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97 thoughts on “Customer states: running funny! haha! worn off electrodes! toyota tacoma 2.7”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Boris Ekner says:

    Yes, the spark plugs are worn out, but looking at the color of them – the engine runs well.

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars John Bragg says:

    Why bother showing people laughing in your videos when you say things like "paycheck collection snapon truck" LOL! LOL!! LOL!!

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Stéphanie Marchino says:

    Ahem… if you say so…
    normal seatbelt : minor concussion
    twisted seatbelt : broken rib maybe or clavicle?
    no seatbelt : dead

    You choose, if a car tbones you and send you rolling over, twisted or not the seatbelt will prevent you from being ejected

    Also… check out my Merchandises… that's a bit bland! "goodies"! sounds better

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tim Kirkpatrick says:

    They over cooked their taco!

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brian Lightfoot says:

    Judge Wopner !

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars U.E. U.E. says:

    How about cleaning the airflow sensor when everything is unmounted anyway? 😉

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars G W says:

    This is for other DIY wanna-be mechanics like me, not Ray (he's the pro and can do what he wants), blast off the loose dirt and grit BEFORE you remove the plug terminal (including the pile of leaves between the wiper and windshield, you really don't want any of that crap getting in the combustion chamber); do not pull on the terminal wires, pull the plastic plug instead, it's best to hand tighten the plugs rather than using a power tool (very easy to cross-thread these if you're not careful).

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars jason Willis says:

    To answer your trivia question (which BTW, parts of movie we’re filmed in Cincinnati), your name gives it away Mr. Rainman. Nice movie trivia thrown in the video, double doodle doos for you.

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Arthur Samson says:

    Don't you mean the 'Strap-On' truck? (someone had to say it)

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Michiganborn says:

    I'm guessing the joke about 82 is Larry Wright.
    I guess he only ran 1 race at Talladega in 1982.

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Arthur Samson says:

    Didn't you know? An illuminated TPMS warning light is a standard feature on all late model vehicles regardless of manufacturer…

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Perry Williams says:

    Bleeped!

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars whatareyouwaitenfor says:

    Rain man…

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars wyatt1153 says:

    Air filter?

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Frank Baber says:

    I noticed your not gaping spark plugs, they do not come pregaped because they fit many applications per spark plug repazenative.

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Aaron Johnson says:

    Rainman is the future of rock and roll!

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars K Ferg says:

    Def definitely K-mart

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dave George says:

    67k miles my 97 Civic electrodes didn't look half as bad.

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Slikx666 says:

    That has to be the most twisted seatbelt I've ever seen. 😆👍

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ronny Dowdy says:

    Engine not funny now.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars nitrous07me says:

    Nice torque wrench

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars David Thatcher says:

    You forgot the loctite

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars paul oliver says:

    why you aint in middle management i haven't clue

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars J Weller says:

    I'm curious why you don't check the sparkplug gap of the new ones. It would take little time and would appease my OCD. Do new plugs ever come with incorrect gaps from the factory?

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jared Janhsen says:

    You do have to love how clean that motor has stayed over 160,000 miles. Plugs certainly last longer than they do in a turbocharged motor. That GearWrench Torque wrench is pretty cool too. Mine just do actual clicks. You're definitely living up to your channel name with the reference.

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars melba house says:

    RAINMAN great movie

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars darkwolfe says:

    Props for trimming the clamp ends and the corners. Always love when people play attention to those small details for when someone else has to go in there for future work 😀

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Patrick Mack says:

    You have beautiful fingerprints

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars khrwjt says:

    Let me say it a different way as an electrical engineer. Dielectric grease does all the things that grease does.(lubrication, repels water, etc.) Plus since it does not conduct electricity it assures it does not offer an unintended path for current. Grease on contacts makes them slid together but the contacts easily pushes the grease out of the way to make the electrical connection. So the grease only makes them slide easier. Grease can be a problem if the contacts normally generate lot's of heat because the grease can catch fire. The dielectric label gives you confidence you aren't going to short out your contacts.
    OTOH, Non-dielectric grease is bad around electrical contacts because it offers a path to short out the current. Grease that is sometimes used in brakes is not dielectric because it has bits of copper in it. I think the copper has something to do with reducing brake squeal. I'm not sure how. But if you get that stuff near electrical parts you will have a bad time.
    And finally if you drop dielectric grease on the floor that would be dielectric gravity. I didn't learn that in engineering school. I learned that from Rainman Ray.

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jim Omega says:

    Torque wrench designer is an idiot! When Torque is achieved it should go Doo dee doo dee doo!

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brien Wedlock says:

    I got it Raymond

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars OK Boomer says:

    I keep hearing that you're not supposed to move the butterfly with your fingers on an electronic throttle body because it will mess up the idle position and the computer will have to be reprogrammed, but I've seen you do it a few times. Is there any truth to this?

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars imark7777777 says:

    Yes and if you happen to pull over to fix your seatbelt you might get stopped for not stopping and being stopped at the stop sign that you were stopped at but off the road. Argue with a cop a bit and then get a citation for not having your seatbelt on.

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brian Smythe says:

    Wow bro your my hero that Torque wrench rules rules I tells ya
    I just got a cheap one a few months back but I don't use it a whole lot
    I just hope it accurate enough for Bess

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars B bustin says:

    I like the chalk mark … identifying the oil capacity. Maybe just put that oil filter number while your at it

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars B bustin says:

    For 20 years on the same truck. I’ve never used dielectric lube or a torque wrench. I just wing it. I’m on my 3rd set at 275k. Is something going to break ?

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dave the Rave ! says:

    Hey Ray, what time does Wapner come on?

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Stephen Carter says:

    Notice you are starting to use the Scotty Kilmer pop-up pictures. If you ever insert the laughing horse picture, I'm canceling my subscription 🙂 Thanks for the great video as always!

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! George Fernandez says:

    Hey Ray, Kmart sucks.

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Stephane Luis says:

    Your videos are always the best,i always recieve notifications whenever you upload a video,by the way thanks for recommending me to Waylon emmett the crypto expert,he has really change my life am grateful

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tom says:

    Why did you not check the air filter!!..

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TankGuy3 says:

    Not gonna lie, I've legit never seen the movie Rain Man. There can be only one (Rain Man)!

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars 4eyes says:

    No oil change, no air filter change?
    This truck needed some attention at 161000 miles.

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Longeno55 says:

    Love the Raymond reference!

  45. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars G G says:

    "Excellent driver" from the movie "Rainman", said by Dustin Hoffman.

  46. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars A Dot In The Shark says:

    Huge gaps like that are also hard on the coils, and I'm surprised the engine never threw a misfire code.

  47. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars brad mironik says:

    I always chuckle every time I see your paycheck collector van on the jobsite. Everyone has some fun collection
    Mine was lighters.

  48. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Justin a says:

    Raymond is an excellent driver Rain Man..

  49. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Andrew Barnett says:

    I also lose money at the paycheck collection van, which is a bit sad since I'm now retired. I have five toolboxes, and its important to keep the tools up to date don'tchaknow.

  50. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Crystal says:

    I just worked on a 2015 Tacoma. We did a ton of crap to it. Valve cover gasket, spark plugs, headlight connectors, (they were melted) windshield washer tank, new catalytic converter. Someone drove it into the ground with 299k miles already.

    Also, the low idle condition (500 RPM) was an intermittent failure of the TPS even though it wasn’t throwing a code. Unfortunately it’s a sealed system to the ETC, so a new part is $750 effing doll hairs to and you have to replace the entire throttle body. Fuuuuuu—

  51. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars M977A2 says:

    A little anti seize on the plugs might be better.