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  1. Tbone81

    Front Differential Bushing Replacement - the Easy way!

    It was the longest thing I had to get max torque on it at the time. Then became curious as to what torque it would actually let loose. Cranked incrementally until maxed out torque setting at 250 ftlbs. No luck. Then I borrowed an impact and no luck again. I will go borrow 3/4 drive breaker bar...
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    Front Differential Bushing Replacement - the Easy way!

    Will heat help at all?
  3. Tbone81

    Front Differential Bushing Replacement - the Easy way!

    I am stuck trying to remove the two bolts that secure the differential mount to the axle. I know they are tight from the factory but I have cranked my 1/2” torque wrench all the way up since it has a long handle and cannot get them free. I used a 1/2” impact and still nothing. I have pushed as...
  4. Tbone81

    Engine Noise Issue 2019 LC

    oil was changed at the dealership when it was there for review of the noise. The vehicle is noticeable loud when idling in a parking lot, to the point that it attracts attention. This just started and was the reason it was sent to the local dealer for review. I understand the local dealer in...
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    Engine Noise Issue 2019 LC

    here is the noise in the driveway with no background noise. hood is up and sounds terrible. i am shocked the local toyota dealer sent her away with it.
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    Engine Noise Issue 2019 LC

    Additional notes: Noise only occurs at idle or very low speed. it sounds like a diesel truck during this moments. at highway speed the noise goes away.
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    Engine Noise Issue 2019 LC

    mp3/mp4 are rejected??
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    Engine Noise Issue 2019 LC

    can someone instruct me on how to upload a video or audio file?
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    Engine Noise Issue 2019 LC

    This is my sister's land cruiser. 46,000 miles 2019. She has had issues with engine noise for two months and it was at the local Toyota dealer for one month. The valve cover was removed on the driver's side for inspection of the valve train with no issues supposedly found. Please help as the...
  10. Tbone81

    Ignition Coil install screw torque

    Thank you
  11. Tbone81

    Ignition Coil install screw torque

    Can someone provide me the torque from the FSM for the screw that retains the ignition coil? I don’t have my computer with the fsm download and cannot find in search. Trying to button up everything this evening. Thanks 2000 LX to f it matters.
  12. Tbone81

    Mechanic near Gulfport MS or Mobile AL

    I have a friend who had a heater tee go out and may have overheated the engine on 06 LC. Looking for a good mechanic in his area to go through the truck and make sure everything is ok. Any suggestions for where to take it? Looking for mechanic near ocean springs MS that works on Toyota.
  13. Tbone81

    Need Help - PCV grommet pieces feel in valve cover and cannot see them.

    Thanks. I just pulled mine off and saw that it was not an option. After looking deep inside it appears there is a screen that keeps any big pieces from falling through. Which it means it probably does not matter if you don’t drop it all. (Maybe someone can confirm this so others don’t go through...
  14. Tbone81

    Need Help - PCV grommet pieces feel in valve cover and cannot see them.

    I tried and could not retrieve. Can I pull the oil fill tube and access more?
  15. Tbone81

    Need Help - PCV grommet pieces feel in valve cover and cannot see them.

    I had two pieces of grommet fall into valve cover. While trying to retrieve they got pushed down into hole and cannot see them now. What are my options? I am guessing I am going to have to pull valve cover off but before I do, does anyone have a suggestion?
  16. Tbone81

    Front Differential Bushing Replacement - the Easy way!

    Two questions. I have engine mounts on order and differential bushings mounts/arms and cover. I also have replacement bushings for the front differential. If I pull the front differential cover and swap out complete with new, can you just pull the cross member and lower the differential? Or...
  17. Tbone81

    Misfire codes - question about checking Timing

    This weekend my 2000 LX with 150k miles started running rough under light acceleration and the CEL started flashing only under acceleration. The first code was only P0306. I parked it and caught a ride to the soccer game with a friend. 12 hours later I went to pick it up. I cleared the codes...
  18. Tbone81

    Help with alignment after lift

    Here is the report. The caster is out. But pulls left.
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    Help with alignment after lift

    I have the slee instructions for installing torsion bars and the fsm pages on the install, setup and measurements. I may gat it this afternoon then go back for alignment. The torsion bars anchor arm bolts already look too far backed out based on the FSM. Not really sure why but my gut says...
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