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What have you done to your 2.5 gen Tundra today?

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by T-Rex266, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. May 23, 2023 at 7:28 PM
    ohiowa

    ohiowa Have you tried turning it off and back on again?

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    28k oil change
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    My very first Fumoto installed

    I'm looking forward to the next one when I can just run a tube to the drain pan instead of guessing where it's gonna splatter.
     
  2. May 23, 2023 at 8:00 PM
    DZ_

    DZ_ New Member

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    I use a piece of rubber tubing to drain from the valve to pan. I also recommend two drain pans so you can drain from the sump and filter at the same time. While these drain, rotate your tires. Have you gotten the MotivX kit with the oil filter housing socket, drain tube and oil fill funnel? Those all make the change a much more enjoyable process.
     
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  3. May 23, 2023 at 8:11 PM
    ohiowa

    ohiowa Have you tried turning it off and back on again?

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    Yes, though I had to pry the housing wrench off the housing with a screwdriver since it was stuck.
    Had the oil fill funnel already since the last truck was a 2.5 gen taco.

    Overall not a bad process. Didn't need to remove the SR5 "skid plate" (term used loosely here) to get to the filter, which was a plus.
     
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  4. May 23, 2023 at 9:33 PM
    Terndrerrr

    Terndrerrr 936000 miles to go

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    TRD Fox, RAS, 285/75 DTs, dual battery, SS3 Pro
    45k oil change, Kirkland 0w-20, OEM filter.
    Rotated tires (rearward cross).
     
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  5. May 24, 2023 at 7:55 AM
    Cl8NL

    Cl8NL Pocket-Sand

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    I wire brushed the entire underside of my 17 two days ago and did some sloppy test sprays of Rust Kutter (highly rated citric and phosphoric acid rust reformer). Truck wasn’t on ramps or lift and that stuff hurts to have drip on ya lol. I like the initial results so here is my plan going forward, please lemme know if I’m on the right track-

    • I’m going to finish the job and do about two more coats of rust kutter, making sure all visible rust is reformed.

    • After that stuff fully dries/converts I’m going to do a full application of POR15.

    • before winter I will apply fluid film or PB blaster surface shield (every winter)

    IMG_6866.jpg

    for comparison sake I only sprayed the right side of the diff. I didn’t have much time and only did about 1 min of spraying with a patchy inconsistent application, anywhere that is white used to be rust - you are to rough up the white and apply more to fully convert with rust kutter
     

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  6. May 24, 2023 at 9:05 AM
    Cthulhu

    Cthulhu The White and Black Goat of the Woods

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    Switch Pros 9100 with SDHQ center console mount. Got rid of a bunch of relays and wiring under the hood; much cleaner looking. Kept two switches open for possible front and rear locker options. The off-road flash and strobe functionality, as well as the master switch function, are neat bonuses.





    https://youtube.com/shorts/04lObnNiZ44?feature=share
     
    Last edited: May 26, 2023
  7. May 24, 2023 at 9:14 AM
    Taco-Spike

    Taco-Spike Gateway from Tacoma World ~ ended up here

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    Nice!
     
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  8. May 24, 2023 at 12:13 PM
    WVI

    WVI New Member

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    Sounds like a good plan.
    I tried a can of the PB Blaster Surface Shield.....I'll not spend the money on another can. It was a PITB to get it to keep spraying. It sprayed like a can of .99 cent spray paint!
     
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  9. May 24, 2023 at 12:28 PM
    SAGE63

    SAGE63 Wannabe Go Fast Overlander Small Rock Crawler

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    Hit a milestone... original warranty out of mileage... glad I have the extended... btw mpg is actually closer to 12.5 with 5.29 grears and 37s

    20230521_165800.jpg
     
  10. May 24, 2023 at 1:11 PM
    LabRat

    LabRat New Member

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    Stealership oil change and tire rotation. They threw in a "free" wash...

    While it was there, I asked if they'd pull off the tow hooks for me so I could paint them...they said sure for $165...?!? Hard pass...
     
  11. May 24, 2023 at 1:13 PM
    AZBoatHauler

    AZBoatHauler SSEM#140/3URx2/BAF140

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    2017 CrewMax 4x4, 2017 LandCruiser, 2005 Sequoia 4x4
    Demello / SOB Fab Bumpers, SuperWinch, WKOR sliders, RCI skids, Baja Designs lighting, Billy 6112 and 5160 w/ CB +2, JL Audio with Alpine HU, DD 10" Exhaust, LED headlights, Rago fab mounts, 35” BFG, HAM radio
    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
    I mean - that only translates to like $3,000/hr.
     
  12. May 24, 2023 at 1:15 PM
    LabRat

    LabRat New Member

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    I know, I'm clearly in the wrong line of work!
     
