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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. Jun 3, 2024 at 12:19 AM
    BillyB

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    MT's! Cause who wants a quiet, long lasting tire anyhow!
     
  2. Jun 3, 2024 at 4:37 AM
    Bakershack

    Bakershack Critical of Noncritical Thinkers

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    So exactly how do you do this?
     
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  3. Jun 3, 2024 at 4:51 AM
    Terndrerrr

    Terndrerrr 936000 miles to go

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    That pic was from before I installed them. 60k miles ago. When I took them off, I could push down on my bumper and my truck would rock several times before coming to a stop. Nothing to dampen the oscillation. From what I’ve been reading, that’s how you know they need rebuilt.
    To be clear, I’m fitting 285/75s with no problems at all on a completely OEM front end and the Pro BBS wheels. They clear the OEM UCAs just fine—a little better than 295s because the tire is 10mm narrower. I only removed the small mud flaps in front of the front wheels. If you stick with OEM UCAs, you’ll have no problems at all with 285/75s on your BBS wheels.
     
  4. Jun 3, 2024 at 6:01 AM
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    How is this done? Do tell!

    Thanks!
     
  5. Jun 3, 2024 at 8:32 AM
    MrJimmyPenguin

    MrJimmyPenguin Penguined

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    Soon-ish once it’s out just a plug and play remote start kit.
     
  6. Jun 3, 2024 at 11:43 AM
    trialmountain

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    This update for the Maestro is awesome. Were you able to do it via the USB or did you have to pull the Maestro out to update? I have a 9500es and have wanted to have trans temp and more PID info show up!
     
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  7. Jun 3, 2024 at 11:55 AM
    centex

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    Depends on the model. The RR you have to physically connect to the Maestro itself with a usb-a to micro usb cable that supports sync ($5 Amazon works fine). The RR2 I believe supports it via Bluetooth.
     
  8. Jun 3, 2024 at 11:59 AM
    1lowlife

    1lowlife Toxic prick and pavement princess..

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    I pulled my Amp power steps and installed Go Rhino Dominator Xtreme D1 steps.
    I like 'em, hoping to cut down on the door dents.....
    I got tired of replacing parts on the Amp steps..

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  9. Jun 3, 2024 at 11:59 AM
    trialmountain

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    I don't have the RR2, looks like the stereo is coming out when the firmware is available publicly.
     
  10. Jun 3, 2024 at 12:07 PM
    TRDFerguson

    TRDFerguson SSEM #99/RGBA #8-ish?/It’s a funny name.

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    When you do that, run a USB cable from the MRR to one of the kick panels, that way all you need to do is pull the 15A radio fuse and connect your laptop to the usb cable. The reason for pulling the fuse is that the MRR cannot have power connected when doing the programming.
     
  11. Jun 3, 2024 at 12:08 PM
    centex

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    I didn’t even think of that but good call. Mine is mounted directly behind the radio so it’s pretty simple to get to anyways.
     
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  12. Jun 3, 2024 at 12:08 PM
    Tripleconpanna

    Tripleconpanna Just an X who bought Bud Light from Target

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    :laugh:
     
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  13. Jun 3, 2024 at 12:11 PM
    trialmountain

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    Thanks for the tip! I'll be doing that for sure.
     
  14. Jun 3, 2024 at 1:55 PM
    texasrho83

    texasrho83 DGAF#1

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    After 4 years, some of the LEDs on my grill are going out/flickering. Friend of mine had success modifying/backlighting the lettering on his Pro grill so he took some measurements (we actually put some parchment paper on my grill and did a rubbing) then contacted the same guy who made his lighting. Man, this guy does great work. Even has threaded inserts to secure each letter to my grill (screws included).

    I plan to R&R the lettering on my grill then use these. Considering some seriously good dbl sided tape or clear epoxy. Any suggestions would be helpful.

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    Halftundra

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    I have these exact steps on that truck. I don't know how, but I drove over a branch on a small narrow country road and the branch hit my passenger door. So don't hold your breath lol I'm not sure how it even happened, branch was on the ground. I'm gonna throw rock sliders on that stick out further to hopefully help with crap on the ground and door dings from cars as well.

