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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. Feb 11, 2024 at 6:04 AM
    Jim LE 1301

    Jim LE 1301 Camaro Lover, SSEM # 11,TTC#179

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    Looks like a ARE CX Topper.
     
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  2. Feb 11, 2024 at 6:24 AM
    AGTundra

    AGTundra New Member

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    @Gainer ARE CX with windoors and the factory installed tracks up top.
    Hoping soon to get a rack system up there for work and play
    It has been great for us with kids and our pup.
    Minor leaking sometimes if it rains heavy but not a real big deal
    Overall very happy with it
     
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  3. Feb 11, 2024 at 6:24 AM
    Tundar the Barbarian

    Tundar the Barbarian New Member

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    Speakers, amp, subs, floorboard lights...and the little step thing under the bumper
    Finished too late for a photo...High-speed Magsafe charger installed! Ugh, need to clean it, inside and out... PXL_20240211_142252517.jpg
     
  4. Feb 11, 2024 at 7:23 AM
    RainMan_PNW

    RainMan_PNW SSEM #82 RGBA #4 “That Guy” Vendor

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    Clark County, WA
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    Check the build link in my signature.
    If you’re going through that much effort to open my tailgate, you can have the old shovel and axe I keep in there…
     
  5. Feb 11, 2024 at 1:00 PM
    doughboysigep

    doughboysigep New Member

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    Installed my step bars yesterday. Fairly easy (hardest part was understanding directions) and pretty happy how they look. Only I don't like is that you can see the mounting brackets a bit more than I remember on my OEM ones on my old '17.

    pre1.jpg
    post 1.jpg
     
  6. Feb 11, 2024 at 1:02 PM
    doughboysigep

    doughboysigep New Member

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  7. Feb 11, 2024 at 1:04 PM
    doughboysigep

    doughboysigep New Member

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  8. Feb 11, 2024 at 1:50 PM
    dan8906

    dan8906 New Member

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    Finished the lift(2.5”/1.25”) Bilstein 6112s up front on setting #4, 5160s in the rear with a CB +2 shackle in the rear. Pretty impressed with the ride. Much better than stock, although I haven’t gave it a real test. Wheels and tires on Tuesday then an alignment. Then I’ll be able to really test it out.

    IMG_6453.jpg
     
  9. Feb 11, 2024 at 2:42 PM
    21GreenMachine

    21GreenMachine New Member

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    Stock
    Tried to remove the first layer of winter. Detailed interior today and hand washed Friday night (it was cold). Got the wife's 4 Runner too!
     
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  10. Feb 12, 2024 at 7:18 AM
    nobodyintexas

    nobodyintexas What?

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    Whatever this forum told me to do
    this was my 1st oil change using the fumoto valve. 90k miles on truck

    I have been living wrong up until now.

    every grown-ass, God fearin' man should have a Fumoto valve.

    also - sending a sample to Blackstone.
    to check:
    Costco 5w-30
    TBN, too.
    full 5k usage of oil using the 77.5mm pulley on the Harrop S/C.

    I bet it's just as good as EVERY other oil out there.
    Costco 0w-20 was awesome when I tested it a couple years ago.
     
  11. Feb 12, 2024 at 7:22 AM
    Terndrerrr

    Terndrerrr guzzling dealer repellent

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    TRD Fox, RAS, 285/75 DTs, dual battery, SS3 Pro
    Just got through my last box of 0w20. Kirkland 5w30 here I come!
     
  12. Feb 12, 2024 at 9:02 AM
    Damie Street

    Damie Street New Member

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    THose look great! what size bed bars did you go with? And are they staying on the truck or will you be taking them off and on? I'm asking because I see the bed cover rolled up.
     
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  13. Feb 12, 2024 at 9:15 AM
    Damie Street

    Damie Street New Member

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    You have motivated me to get a pole saw and do the same! Which saw did you end up with?
     
  14. Feb 12, 2024 at 9:50 AM
    Gecko.

    Gecko. New Member

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    Finally installed the Revesol "All Black" (i.e., Black Ring) steering wheel I ordered back in January (https://www.tundras.com/threads/we-...ack-steering-wheel.112984/page-6#post-3473795). Its a really nice, quality piece.

    Also did my first oil & filter change yesterday. Installed a Fumoto valve while I was at it.

    Regarding the oil change ... I have to say, that OEM skid-plate/deflector-shield was a huge pain in the ass. Out of the 5 bolts holding it up: the rearward middle bolt was missing; the other four were badly rusted; the front passenger side bolt snapped off flush with the bar. With the bolt that snapped, I drilled a hole and attempted to use an extractor bit to loosen it up ... which then snapped inside the hole I drilled. FML No time to play around, so I just installed the plate with three bolts (two rear and one front with a liberal abs of anti-seize) and some zip ties.

