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  1. What gear do I keep my FJ in for daily driving? Manual transmission.

    Transmissions / Transfer Cases / Traction Aids
    I am trying to figure out what gear the transfer case needs to be in for daily driving. Getting mixed answers from everyone even Toyota. I would like to not destroy my transfer case. Please help! This is for Manual transmission which is completely different from the automatic. Thanks
  2. Calling all Toyota Tech's/Twin Stick Swap members

    Transmissions / Transfer Cases / Traction Aids
    Hi folks, I join you from the 4runner forums. I've recently been tasked with installing the FJ cruiser case from an 07 automatic FJ into my 4runner. I got the case used and in good condition. In 4wd, the case works great, and in low and high it works great. In 2wd, there is a noise like metal...
  3. Stripped transfer case plug -

    Maintenance Tech
    Changed all fluids on my new to me 2007 FJ. Cleaned all threads before torquing to specs but evidently had some oil on the T-case drain plug and stripped with torque wrench. I thought I was compressing the new washer but stripped half the threads. Reinstalled with Teflon tape and seems to be...
  4. Transfer case shifter stuck

    Transmissions / Transfer Cases / Traction Aids
    I have a 2007, manual 6speed with 250,000 miles. While driving up my snow covered driveway the other day, I tried to shift into 4wh, but the lever would not budge. Have used 4wd multiple times this winter without incident. Have tried rocking back and forth, shifting in n, jacking up to...
  5. Is there a permanent fix to the TC shudder

    Problems / Dealer Service
    Yes, I know there are a LOT of threads on this issue. However, I was wondering if there is a more permanent fix than just a fluid flush. Or is that the "permanent" fix? I just got an fj and it's still under warranty so I wanted to know if I should have something that costs a lot of $$$ fixed...
  6. Broken Transmission - Stuck in Neutral

    Transmissions / Transfer Cases / Traction Aids
    I have an 09 6MT that suffered a breakdown this week. My kid was driving it and hit the brakes heavy when a truck pulled out in front of him. He says that his right foot also caught the gas pedal causing the engine revs to lurch up to 6000. Clutch was in so no loss of control. He heard a pop...
  7. Manual trans tcase issues w/ regear?

    Transmissions / Transfer Cases / Traction Aids
    So I am in no way a mechanic, but I have done all the work on my FJ thus far. Please let me know if this is just a ridiculous question because I missed something during my research. :program: After rausch the other week I've been trying to determine what needs to be done for 35s. The consensus...
  8. Manual Gear & Differential Oils

    Maintenance Tech
    I have a 2007 FJ with a manual transmission. The manual calls for 75W/90 GL-4 or GL-5 for the transmission; for the front and rear differentials it calls for 90W GL-5; and for the transfer case 75W/90 GL-5. My questions: 1. Where can I buy 90W GL-5? I checked Amsoil, Red Line and Swepco's...
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