Friends, thank you for making this routine maintenance R&R an enjoyable experience.
Sure did help that I broke Fill Plug & Drain Plug loose earlier in the week (as noted above). Made this job so much easier.
R&R job finished today in uncomfortable 53°F 12-mph wind.
My homemade "Breaker Bar extension" is an 18-in. pipe fluted on both ends. Can't live w/out it.
~1.1-Gal. RAV-4 manual transmission gear oil
~ACTUAL AMT. TODAY: after thoroughly draining gearbox w/ hot engine: she took c. 7/8-Gal.
TORQUE: 36-Ft.Lb. = 48.81-Nm (both Fill/Drain plugs)
~Home Depot Husky 15/16-in.
Socket 3/8-in.-Drive 6-point $2.47 [used w/ breaker bar & extension]
~3/8-in. Ratchet Drive
Socket 1/2-in.-Drive 6-point [only used w/ 1/2-drive torque wrench]
~AutoZone DuraLast Breaker Bar 9.5-in. 3/8-in.-Drive $11.99
~Homemade "breaker bar extension" = 18-in. fluted-ends hollow steel pipe
~PB Blaster, "the Elixir of Life as we know it
AutoZone rental: 1/2-in. Drive [A/Z's 3/8-in. Drive did not achieve anywhere "near" 36-Ft.Lb.]
DRAIN & REFILL:
8-Qt. enclosed oil drain pan
(up top in engine bay, just right of air box, I jammed funnel into clear tubing)
26-in. x 1/2-in. I.D. (5/8-in. O.D.) clear plastic tubing (at nether end, jammed into Fill-Hole)
: GL-4 Red Line 1-Gal. #50305
(1-Qt.)] MT-90 Manual Transmission Oil 75W-90 Synthetic Amazon $58.95
GENUINE TOYOTA DRAIN PLUG GASKET WASHER 10-pack OEM #90430-18008
~Liquid Wrench Dielectric Grease/Anti-Seize Lube
: smeared on cleaned-off Fill/Drain Bolts & 2-Crush Washers "for next time"!
Clean 1-Gal. water jug, to transport spent gear oil to recycle facility (Firestone Tire)