Hi Pappy, do you have a photograph of where the code is stamped on the cylinder?
You mentioned that "the key code is stamped on the passenger side cylinder". Is this to mean that it is always on the passenger side regardless of correct driving position?
I could not source a matching or equivalent from anywhere. I ended up wiring in a switch.
It is also a good idea to change to post-glow capable Glow Plugs like those used in Toyota's Super Glow system.
For the 2L the Toyota part number is 19850-54090. Aftermarket alternatives are NGK Y-715R...
I had to replace my regulator and the OEM lasted circa 2 years. Voltage Regulator and Brake Mastercylinder
I then replaced it with a genericised Chinese product that is still perfectly regulating the voltage to 14.4V 27700-72030 Regulator Unit for Alternator Charge Hilux & 4Runner 8/83> - ToJo...
In the instances of no or low voltage output I only ever had the charge light came on.
When I had low level charging I replaced everything possible. From what I could gather it was only the brushes that were the cause.
For the Voltage Regulator, I only got two years out of an OEM. I replaced...
With the engine running you should measure circa 14.4V
When I did a complete tear-down of the Alternator and replaced everything I could from Toyota and the Brushes from Auto Electrics Australia, the only parts that were worn were the Vacuum Pump blades and the Alternator Brushes.
I got the parts for this job from Don Kyatt - Terrain Tamer
From memory the part number for the kit is SH3
Don Kyatt Spare Parts - suppliers of 4WD four wheel drive replacement parts
Terrain Tamer 4WD Dedicated Stockists New Zealand
Because you haven't done this before it is much easier to buy...
I used to have a Donaldson Top Spin H002437, but the clear plastic developed a crack. - I replaced it with a Cummins product that has received punishment unlike the fragile Donaldson.
I will try to keep this list up to date, even if it is just for my own reference.
Telwater distribute Evinrude
Brunswick Asia Pacific Group (Mercury Marine) distribute Mariner and Mercury
The Haines Group distribute Suzuki Marine
Honda MPE distribute Honda Marine
Lakeside Marine distribute...
There are a lot of parts that are equal to OEM but it's not worth my effort to write a list because I'm in a different marketplace to the majority and it wouldn't be worth the effort. - Unless someone has a specific part request.
For a part that is still available from Toyota but is worse than...