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07-07-18, 04:17 PM
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Posted By hankinid

The two that fit the best, and neither fits...

The two that fit the best, and neither fits perfectly, are from Husky and Weather Tech. I picked Husky for the rear area...since it has higher sides, it's better if I end up with water (or pheasant...
07-05-18, 03:32 PM
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Views: 3,852
Posted By hankinid

The manual also alludes to "lifetime transmission...

The manual also alludes to "lifetime transmission fluid"...not sure how that works on a truck with a 250K mile design life. In some cases, common sense may indeed over ride the manual. BTW, what...
06-26-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By hankinid

Thumbs down Considering the GX rear door opens on the wrong...

Considering the GX rear door opens on the wrong side, are you suffering from left brain / right brain issues?

The GX is just too small for a week or 2 in the boondocks. Careful with those ramps...
06-09-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By hankinid

My 200 series engine cover lives in the attic...

My 200 series engine cover lives in the attic with the 3rd row seats. ;)
06-03-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,852
Posted By hankinid

Tundra and 200 series engines are definitely NOT...

Tundra and 200 series engines are definitely NOT exactly the same. Tundras are produced in the U.S. with U.S. built engines. Land Cruisers and the LX are produced 100% in Japan with 100% Japanese...
05-22-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By hankinid

Not able to visualize the alternator protector...

Not able to visualize the alternator protector thing without a pic, but I can say that eBay is the place to go for clips, which you'll need sooner or later. Dealer is going to want $1 or so per...
05-12-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By hankinid

30 seconds of search on mud found this...hth......

30 seconds of search on mud found this...hth... 3rd row seat removal...200 series (https://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/removing-the-third-row-seats.935486/#post-10437135)

You'll need a few decent...
05-05-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By hankinid

P0420 indicates "“Catalyst System Efficiency...

P0420 indicates "“Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)". Just google "code p0420" and read the first hit.

I doubt it's a PCV valve issue, but if you don't have evidence that the...
04-26-18, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By hankinid

Thumbs down Cannot believe I'm seeing this...

You may be able to "drive safely", but if the kid needs to stop suddenly, stopping distances are increased once the brakes lock up, which they will.

I guess it's fine if the kid trailers the truck...
02-22-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,164
Posted By hankinid

Correct. Ignore hundreds of broken spark plugs...

Correct. Ignore hundreds of broken spark plugs and the EcoBeast intercooler that sucked in rain. :egads:
02-17-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,771
Posted By hankinid

And the shifting was strange...supposedly changed...

And the shifting was strange...supposedly changed with a Toyota TSB and refresh of an ecu. I'm glad my 200 has a 6-speed. ;)

in 2016, Toyota introduced the snowplow grill...imo ugly, a very...
02-01-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By hankinid

You're more than welcome and I hth. To avoid wind...

You're more than welcome and I hth. To avoid wind noise, be sure to reassemble so that the thick side of the side bars face forward, and that the forward bar is as forward as possible, and the rear...
01-30-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,117
Posted By hankinid

Timing belt needs replacement, the truck is 12+...

Timing belt needs replacement, the truck is 12+ years old...so you go by time and not by mileage. ;) Same deal on the water pump as it has to be removed to get to the timing belt...you may as well...
01-25-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,447
Posted By hankinid

Spark plugs...I replaced oem Denso iridium's at...

Spark plugs...I replaced oem Denso iridium's at 85K for s & g's. The gap on all 8 was huge v. new Denso replacements. I've scheduled next spark plug R&R at another 75K.



At the latest, pump...
01-24-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,447
Posted By hankinid

I tend to go by time v. mileage. So, SLLC...

I tend to go by time v. mileage. So, SLLC coolant every two years. Oil every 6 months, M1 extended mileage and TRD filter. Diffs and transfer case every 2 years with M1 75W90. AHC every 2 years...
01-23-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 37,312
Posted By hankinid

Same here, but at first scheduled maintenance in...

Same here, but at first scheduled maintenance in spring and fall. That's maybe 5K.



This discussion is in a whirlpool, headed straight down.

I cannot recall seeing an anecdotal post...
01-21-18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 37,312
Posted By hankinid

No disagreement here.

No disagreement here.
01-13-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By hankinid

No idea here as my winter wheels are Tundra...

No idea here as my winter wheels are Tundra steelies.

You might ask the question in the 200 series tech forum on mud...https://forum.ih8mud.com/forums/200-series-cruisers.136/

hth
01-06-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By hankinid

A pre-purchase inspection is really worth the...

A pre-purchase inspection is really worth the hour or 2 of labor you'll be charged. See if you can find a Toyota or Lexus dealer, or a good indy shop (with TechStream software) to do the inspection....
12-25-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Posted By hankinid

Thumbs down I think no one responded since the original post...

I think no one responded since the original post is a year old.

Not to mention that the original poster hasn't been here since the first of June this year

Was it your turn to empty the garbage...
12-22-17, 03:47 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 37,312
Posted By hankinid

Thumbs down It is definitely not "the same exact engine"....

It is definitely not "the same exact engine". Land Cruisers and LX'x are built on a dedicated assembly line at Toyota Auto Body using engines assembled in Japan. The trucks are 100% Japanese content....
11-26-17, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,639
Posted By hankinid

Toyota had to issue a tsb for the 100 series roof...

Toyota had to issue a tsb for the 100 series roof rack related to noise. Each cross bar needs to be at the end of it's travel...i.e., front bar as forward as possible and rear bar as far to the...
11-26-17, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,639
Posted By hankinid

Toyota had to issue a tsb for the 100 series roof...

Toyota had to issue a tsb for the 100 series roof rack related to noise. Each cross bar needs to be at the end of it's travel...i.e., front bar as forward as possible and rear bar as far to the...
11-18-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,227
Posted By hankinid

Don, if I were anywhere near Georgia, I'd do it...

Don, if I were anywhere near Georgia, I'd do it myself and charge you $100...jk, it'd be a freebie. ;)

You need a 14mm wrench and a couple of plastic panel removal tools. An hour max if you've...
11-12-17, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By hankinid

I can't see the sense between a very low profil...

I can't see the sense between a very low profil e"P"-rated tire and a 3-ton truck. Ymmv, but I really like 18" wheels and LT E-rated tires most of the year. Winter it's Blizzak's on 18" Tundra...
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