We have 4 at work, all of which drink at different rates. It used oil in the first 5000kays but doesn't anymore now 37000kays. If you can't do this, see our page to find a Toyota Land Cruiser oil filter wrench. I have booked it in and hope this may improve the cold knock although the letter only refers to a low idle on deceleration - not an issue I have experienced. Sunday, Dec 07, 2008 at 01:00Hullo Bob, I have read somewhere that the best way to treat a diesel engine in its early days is to drive it hard and bed the rings in. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself.
I too have owned toyotas for over 20 years in a series of vehicles and have confidence in this new v8 ute. When any vehicle turns the rear wheel track never follows the front anyway. Most Toyotas have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your Land Cruiser and that the filter is being changed too. Then to the Plenty Hwy. You can imagine my dismay when i got stuck at the bottom of a while a stock nissan with cheese cutters whizzed past me and yes, i have been 4wd'ing for 10years + and had all the training which still sees me in trouble occaisionly - can't fix masculinity.
We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Land Cruiser. It's a shame they did not put more thought into it but i have been told they had to do something to meet immissions standards so they shoe horned a V8 in because you are allowed to pollute more with that. Apparently this will reduce the oil usage. I have found myself dropping into low range where i previously would have used high. The other concern is at 27000 k it is using oil.
I got the same figures from the old stock straight 6 banger. They genuinly do sound like they are struggling to get the exhaust out. Power, well thats freakin awesome however it will struggle down low when 4wding. I want to put wider rims 16 x 10 and tyres on them as the vehicle is only used for recreational purposes. Because of the 50mm tract difference, you are forced to make 2 different wheel tracks. What should the rim offset be? There is a previous post on this relating to a serious 'knock' issue and from memory it related to a sticky electronic injector.
On a cold morning, after not using it for a few days, it will make really awful dry metallic noises on startup. This thing about the front track being 50 mm. It simply does't make sense to almost double the power non turbo , change the wheelbase front to rear and expect they will not break. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Land Cruiser for potential trouble spots. Went for a drive this morning - weather is not that cold but there is still some sort of knock there - not as bad but that could just be the warmer morning.
Cheers, Todd Edwards I have a LandI have a Landcruiser 4. With the , ditch the dodgy thing toyota gives you and go for a forward facing inlet. I must say we love our V8 ute. After 30000 to 50000k this should settle down. I am now getting up around 40k and it has not appeared to settle down. Sunday, Dec 07, 2008 at 23:21Bob Mine has done 15,000km of which has been 10k towing offroad camper trailer. I have been told the next model will get a cab upgrade and fix the track problem.
Not once did we we have any trouble in sand. What are the wheel sizes of my pickup? This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Land Cruiser. Don't know how true this is, I'm not a mechanic, but I towed a 2500kg caravan almost from day one. In the mornings it has developed a cold knock - you would think it has dropped a valve - toyota says it is a pre-ignition knock or such and not hurting the engine but they have reported it. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser.
Love the ute - you would have to at the price - but for a few problems. Is there a fix to the knock? Never burnt any oil yet. In time i pretty much gurantee you will have either gearbox or diff dramas. I have been to toyota who have to complete an oil consumption log over 10k to prove it. Will the 60 offset be compatible on the new truck? My old reliable 80 series would have been in the mid nineteens. I can't find any wheel info for the 79 Utility except that the stock rims are 16 X 5. It is noisy from cold but settles after about five mins.
You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. I reckon it's good for a couple of horsepower and is far quieter. Monday, Dec 08, 2008 at 13:53One other thing Bob It has been made mention about the. For most Toyotas, you can wrap an old belt around the oil filter and unscrew it by hand. If i was a betting man i would say one is a different oil and the other is a new engine. It was not the actual but the air rushing across the windscreen and then being squeezed through between the tube and the door pillar.