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Old 03-27-2012, 11:37 PM   #136 (permalink)
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I got the badges on, and now its a "Toyota T100" not just a "Toyota T" which makes me much happier, I am easily amused I guess.



I also found a set of 4 Runner wheels on Craigslist for $50 with tires! The tires are too small, and I didn't want chrome wheels, but I could not say no to this deal!!!

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Old 03-28-2012, 11:11 AM   #137 (permalink)
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I know how you feel Matt. Simple things like the badges bug me too. Congrats on a good deal on the wheels!
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:46 PM   #138 (permalink)
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Just a dating on the front with another fog light. It's a Beautiful Day of a Rain.


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Old 04-02-2012, 08:38 PM   #139 (permalink)
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today i got my grille guard and installed



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Old 04-02-2012, 09:02 PM   #140 (permalink)
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Where did you git yer grill guard from?

Any pics from yer install?
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:15 PM   #141 (permalink)
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I got it online at auto parts warehouse
It's a 1993-1998 Toyota T100 Grille Guard - Go Rhino - Go Rhino 3000 Series StepGuard, Chrome, Steel... And no I didn't take any pictures of the install sorry

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Old 04-13-2012, 09:45 PM   #142 (permalink)
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Had my buddy who is an auto tech flush the tranny for me and check fluid levels in the diffs and transfer case.

Took her camping a few weeks ago and had to get her cleaned up when I got back, so...picture time!


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Old 05-05-2012, 07:43 AM   #143 (permalink)
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To date... have only owned it a month and put 20 miles on it:
Addressed tail lights not working... was a bad plate bulb
Addressed dash dimmer not working.... orange wire from aftermarket stereo hooked up
Passanger door rattle
Drivers door lock broke... ordered new and had it keyed to match the others
Oil Change and filter
New wiper blades
New Air filter
Tranny flush
New headlight lenses....others were yellowed and one cracked... to change lens, loosen the 4 bumper bolts
Greased the "500" zerks on the front end and driveline... for the first time in years I feel like I was at home in Indiana getting the combine ready for harvest!
Rotors turned and new pads
Repacked wheel bearings....make sure you have 54 mm socket
Installed new front drive axle on passanger side....remove the bottom shock bolt to slide axle out

Last night:
Installed new sway bar links.... took maybe 15 minutes a side and dont have to lift truck
Installed new outer tie rod end on drivers side

Today will get it aligned and clean it up.

Still have a few small items to address... speakers, rear window rattle and clean it good. Was a one owner truck with 219K but is in very good shape. Dash light issue was the only surprise. This will be a truck for my son to drive over the summer while home from college. Will see if I keep it when he returns to school or sell it. I have only put may 20 miles on in in the month I have owned it. Will start driving it daily next week.

Appreciate everyones input here.

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Old 05-06-2012, 01:02 AM   #144 (permalink)
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Today I finished up my rust proofing, rust encapsulator on the frame and then tractor enamel paint with hardner, I did the frame, suspension, drive train, and bottom of the cab. The bottom of the box got bedliner. (Wish I had used that on the entire truck but I already had the tractor paint)

Later this week I'll use a welder and some sheet metal to fix the rockers and pillar frame. Almost there!
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Replaced vss aka transmission speed sensor, couldn't find it at first, 97 t100 4x4, auto, was on top toward rear of trans, under five pounds of oil coated dirt, the bolt that holds it in is gotta be 1.5 inches away from sensor, 10mm, the housing that protrudes down into the tranny was broken, I guess when it was in a previous accident. The symptoms were you could start it and go 10mph and it would show 110 mph, which kinda freaked my son out who's just learning to drive. I told him look you can tell your classmates you drove 110 to school today....
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Old 05-14-2012, 07:44 PM   #146 (permalink)
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Cleaned my fender wells!

I remembered seeing a thread that mentioned the build up of debris in the fender wells of the T100. So I decided to check it out....

The first thing I realized was that I am missing some screws.



Removed screws and fasteners to find a good bit of crud.



Used a screw driver to dig it all out.



Buttoned it back up.



Passenger side had even more debris, but that side had not had work done like the driver's side, so it had 3 years worth of more crud.



Cleaned it all out.



and buttoned it up.




I buggered up a few of my fasteners and will need to replace them, along with a couple missing screws but overall it went smooth.

Oh...also planted a Weeping cherry I got my wife for Mother's Day.

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Old 05-30-2012, 04:34 AM   #147 (permalink)
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So I did my rear drums Brakes Todays look at how bad the rear look.

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Old 08-27-2012, 03:03 PM   #148 (permalink)
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replace stock speakers

so today i replace the front door and rear speakers and added some tweeters too









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Old 08-27-2012, 10:31 PM   #149 (permalink)
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Finished installing sound deadening underneath the floor mat, in the storage compartment under the back seat, above the transmission, behind the door panels, above the transmission tunnel, under the dash, and the foot wells. I went to Home Depot and purchased the heat resistant and sound barrier they had for $10.87 (2'x10") and the metal heat and sound resistant tape. I will take some pics when its light outside.


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Reconnected the electronic locking solenoid on the front differential, checked all the vacuum lines, removed instrument cluster and replaced 4wd light bulb, and took it out and did a little 4 wheelin....
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