I think a airbox to isolate the intake from the engine heat would give you the most performance improvement. Especially in gridlocked California traffic.
Is there a shield or screen to keep bugs out of your pretty pink filter?
my $.02 - use the all metal heating duct tape (warning very sharp) and not the plastic tape with fibers in it and you will have a fix that looks alot better and may outlast the truck if you decide to leave it. An immediate oil change would be a good idea too.
Had the same problem in my...
Any comments on the likelyhood of a rock or other foriegn object getting lodged in a slot or hole on the slotted/crossdrilled rotors and preventing proper pad contact. Has anyone seen that happen or like me just hear it talked about as a theorectical possiblitity.
I like the # 16 pattern here and it is somewhat like drexx was looking at in the first post but with digitally softened edges.
Digital Camo from Hyperstealth - This is the company that developed the pattern for the Jordanian uniform seen in the earlier pictures.
I think a vinyl sticker...
Tires are not an ebay item. Large and heavy and need to be installed, balanced and serviced locally. I say go with a national chain with a local outlet.
Whoa - 300 posts I need a timer to get me off the computer. :D
+1 on that being normal.
I have never been in any car that didn't "pull" into the side being "dragged" on by the water. The amount of drag could be different for a wider tire (?) and the cushy LX ride might add some extra body sway to the feeling of the "pull".
I see mixed opinions on this. Looks like it might vary from tranny to tranny.
From Tranny Shop FAQs -
Will it hurt to overfill the transmission fluid?
Not really, but because transmission fluid doesn't compress, and air does, severe overfilling may make the fluid become aerated. This...
Another sweet Cruiser done by Slee Offroad and the best Cruiser article in Four Wheeler in the last couple of years. How did they know I was going to drop my subscription because of a lack of Toyota coverage?
The Article ends up being pretty much a Slee Offroad ad since they made and...
If you are looking for a HDEO that is affordable,well regarded and dual (gas and diesel) rated I would look into the Shell Rotella T - Synthetic. It is a Group III Synthetic and in the 5W-40 Rating should be good for cold weather. I see it at Walmart for $13 a Gallon.
Try this site autopia.org for all your detailing questions. They are the bobistheoilguy.com for auto detailing.
Autopia link for using a clay bar - Cleaning with Clay ( Attractive Model Warning )
I think the Mother's and Clay Magic bars both get positive reviews from those in the know...
For Toyotas before with automatic transmissions pre-2000 Dextron II/III ATF is going to be fine and Mobil 1 great.
For info about available Toyota T-IV ATF See this thread
ATF ? Thread
Type-IV appears to be a very slightly modified Dextron III type product for use in certain...