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Old 08-20-2019, 11:58 AM
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Just upgraded from an Ď04 Chevy Avalanche Z66 to a Ď13 Tundra. So far, Iím pleased. It has low miles, the 5.7, 4x4, TRD off road package, bed cover, and an after market rear bumper. Interior is nicer than my old truck. I drove several trucks before I settled on this one, mainly Fords. I really wanted to like the F150s since those were usually less expensive for the same year/features in my area. But I just didnít like them. Only minor gripe with the Tundra so far is the lack of automatic headlights. My Ď04 Chevy had that. Not really sure why that isnít standard on everything 2010 and above.

It will be my daily driver, as well as tow vehicle. I havenít towed with it yet, but Iíve pulled my boat behind my brotherís Ď14 Tundra with the 5.7, so I know it is a more capable towing vehicle than my old truck.
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Old 08-20-2019, 12:28 PM
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The Toyota’s I have had the lights automatically turn off so you just leave them on.
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Old 08-20-2019, 01:20 PM
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I thought auto headlights were standard equipment???
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Old 08-20-2019, 01:33 PM
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My 2010 Tundra has auto headlights. Either way you will love it.
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Old 08-20-2019, 01:39 PM
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The Toyotaís I have had the lights automatically turn off so you just leave them on.
Thatís what my wifeís 2010 RAV4 does. Maybe the time delay is longer on the Tundra. Iíll try it again tonight. Only gave it a minute and they didnít shut off. Just drove it home last night. Had to drive an hour and a half to get it. Finally found one that was a good price and still had all of the features I wanted.
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Old 08-20-2019, 03:17 PM
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Thatís what my wifeís 2010 RAV4 does. Maybe the time delay is longer on the Tundra. Iíll try it again tonight. Only gave it a minute and they didnít shut off. Just drove it home last night. Had to drive an hour and a half to get it. Finally found one that was a good price and still had all of the features I wanted.


Although my tundra is long gone, I do remember the headlights being automatic. You can adjust the timeout with the Toyota techstream software. You used to be able to buy a cracked copy on eBay/amazon for cheap. This would allow you to use factory diagnostics, turn on features like the alarm, and other interesting things.
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Old 08-20-2019, 05:00 PM
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My last Tundra (2015) didn't have automatic headlights so I just left them in the on position and they turned off after a bit when I turned off the truck.
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Old 08-25-2019, 12:44 PM
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In the market for a used Tundra.
Double cab, 4x4, 5.7.
Under 200k miles.
$15k or under.

If you hear of anything send it my way.
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Old 09-26-2019, 12:21 PM
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I installed the TRD rear sway bar last night on my 2018, and then went for a seriously aggressive drive on some really curvy roads. Huge difference! Super easy to install in about an hour, and relatively cheap. Dramatically reduced the body roll. I highly recommend this for people who tend to use their truck on the road 98% of the time...like me.

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Old 09-26-2019, 01:26 PM
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I installed the TRD rear sway bar last night on my 2018, and then went for a seriously aggressive drive on some really curvy roads. Huge difference! Super easy to install in about an hour, and relatively cheap. Dramatically reduced the body roll. I highly recommend this for people who tend to use their truck on the road 98% of the time...like me.
Yes this is a great upgrade. Even makes towing feel more planted.
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