    I will say otherwise the steps have held up well.
     
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  17. Jun 3, 2024 at 4:42 PM
    1lowlife

    1lowlife Toxic prick and pavement princess..

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    Thanks for the heads up, but I don't think it's gonna be an issue for me..
    The most offroad I get is a dirty parking lot..:eek2::cool:

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  18. Jun 3, 2024 at 4:44 PM
    Halftundra

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    Then you're golden, steps help dogs get in as well.
     
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  19. Jun 3, 2024 at 7:44 PM
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    Bought my Tundra just about 1 month ago, after getting t-boned in my Tacoma and needing a replacement. The Tacoma was paid for in full, but needed repaired and there was a price difference between it and the Tundra, so I had to take a loan.

    Today, after selling the Tacoma and scraping together some other funds, I did my favorite mod of all time; regained my debt free status (besides our home) by paying it off!

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  20. Jun 3, 2024 at 8:14 PM
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    Swapped the factory sport red TRD sway bar for OEM black sway bar. Ride feels a lot less rigid/jarring over rougher roads. On 275/70/18 duratracs d rated 6112/5160.
     
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    - Carven Type R Exhaust - TRD LED Headlights - (2) LED Ditch Lights Mounted on Hood - Cali Raised Ditch Light Brackets - (2) 42” LED Light Bars Behind Grill - Cali Raised Hidden Grille Mounting Brackets - AJT Interior Chrome Delete - AJT V3 Shift Knob - 8" ReadyLift w/ Bilstein 5100's (all around) - 18" Raceline 948B Split Wheels - Toyo Open Country MT 37 x 13.50 R18 - Amp Research Power Steps
    what color is that? It’s clean!!
     
  22. Jun 4, 2024 at 3:31 AM
    BreyTundy

    BreyTundy Big 4Lo Guy

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    Congrats! How are you liking the Tundra compared to the Tacoma?
     
  23. Jun 4, 2024 at 5:12 AM
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    It was a good move.

    The V6 Tacoma was so high revving to get any power out of it and the cabin space, while mostly adequate, was just too tight for a family.

    The Tundra has that low down power that makes every type of driving (daily, towing, offroad) feel effortless, the cabin space in the CrewMax is perfect and the 38 gallon fuel tank means I don’t have to stop at the gas station 1.5 times a week like I did in the Taco (which really only got me ~185 miles until I was at a 1/4 tank and wanted to fill up) which I greatly appreciate with a young kid and busy schedule.

    I can see a bit of a drawback in size while off road, but I don’t often aim to take the super tight Jeep trails so I can live with those limitations I feel.
     
  24. Jun 4, 2024 at 6:29 AM
    BreyTundy

    BreyTundy Big 4Lo Guy

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    I agree that it is a bigger truck, but in the same breath I'll say that I'm always surprised how well these trucks can squeeze down trails that seem too tight. You just have to think skinny thoughts
     
  25. Jun 4, 2024 at 6:37 AM
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    Alot of them
    I was just looking at a 2019 until I found out that the 3.5L V6's have had quite a few engine failures.
     
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  26. Jun 4, 2024 at 6:56 AM
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    Talking about the oil starvation at an incline issue? It wasn’t really common, definitely not enough of a reason to avoid them. I only had my 2021 for 30k miles but it was dead reliable.
     
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  27. Jun 4, 2024 at 6:57 AM
    jmanscotch

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    Yeah, it visually feels much bigger from the cockpit, compared to the Tacoma, but is realistically only like 5” wider? So no that bad at all really.
     
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  28. Jun 4, 2024 at 7:05 AM
    Terndrerrr

    Terndrerrr 936000 miles to go

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    The secret is its unnaturally tight turn radius for its size.
     
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  29. Jun 4, 2024 at 7:12 AM
    TRDFerguson

    TRDFerguson SSEM #99/RGBA #8-ish?/It’s a funny name.

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    Don't discredit its ability to make trails wider by breaking off branches at speed...
     
  30. Jun 4, 2024 at 7:16 AM
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    Alot of them
    There were a few different issues by scrolling through the thread.
     
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