends blackstone and it left……. And we ran out of ice. But damn I made some dank dillas on this tiny cast iron! 97D4A4BB-CE80-41C8-B0E1-3C7BF0247419.jpg466ED68B-24F2-45C7-9630-EB16399F2306.jpg
    I also might have man hands……..
     
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  12. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:35 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    I haven't had antelope yet, but I hear it tastes like chicken.
    Turns out the dog can't swim. But, he's coming to San G
    That Camp Chef rocks. I tried to send her with the Bayou, but she's too classy for that.
    Those are man hands, much like my toads.
     
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  13. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:38 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Hahahahahahaha
    Antelope/gazelle……. Same same…….

    our new pup definitely liked the zero entry at the lake, but his healing incisions made us not let him go balls deep…..
     
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  14. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:43 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    That tent is bigger than I imagined in pictures. In it's bag, it's basically large eazy-up size. has an 8X8 footprint I believe. But, it's pretty awesome. If it's just me and or the dog, so much room for activities. Set up and take down is fast...
     
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  15. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:44 PM
    Mr.bee

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    Thanks for reminding me, I need to figure out why neither of my white gas Coleman stoves wouldn’t run.
     
  16. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:44 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    venturi
     
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  17. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:45 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    or regulator
     
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  18. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:47 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Is it “self erecting”?
    I have a rei half dome plus 7? And then a little bigger tent, but they all suck to set up, this big one pictured is a little easier with no poles, but it’s bulky as well.
    I also have the worst method to my madness of packing the truck? Casper and Des have seen the mayhem in action……
    When your wife goes by herself or with the boy, will she take your truck?
     
  19. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:50 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Also my dad was a wood worker, we deemed his paws, “banana fingers”
    One Easter he was making poinsettia holders? And wrapped his meats around a drill press. Later we found THE BIGGEST POTATOE CHIP of a finger on the shop floor!!!!
    My left hand in a dough sheeter; like father, like son!!!
     
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  20. Jun 30, 2022 at 8:58 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    It's not the throw and watch it self deploy kind of thing. It's the pull it apart/wider, pull on each side, push up the top kind of thing. And then, put the fly canopy on top if you want.
    She likes her Tahoe, she takes that without me there. I've alway's had small spaces to deal with, packing is planning - that's all (take a few moments you spaz)
     
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  21. Jun 30, 2022 at 9:01 PM
    alb1k

    alb1k I've got two chickens to paralyze.

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    That's pretty gross. Really. That's gross. But I love how you made me visualize a piece of finger flesh as a potato chip. Now I can't unsee what I never saw.
     
  22. Jun 30, 2022 at 9:02 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    The trailer build will help a lot!
     
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  23. Jun 30, 2022 at 9:03 PM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Honestly I don’t know why we were looking, it was way to late to do anything with, it was more or less let’s see the carnage?
     
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  24. Jul 1, 2022 at 5:52 AM
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    Hey Shifty, if no one has reached out yet, would love to get this. Let me know either way.
     
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  25. Jul 1, 2022 at 7:59 AM
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    shifty` Jaylon Wennings

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    I've a ton of respect for John McCain (RIP), but as much as I appreciated the guy, I took every opportunity to make fun of his "dick fingers" (lil chubs) any time he'd do "air quotes" when talking about stuff, which he seemed to do a lot.

    Anyway, nothing wrong with ham hands. Comes in handy when you gotta drop heat on someone. Handy. See what I did there? Better than sausage/chubs. Google of images of Prince Charles Chub Fingers will show you some serious chubs.

    I'm still trying to wrap my head around this. Like, your dad wrapped his hands around a drill press and it ripped a callous the size of a potato chip off? Or you got your hand stuck in a sheeter and it crushed and lopped off your finger? (your ham shown has no clear reattachment). Restaurant I worked at 25yrs ago had someone lose their entire hand in a sheeter. Safety worked, they just made the stupid mistake of approaching with a flat hand vs. fist.

    Sorry, should've updated that - it's spoken for since ~8pm last night. If you go to the scAmazon website and search for Toyota Heritage Stripes Letter License Plate Frame, you should see it. I found a seller selling 2-packs for $11-something shipped.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poO2BsVGdIU
     
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  26. Jul 1, 2022 at 8:45 AM
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    shifty` Jaylon Wennings

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    Oh and back to the main topic, what'd I get done for the 1GT .... returning to this old ass issue:
    Small update on the "Serra Toyota of Decatur Sent Wrong Part" fiasco.

