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09-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,394
Posted By libima

Any idea when they'll release this to the general...

Any idea when they'll release this to the general public?

I'd love to get my hands on something like this. I think that after 160k miles I'm going to be having to change a clutch soon, so that...
09-21-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,588
Posted By libima

I haven't been on here for a while, so I'm just...

I haven't been on here for a while, so I'm just catching up.
I still have my xD as well, ~140,000 on it since I installed the NST pulley. I love the pulley, and I'm still on the original water pump...
12-10-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By libima

On most vehicles the light won't come on until...

On most vehicles the light won't come on until the tires are 20% below the stored set point. For the xD this would be in the range of 6-8 psig low depending on how accurate the dealer was when they...
08-09-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,953
Posted By libima

I do this too, but it causes problems for me when...

I do this too, but it causes problems for me when I drive other cars. It's become habit so now every time I drive another car it takes me two tries to start the car...
07-04-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By libima

Maybe it's just me, but I fail to see how an...

Maybe it's just me, but I fail to see how an attempt at humor is a "Troll Post".
Most of Mcbrew's posts appear to me as trying to be helpful, which is more than I could say for a lot of others...
02-19-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,644
Posted By libima

That may be, I don't know for sure. What I do...

That may be, I don't know for sure. What I do know though, is that I had Royal Purple MaxGear 75w-90 in the trans before the Redline MTL, and the Trans didn't like that at all. Cold mornings were...
02-15-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,644
Posted By libima

I was having problems with the 2-3 upshift on...

I was having problems with the 2-3 upshift on cold mornings as well, but just recently changed the trans fluid out for Redline MTL. At 70w-80 it is the closest thing you can get to the toyota...
01-13-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,647
Posted By libima

If you over torque the lug nuts it can cause the...

If you over torque the lug nuts it can cause the rotor to warp. That is what the tire rotation has to do with it.

As for the problem with warped rotors, I don't know what to say. I'm a little over...
01-11-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,216
Posted By libima

There is a TSB out about "excessive oil...

There is a TSB out about "excessive oil consumption" on some of the xD's. There was someone else on here a while ago that had the problem. the procedure to diagnose it sounded like a pain to me, but...
12-23-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,392
Posted By libima

I agree I only got about 25-30K on mine before I...

I agree I only got about 25-30K on mine before I had to replace them.
11-03-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,392
Posted By libima

The only tires you'll find in the 195/60 16 are...

The only tires you'll find in the 195/60 16 are the OE tires that are made by Bridgestone and Dunlop. Bridgestone also was kind enough to make a blizzak version in the OE size too.
Toyota spec'd a...
10-01-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,754
Posted By libima

You don't have everybody beat yet. ...

You don't have everybody beat yet.
http://api.photoshop.com/home_0e6853d2944641559890e7bc19711077/adobe-px-thumbnails/0a19c63fdd104e3d91154fa1d427a687/1024.jpg?md=1285892530000

2008 model,...
09-14-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,754
Posted By libima

Last weekend my 08 rolled over 90,000

Last weekend my 08 rolled over 90,000
08-31-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,231
Posted By libima

The only reason Bridgstone and Dunlop make tires...

The only reason Bridgstone and Dunlop make tires in that size is because toyota asked them to. Until the xD came along the stock size didn't exist.

That aside, I plan on running the 215/55 for my...
08-24-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By libima

I read on another site that Nippon, and Mobil are...

I read on another site that Nippon, and Mobil are the suppliers of all Toyota motor oil in North America.
http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/
I couldn't find the exact thread, but above is a link...
08-17-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,769
Posted By libima

Toyota DOES recommend it on their newer cars that...

Toyota DOES recommend it on their newer cars that are using the synthetic.
Like mcbrew said it will be fine to go just a little over.
Both mcbrew and I have run over 10,000 miles on the oil and had...
08-13-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 88,717
Posted By libima

If anyone is still interested, here is my latest...

If anyone is still interested, here is my latest sample report.
this one is 10,000 miles on the oil and filter, 87,000 miles on the xD.
I left the oil in and am going for at least 17,000 on the oil...
07-29-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By libima

I agree get this tool it works great. I use...

I agree get this tool it works great.

I use the WIX filter, I have no idea if its actually better, but WIX has a good reputation. It costs me less to buy it locally, that is why I use it.

...
07-29-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By libima

I've done it at least 3 times. You'll lose up to...

I've done it at least 3 times. You'll lose up to half a quart doing it, but it's not that bad.
07-27-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By libima

I change the oil every 15-20,000 miles now after...

I change the oil every 15-20,000 miles now after having analysis done on several samples. I change the filter around 10,000 miles every time. the samples that I've sent in with 10,000 miles on the...
07-13-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,518
Posted By libima

I don't remember for sure, but to me the power...

I don't remember for sure, but to me the power didn't seem to increase much. My only way to tell though was by how the CA felt to me. I did have a noticeable improvement in gas mileage though, as...
07-03-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By libima

thanks, somehow I completely missed that twice.

thanks, somehow I completely missed that twice.
07-02-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By libima

Where did you get the Tokico reds from? ...

Where did you get the Tokico reds from?

Setup looks good.
06-11-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 88,717
Posted By libima

I haven't used the Purolator filter yet. I've...

I haven't used the Purolator filter yet. I've been using the Wix/Napa Gold. It looks like its very well made also, and the napa near my house sells them for $3.50 each so I can't beat the price with...
04-17-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 88,717
Posted By libima

Not sure on the filter cartridge. So far the...

Not sure on the filter cartridge.
So far the longest I have run on the same filter is 10,000 miles. The oil the sample was taken from at 17,000 miles got the filter changed at 10,000, then I topped...
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