    Oh, and while I was pouring in the oil I notice these upper coolant lines that are pretty rusty. Anybody have occasion to replace these? Have a Part No. (2014)?

    Coolant Lines 2b - IMG_4195.jpg
    .
     
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  15. Feb 12, 2024 at 10:04 AM
    Tan-dra

    Tan-dra MUD GANG 2006

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    Bilstein 5100, 35’s on 17” wheels
    These are their low rise ones, I think they’re like 9” tall if I remember correctly. I bought these because I’m like 95% sure I can get them to work with my bed cover, I just need to cut some of the rubber stripping on the rails where the bars are going to be. Hopefully it will work, I’ll report back here whenever I get them back from powdercoating
     
  16. Feb 12, 2024 at 11:28 AM
    TacomaTRD4x402

    TacomaTRD4x402 New Member

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    Brand new cabin air filter!
    Found the ultimate cheat code today

    20240212_095732.jpg
     
  17. Feb 12, 2024 at 2:32 PM
    InfernoTundra15

    InfernoTundra15 2015 TRD Pro

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    It’s Ego multi attachment tool. Have pole saw attachment and edger.
     
  18. Feb 12, 2024 at 3:14 PM
    SRQRUSTY

    SRQRUSTY New Member

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    A much needed upgrade for my truck. The under seat storage is basically nonexistent under the rear seat of my 2018 Crewmax. Now I have a little more lol

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    Last edited: Feb 12, 2024
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  19. Feb 12, 2024 at 3:58 PM
    Ryuu

    Ryuu zoom

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    Greased uca ball joints and tie rod ball joints.
    Also all the zerks on the driveshaft, man the front 2 were a pain.
     
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  20. Feb 12, 2024 at 4:40 PM
    singletrack_dad

    singletrack_dad New Member

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    Truck is at 160k miles & has an “unknown” age on the diffs fluid & transfer case. So I pumped some fresh 75w90 in there & did a purple power scrub on the totally grimey rear axle. Torqued everything to spec with fresh OEM washers & witness marked it all. Front diff was quite gross but the other 2 looked pretty dang good.

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  21. Feb 12, 2024 at 4:41 PM
    singletrack_dad

    singletrack_dad New Member

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    Can you link a brother to those cubbies? Or is that all DIY
     
  22. Feb 12, 2024 at 4:53 PM
    reywcms

    reywcms New Member

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    Too many mods to come
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  23. Feb 12, 2024 at 6:23 PM
    Henry1jg

    Henry1jg 2021 TRD Sport

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    I just did my first oil change on my new to me truck. I debated getting the Fumoto and ultimately decided to see how it went, and then decide. Thx to this site, I was prepared and didn't make a mess, but I think a Fumoto will be in my future anyway. Don't wna have to clean out my old 5 gal bucket after every oil change.

    Yes! The skid plate was def an annoyance for the oil change. I fully understand now why ppl buy a plate w the door in it now. I will be on the prowl for one now for sure.

    Also, the MotivX kit is A+!
     
  24. Feb 12, 2024 at 8:10 PM
    TacomaTRD4x402

    TacomaTRD4x402 New Member

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    Brand new cabin air filter!
  25. Feb 13, 2024 at 5:08 AM
    singletrack_dad

    singletrack_dad New Member

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    That is so kind to let me know about that deal. However, it took me about 2 seconds to see the pricing on those cubbies and I immediately decided I was going to make and build my own, thank you though!
     
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  26. Feb 13, 2024 at 5:13 AM
    JMGmanAZ

    JMGmanAZ New Member

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    Belly of the Beast
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  27. Feb 13, 2024 at 5:28 AM
    singletrack_dad

    singletrack_dad New Member

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  28. Feb 13, 2024 at 7:06 AM
    SRQRUSTY

    SRQRUSTY New Member

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  29. Feb 13, 2024 at 7:29 AM
    Gecko.

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    I just wanted to circle back and close the loop on this. The part in the picture (with the red arrows pointing at it) is called a water bypass pipe. The OEM Part# is 16206-0S030. Apparently it fits all 2007-2021 Tundra 5.7L. I also picked up 4 new hose clamps; the clamp OEM Part# is 96136-42501.

    Back in 2022, "Antihero" had an issue with excessive corrosion on his water bypass pipes in his 2011 Tundra (sprung a leak) and posted on this forum: LINK

    This is what the Tundra's water bypass pipes look like:

    Part No. 16206-0S030.jpg

    .
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2024
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  30. Feb 13, 2024 at 7:54 AM
    ZPhilip

    ZPhilip Custom title here

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    2015 Platinum Super White Crewmax
    Harrop supercharger, TRD Pro Fox suspension, CB +1 shackles, 295/70-18 Toyo ATIII, TRD Pro forged rims
    Added some 1/2” of CoachBuilder bumper shims.

    Before:
    IMG_8702.jpg

    After
    IMG_8703.jpg
     

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