    I've been back and forth with Eric every 3-5 weeks since my purchase in February over this mislabeled part they sent me for front splash aprons. As that 2nd quoted post above from back in March says, I was given claims it was an issue with Toyota mispackaging the parts, he asked Toyota to send another but it was also the wrong part, yadda yadda.

    I sent another email requesting an update end of last week, I think? Maybe Monday. But I knew I'd be at the local stealership to fulfill a recall on our 2020 Highlander, so I ordered the same "wrong" part online from my local dealership doing the recall work, because I need to get these damn aprons done and out to Nick or whoever here needed them. I'm also short 1 skid plate bolt so I ordered 5 more skid plate bolts.

    I brought all four splash guards Serra sent me, still in sealed packages just in case.

    Sure enough, dropped off the Highlander with my service advisor, walked straight to the parts counter to chat them up. They went to the back and got my parts, laid them on the counter.

    I pulled out all four splash guards Serra sent, still sealed, and said, "This is why I another dealership sent me..." and laid them side by side. First I put down "R" and "RR" aprons for the right-front, then "L" and "RR" again for the left. I put their the LL above the L/RR pair.

    Conversation at the local dealership went something like this...

    Me: "So I'm not crazy, Toyota did screw up here, not me. You see it's the same part number on both sealed bags, with a different part inside, right? Like, what can I do here, Toyota sent them the wrong part, right? I've been back and forth with their person and he says he's been unable to get Toyota to send the right part. How'd you guys get the right part if he can't?!"

    Parts Mgr: "Wait - they told you they got the part from Toyota like this? I clearly see it's the same part number, but a different part.
    (checks seal on bag) Obviously it's sealed too, with both labels, no tampering, so what's the problem exactly?"

    Me: "I notified the dude as soon as it arrived, with pictures, showing the problem. That's literally what the guy at the dealership in Decatur AL said, 'Toyota sent it this way', so he supposedly requested another, and 'they sent the same part mis-labeled again', so he supposedly 'contacted Corporate to do an inventory check' because they're sending mislabeled parts... at least that's what I was told via email, here, look (I showed her the email chain)"

    Parts Mgr: "I don't think that's correct, sir. Most dealerships either package the parts in-house, or have a nearby warehouse that takes care of it. That's what we do here, and every other dealership I've worked for is the same. Something sounds fishy, if you notified them within 5 days of receipt, and they didn't take a return and refund, you need to contact Toyota of America to complain about the dealership, this is wrong! They shouldn't be making accusations like that against Toyota, and should've refunded you after the first email where you clearly showed photos of the mistake."​

    Now I have all four, I can Hopefully get these aprons done over the weekend. I sent Eric another email to explain what happened today and give him another chance to make it right. I'll send him the part back if he'll shoot me a label, but I expect a full refund.

    He emailed back not long ago, fastest return email I've ever seen, saying only "I just got the correct one in today".

    Needless to say, I won't be ordering from Serra of Decatur again. I'm sure there's other dealerships with a decent discount, no tax, and free shipping. I'm on the hunt.

    Pic of their part (left) versus my local dealership part (right). Dates are on the bag. Same part number. Totally different part.

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  27. Jul 1, 2022 at 8:47 AM
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  28. Jul 1, 2022 at 9:03 AM
    FrenchToasty

    FrenchToasty Desert rat, 6 lug enthusiast

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    Whatever he was drilling bound up and shifted his hand, and the drill bit got a huge piece of finger meat, he went to the hospital, not sure what they did but it was wrapped up for months. But the piece of skin we found, once dried up was about the size of a quarter.

    and I’m just an idiot and bypassed safeties to clean a dough sheeter, my knuckles made the belt on the gear drive slip long enough to get to the off switch.
     
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  29. Jul 1, 2022 at 9:08 AM
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    & manhands are the best, unless you mess with felt...lots of fabrics.

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    Ran my fingers through an r/c airboat blade about 20 years ago. Have had utmost respect for my hands (to an extent) ever since.
     
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  30. Jul 1, 2022 at 9:24 AM
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    I've seen the skid plates, but what about skid bars? Could make a plate thats jack worthy with stock 1gt overload springs between the k member & trans x-member. When i get the rivets off the leafs, i can reinforce the factory skid plate. And i wanna build a built-in oil trough to keep the oil off the k-member.

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