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oil change tomorrow #4584912
11/25/17 09:00 PM
11/25/17 09:00 PM
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Posts: 294
New Jersey
93cruiser Offline OP
93cruiser  Offline OP
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New Jersey
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.

155300 miles.

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584952
11/25/17 09:32 PM
11/25/17 09:32 PM
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 348
Tennessee
SWS Offline
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Tennessee
Good time to change it - good luck!

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584960
11/25/17 09:37 PM
11/25/17 09:37 PM
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ME
eljefino Offline
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ME
Be sure to lay out what you're going to wear the night before so you're good n' ready.

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584966
11/25/17 09:40 PM
11/25/17 09:40 PM
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Posts: 2,385
VA
Gebo Offline
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VA
Why do you dread it?


'98 LEX LS400 280K
'00 LEX GS300 195K
'02 4Runner 225K
'05 Lex LS430 85K
'06 Toyota Highlander 145K
'09 Lex IS350 85K
'07 Lex GX470 60K
Amsoil in all engines, transmissions and differentials

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584968
11/25/17 09:42 PM
11/25/17 09:42 PM
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Posts: 510
NC
Matagonka Offline
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NC
Why do you dread it??

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584973
11/25/17 09:45 PM
11/25/17 09:45 PM
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Posts: 82
Appalachia
Wurlitzer Offline
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Appalachia
Why do you dread it???

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584978
11/25/17 09:52 PM
11/25/17 09:52 PM
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Posts: 971
KS
FordBroncoVWJeta Offline
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KS
I hate working on Tundras! Taking down the shield and how the filter is placed is absolute garbage. This is with an actual lift too. I can't image trying to DIY a tundra.


2017 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T - 2015 Honda CRV 2.4 - 2012 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0 - 2001 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2
Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: FordBroncoVWJeta] #4585010
11/25/17 10:40 PM
11/25/17 10:40 PM
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Posts: 3,530
Wet side WA
JohnnyJohnson Offline
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Wet side WA
Originally Posted By: FordBroncoVWJeta
I hate working on Tundras! Taking down the shield and how the filter is placed is absolute garbage. This is with an actual lift too. I can't image trying to DIY a tundra.


That was Toyota's plan.


2004 Corolla 126884
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74478
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4585044
11/25/17 11:17 PM
11/25/17 11:17 PM
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Posts: 10,692
Indiana
dlundblad Offline
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Indiana
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.


03 Jeep WJ 4.0 202k Castrol Edge 10w40 HM Fram XG16
02 Volvo S60 2.4T 186k M1 0w40 Mahle OX149D
97 Chevy Blazer 4.3 153k Synpower 5w30 Supertech ST3980 (Ecore)

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4585048
11/25/17 11:27 PM
11/25/17 11:27 PM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 9,307
Phoenix
dishdude Offline
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Phoenix
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.


2018 Challenger SRT 392 PUP 0w-40 Wix 57899XP
2018 GTI
Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: eljefino] #4585065
11/25/17 11:50 PM
11/25/17 11:50 PM
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Clovis, CA
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Originally Posted By: eljefino
Be sure to lay out what you're going to wear the night before so you're good n' ready.


LOL! LOL

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4585116
11/26/17 03:13 AM
11/26/17 03:13 AM
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Posts: 527
Hawaii, USA
anndel Offline
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Hawaii, USA
That stupid can-less filter which is messier than a regular filter.


1993 Toyota 4x4 p/u, 2.4L 22RE 4 cyl - Amsoil SS 10W-30, Yota OEM Filter
2005 Toyota Avalon XL, 3.5L V6, Amsoil SS 5W-30, Yota OEM Filter
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L V6, Amsoil SS5W-30, Yota OEM Filter
Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: anndel] #4585123
11/26/17 03:52 AM
11/26/17 03:52 AM
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Phoenix
dishdude Offline
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Phoenix
Originally Posted By: anndel
That stupid can-less filter which is messier than a regular filter.


Only because Toyota designed it. Somehow GM, Chrysler and Fiat can design a cartridge filter that's right on top of the engine, simple to change and doesn't drip a drop of oil.


2018 Challenger SRT 392 PUP 0w-40 Wix 57899XP
2018 GTI
Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: eljefino] #4585133
11/26/17 04:24 AM
11/26/17 04:24 AM
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N.Ohio
Lubener Offline
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N.Ohio
Originally Posted By: eljefino
Be sure to lay out what you're going to wear the night before so you're good n' ready.

Pack a lunch too. If things don't go as planned, there is always the corner where one can assume a fetal position to kick and scream.

Last edited by Lubener; 11/26/17 04:27 AM.

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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4585181
11/26/17 06:22 AM
11/26/17 06:22 AM
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The Old North State
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The Old North State
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. cheers






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