PreRunner Tundra Ready For SEMA – Custom Suspension, Body, and More

As part of Toyota’s Racing Dream Build Challenge NHRA Alcohol Funny Car race driver Alexis DeJoria wanted a “no holds barred” Baja race truck. In order to build this machine, she enlisted her team at Racer Engineering to seriously modify a Toyota Tundra. Let’s just say they were very, very successful. This truck is sweet!

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Ford F-150 EcoBoost Problems: Shuddering, Power Loss & Limp Mode

UPDATE: We’ve been told that Ford has a fix for this problem coming ASAP. See for the details.

In recent months, a growing number of Ford F-150 EcoBoost owners are reporting that their trucks can shudder and stall during normal use. In severe cases, some EcoBoost F150 owners have said that their trucks have suddenly gone into “limp mode,” where the engine loses almost all power.

Reports of EcoBoost shudder and power loss are coming primarily from humid states, such as Texas and Florida.

After reading numerous Ford truck forums, talking to various auto experts, and even talking to a couple of Ford technicians, this is what we’ve learned:

  1. Ford has a growing problem here, as the number of EcoBoost owners reporting issues isn’t getting any smaller
  2. Ford’s response to this problem has only served to anger afflicted EcoBoost F150 owners

Ford F-150 EcoBoost Problems

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Toyota Truck Rust Problems – What’s Going On?

Despite Toyota’s long-standing reputation for quality production, one thing the carmaker can’t seem to shake is persistent rust and corrosion problems. Over the years, Toyota continues to have a pattern of rust and corrosion problems. Why? What’s the deal with Toyota trucks and rust?

Toyota's Persistent Truck Rust Problems

Why do Toyota pickups seem to be always dealing with some sort of rust issue? Why can’t this problem simply go away?

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2007-12 Toyota Tundra Truck Bed Bolt Rust / Corrosion – TSB

Do you own a 2007-2012 Toyota Tundra? Do you notice any rust on the attachment bolts and washers on your truck bed? If you do, then you may want to contact the service department at your local Toyota dealer for a replacement.

2007-12 Toyota Tundra Bed Bolt Rust / Corrosion - TSB

Does your 2007-12 Toyota Tundra bed bolts look like this? If so, Toyota has released a TSB addressing this issue.

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2007-11 Toyota Tundra Truck Bed Floor Rust / Corrosion – TSB

Toyota has released a Technical Service Bulletin for a rust condition on the floor area of all 2007-2011 Toyota Tundra pickup truck bed floors. Check out your truck bed and see if you qualify.

Toyota Tundra Truck Bed Floor Rust / Corrosion - TSB

Take a close look at the bed of your 2007-11 Toyota Tundra bed. Is the paint bubbling or do you see rust? There is a fix for this, contact your dealer.

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