  13. May 24, 2023 at 1:15 PM
    Toyotaguy1654

    Toyotaguy1654 New Member

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  14. May 24, 2023 at 1:34 PM
    1794TX

    1794TX Should be taken in small doses

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    Tell the spouse what they wanted to charge you, with added acrimony; and then explain why it's important for you to save money by getting your own tools:
    DEWALT XR 1/2-in 20-volt Max-Amp Variable Speed Brushless Cordless Hammer Drill (2-Batteries Included) in the Hammer Drills department at Lowes.com
     
  15. May 24, 2023 at 1:36 PM
    Tundra234

    Tundra234 New Member

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    Alot of them
    They gave you a "free" wash which translates to "you are probably missing a skid plate bolt or two now".
     
  16. May 24, 2023 at 2:19 PM
    wiltech

    wiltech New Member

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    Nah, he needs the 1/2" impact for the extra ugga duggas (will need it to get the oil filter housing off next time anyway)

    Red: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Milwauk...One-5-0-Ah-Battery-and-Bag-2767-21B/312012941
    Yellow: https://www.lowes.com/pd/DEWALT/5002909283
    Blue: https://www.lowes.com/pd/Kobalt-24-...s-Impact-Wrench-1-Battery-Included/5013201381

    Whichever battery ecosystem you already have...
     
  17. May 24, 2023 at 4:02 PM
    the red

    the red the threat is real

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    haha yeah…wrong tool for the job though
    Unnecessary teal option: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Makita-...-w-Friction-Ring-Anvil-2-5Ah-GWT01D/316617986
    :D
     
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  18. May 24, 2023 at 4:04 PM
    the red

    the red the threat is real

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    Hope enough air is getting to your rad.
     
  19. May 24, 2023 at 4:46 PM
    Rabidllamas

    Rabidllamas New Member

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    My build- https://www.tundras.com/threads/rabbidllamas-old-man-build.80802/
    Haha. I lived this also. The local stealership did not seem shocked or even apologetic. Have not been back.
     
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  20. May 24, 2023 at 4:46 PM
    1794TX

    1794TX Should be taken in small doses

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    It's not an impact driver, but it definitely gets the job done. And it's a multi-tasker...
    upload_2023-5-24_18-46-54.jpg
     

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  21. May 24, 2023 at 6:10 PM
    Cthulhu

    Cthulhu The White and Black Goat of the Woods

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    Yep, monitor the temps, all good.
     
  22. May 24, 2023 at 6:18 PM
    Tundra-XP

    Tundra-XP New Member

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    Busy 3 wks. So I finally got a driver side grab handle. The install was a breeze. Did what another member did using his idea and called several dealers. What do you know a dealer close by ordered one for me and had it in a week. I also got the TRD dual exhaust painted and installed that as well along with the ESP storage. You know, i never know what size to upload these pics as so it can be seen good enough.

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  23. May 24, 2023 at 6:33 PM
    PlaysARobin

    PlaysARobin New Member

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    (2021 TRD Pro) AMP Steps, Ceramic Tint 5/20/70 windshield, Kilmat floor, doors and rear with Audiofrog/Arc audio/JL speaker upgrades and factory HU. AJT blackout. Ironmax4x4 Raid bumper with 10w amber work lights and 32" light bar. Rago dash setup with Bulletproof phone mounts. VLEDs interior kit with front and rear footwell lighting. X2Power AMG 27F.
    Only one uni-tasker allowed, and it serves the same purpose in the garage as the kitchen.
     
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  24. May 24, 2023 at 8:13 PM
    Tundrastruck91

    Tundrastruck91 New Member

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    So you painted the chrome trd duel exhaust black ?
     
  25. May 25, 2023 at 1:08 AM
    the red

    the red the threat is real

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    Cool. What setup is that on the tablet?
     
  26. May 25, 2023 at 3:15 AM
    Henry1jg

    Henry1jg 2021 TRD Sport

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    I am a huge fan of what you're doing. When my dad passed, he left me his F150. First time I got under it for an oil change I was shocked by how much rust rot it had. 18 months later, the frame gave. I capped a 6' section on each side and drove another 4 years before it gave 16" past the cap. Nothing I could do to save her then. So, I vowed to find out how to not let this MI road salt not destroy my vehicle and landed where you are now

    When you're using fluid film/surface shield, make sure to get inside every piece of frame that you can. I also hit the bottom of doors, tailgate, can corners, etc. I won't let rust rob me of a 160k mile truck again! Good luck!
     
  27. May 25, 2023 at 6:23 AM
    Cthulhu

    Cthulhu The White and Black Goat of the Woods

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    OBD Fusion with the Toyota expansion pack.
     
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  28. May 25, 2023 at 6:46 AM
    mart1nezdaniel

    mart1nezdaniel AZ

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  29. May 25, 2023 at 9:05 AM
    Rodtheviking

    Rodtheviking New Member

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    2017 Limited Crew TRD, Ironman Pros with JBA uppers. Prinsu rack. RSI, RCI sliders
    Put in the new replacement Ironman Foam Cell Pros with new brake rotors and pads. And finally got the alternator diode installed for the AGM battery, reads 14.1v at idle now.
     
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  30. May 25, 2023 at 3:39 PM
    Cl8NL

    Cl8NL Pocket-Sand

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    The frame seems to be a “C” shape for most of its length so fingers crossed I can hit most of it
     

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