Hello all. First timer here. I just bought a used 03 from a "new car dealer" So when I was under the hood at the dealer I missed this thing hanging off the intake tube.
Other than this thing, this truck has been great, I just fixed the oil leak coming from the loose passenger valve cover and I have been enjoying the ride.
Oh yeah, is there an inspection hole for the timing belt on the 3.0?
Right? I think I will just take the tube out and put some duck tape over the hole. I have a feeling someone was trying to get this to pass smog and had some crazy idea? no idea.. that tube is all sealed/glued up so, I am not sure.
That is one gypsy-built looking setup. I would definately go over the rest of it with a fine tooth comb - and there are new plug wires too...monkeying with emissions?
Hmmmm....a mystery. Hope it has a happy ending!
[ ] Body trim paint
[X] mud flaps removed
[X] new tires
[ ] Bilsteins all around
[X] Resonator delete
[ ] PML W/UCA and upgraded torsion bars
[ ] HID Hi/Lo kit
[ ] Roof rack
[ ] Quest alternator
[ ] 02 S/C radiator swap
Last edited by Gingerbloke; 02-16-2013 at 04:51 PM.
Errr... after some HHO on the Googles... this might be what the previous owner was doing. I noticed some missing bolt on the resonator, and a missing bolt on the air box. Also judging by the hose clamps, the tubes that lead off to the valve covers have recently been tampered with. Well since I am in CA I wont be able to remove or alter any of the intake components due to SMOG inspection. I will have to pickup a new resonator or just black duct tape it closed.
Raise TBs (X), paint plastics (X), Replace radiator with one that is bigger and will last (X), install roof lights (X), IAB (X), better tires (X), shackles in rear(X), remove rear sway bar (X), Bilsteins (X)
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