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comment Symptoms of valve adjustment necessity
as for the "gran of salt" the Toyota tech manual (by Toyota, not Haynes) says to measure the clearance with feeler gauges and replace any lifters that are out of spec
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comment Manual Transmission Grinding Occasionally Shifting Into Fifth
do you drive a Tacoma with manual transmission ?
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comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
@Paulster2, I can't find any product by the name of cam lube, I'm only finding assembly lube. can you recommend a concrete product that you think will work on the Tacoma ? As for the assembly lube, I got this at Advance yesterday. Is it a good one ?
Aug
27
comment 07 Toyota Sienna Heater takes 20 mins to blow hot
yes, most likely a thermostat stuck OPEN
Aug
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comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
the only part that rides on the lifter is the cam lobe itself
Aug
26
comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
i am confused by on the camshaft where the lobes intercept the lifters. the cam lobe end is what pushes the lifter/valve assembly down. i can't picture a part on the shaft that would be "intercepting" a lifter
Aug
26
comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
i'm not sure I understand your paragraph where you explain how to use cam lube
Aug
26
comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
hey @Paulster2, do you have a favorite brand of assembly lube ?
Aug
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comment Assembly lube or engine oil when reassembling cylinder heads
bad a$$ answer from @Paulster2 as usual !!
Aug
21
comment Why is lugging hard on connecting rods?
jesus and devil were taking a computerized exam when, towards the end, they got a power outage so devil lost all his work and failed. jesus passed because jesus saves ...
Aug
21
comment Hatchback vs sedan snow performance
but it's annoying to have to change tires every 6 months
Aug
20
comment Hatchback vs sedan snow performance
how close a 2WD hatchback emulates a 4WD in handling features
Aug
20
comment Hatchback vs sedan snow performance
Lancia Delta from the late 1980s was such an awesome car...
Aug
20
comment Hatchback vs sedan snow performance
@Zaid, how does it handle snowy conditions, i.e. how close a 2WD gets to a 4WD in terms of handling
Aug
20
comment Lugging the Engine (Manual Transmission)
Why is lugging equivalent to hammering but doing normal-higher RPMs is not ?
Aug
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comment Why is lugging hard on connecting rods?
ok, i retracted
Aug
19
comment Why is lugging hard on connecting rods?
cool. i voted to close it as a duplicate
Aug
18
comment Timing chain cycle vs. sprocket marker position
if hunting tooth is the phenomenon of a bad cod coinciding a bad chain link, i imagine they would rather minimize it
Aug
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comment Why use a 12-cylinder engine over a 8-cylinder engine
i guess for the same reason some trucks use inline 4 vs V6 or V8. more displacement, more power...
Aug
18
comment Timing chain cycle vs. sprocket marker position
@Zaid, what is LCF ?