So tomorrow will be the dreaded oil change day. I usually love changing oil, but not on my 2007 Tundra with the 5.7, never did.
8.5K on the oil, Mobil1 0w20, and a Napa Gold Filter. At least I will be good until about July-August.
Mom's 4Runner has a 1/4" thick skid that needs removed to get to the filter. Can't say I am a fan either.
Then it has a cartridge with some goofy push in valve thing that drains the housing before removal. I can never get that to work either.
If I can crawl under my Fiat in the driveway with nothing but a 2x6 under one wheel (didn't have a second) I'm sure a Tundra is a cakewalk. You'll be fine! Just think of the beer waiting for you in the refrigerator.
YouTube video says you should be able to do it in under 4 minutes. Oh wait, that's just the length of the yt video, sorry. (J/K) Do follow Homer's advice at the end of the video. So you have something to look forward to when you're done, have a couple cool ones chilled and ready to go.
I love how the skid plate requires 2 sizes of wrench, 10mm and 12mm.
I wonder if the thread size of the skip plate bolts differs as well.
Not just a MACRO INTELLIGENT idea to have 2 sizes of anything for such a simple job but to do so where it's likely the dimmest "mechanics" will be put on the job.
I looked at a vehicle in Lodi, NJ which matches the OP's description (engine and mile wise).
Yo, 93cruiser, did you buy that truck on Outwater Lane?