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oil change tomorrow #4584912 11/25/17 10:00 PM
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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 10:32 PM
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Good time to change it - good luck!

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Be sure to lay out what you're going to wear the night before so you're good n' ready.

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Why do you dread it?


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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584968 11/25/17 10:42 PM
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Why do you dread it??


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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584973 11/25/17 10:45 PM
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Why do you dread it???

Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4584978 11/25/17 10:52 PM
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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.


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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: FordBroncoVWJeta] #4585010 11/25/17 11:40 PM
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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.


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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4585044 11/26/17 12:17 AM
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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.


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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4585048 11/26/17 12:27 AM
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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.


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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: eljefino] #4585065 11/26/17 12:50 AM
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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

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That stupid can-less filter which is messier than a regular filter.


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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.


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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: eljefino] #4585133 11/26/17 05:24 AM
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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.

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.

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Re: oil change tomorrow [Re: 93cruiser] #4585181 11/26/17 07:22 AM
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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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