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· Legen..wait4it..Dary!
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Well guys, I've been doing a lot of research and gathering presents from the man in brown, and though I dont have everything together yet, I feel that nows a good time to start!

First things first. All around tune up.
IR plugs/trans fluid and filter/oil and filter/MAF cleaner/royal purple diff fluid/thermostat to clear the CEL.

Product Material property Lubricant Plastic Liquid


I've got some other stuff done and I'll update soon. Just wanted to get this thing started!


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Re: 05crewi5 build thread (finally)

Oh and the truck. Of course. Land vehicle Vehicle Car Tire Automotive tire

2005 ZQ8 crew cab


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Rim Wheel Automotive wheel system Hand Tire

Oil after 5k miles, looks about right.

Hand Wood Impact driver

Squeaky

Eye Water

Shit. Multiple rounds of PB Blaster, frustration breaks, and a 2ft breaker bar later, started to round out. So I stopped. Any ideas guys? Would like to get this fluid changed, and already have the purp.

Especially with..
Speedometer Odometer Tachometer Gauge Auto part


Going to move on to the trans filter and fluid. I know the diff fill plug getting stuck s common but I never saw any fixes?


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Totally prepared myself bracing the bottom of the pan so I can let it down slowly. Only for the corner to snag at the very last second.
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Floor Automotive exterior Bumper Auto part Flooring

As if I didn't need to waste more time cleaning up. Lol


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Bumper Rim Cookware and bakeware

Looks dark in the pans but if you look at my fingers it really wasn't that bad!


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Auto part Automotive wheel system Automotive tire Wheel

Not bad for 120k miles. No metal just that sludgy crap


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05crewi5 build thread (finally)

Auto part Vehicle brake Brake Disc brake Suspension part

Pulled the tire to change the thermostat and ran into this mess. Well.. More time I get to waste cleaning this messes.


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Nice truck! Almost feel bad I've had my truck for months and have yet to flush all the fluids.

Can't stand trans pan drops. I can never seem to do that without making a mess lol

Bought it mid January and now I'm getting it ready for special things lol


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Auto part Tire Automotive wheel system Automotive tire Pipe

Getting closer!


Auto part Tire Wheel Automotive wheel system Automotive tire

Done.

Does anyone have a solution to how I can get my diff fluid changed with the fill plug trying to round out?


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Engine Auto part Fuel line Vehicle Automotive engine part

Removed reservoirs and air box to fix a rattle issue with the inlet on the air box and to drain the fluids on the reservoirs. It's dirty in there.



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You could try a correct size easy out?? Or one that is to big to fit in easy. And hammer it in. And replace the plug and anti seize that bitch.

Don't have experience with an easy out to be honest but I'll check it out and see if it seems plausible :)


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Turns out my washer fluid pump is bad so lucked out and found out before I put everything back in Fuel pump


I need to call and see if that pump has to be ordered...


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