engine swap

  1. D

    I am getting one and I need advise

    Hi I a newb here and I have been doing research on this subject, and all roads lead back here, so I wanted to ask the masters. I am getting an 1991 fj80, I want to put a new engine that gets better gas mileage, i would like to do it the cheapest way possible, i would like it to be somthing...
  2. E

    '73 FJ40 engine swap (OM 617.950)

    I have a stock '73 FJ40 and a donor '79 Mercedes 300SD with the 5 cyl Turbo Diesel. I pulled the Mercedes engine and I am going to put the FJ on my lift this weekend, rip the old straight 6 outta it and swap out. I understand there is a kit I can get from 4x4 labs in Grass Valley and I have...
  3. S

    Has anyone installed 1GR in early 90s 70 series?

    Has anyone installed 1GR in early 90s 70 series?
  4. Ryanagriffin

    Advice on 1st time swapping engines (2F in '76 FJ40)

    Just got this beauty from Whirlybird and will be bringing her home soon. Current 2f is seized up and I have another from an FJ60 that I'll be dropping in. This will be my second FJ40 restore but the first that I'm going to try to do as much of the mechanical myself as possible and take my time...
  5. Broc2C

    V8 Swap: What am I up against ?

    I purchased a '72 fj40 a few weeks ago and was in the process of putting life back into it (a classic barn find, if you will) when a serious knock developed: spun bearings for sure. The current engine is an early F (not original) and had been "re-manufactured" as evident from a tag on the block...
  6. G

    Looking for the swappers, fabbers, and suspension gurus!! 3rd gen 4runner overhaul

    Hello all, I have lurked on these forums for years. Have done my fair share of wheeling and have a lifted 99' limited on 35s. Before anyone directs me to the search bar; I have SCOWERED the internet for months on the info Im about to provide. OK :) So long story short, this runner was sunk...
  7. W

    Engine swap 1kz into LN106 Hilux and other details..

    Good day everyone! First post after forever lurking and reading! Great treasure trove of info! To get to the subject, after much research and reading, I still find myself doubting on having the complete details regarding this engine swap. I wish to ask if I have everything set for this...
  8. CruiserWeight

    For Sale 1997 Chevy TBI + Howell Wiring Harness & ECU

  9. Mudder92

    Diesel Power Conversion

    Hello all. I'm a diehard Land Cruiser lover. I'm currently in the process of purchasing my 6th LC. It's a 1996 4.5l. Factory lockers and in very nice condition. It has about 290k miles on it and has no real problems. My question or more maybe a goal of mine is to convert it over to a diesel...
  10. Nichostiles

    Advice for new member.

    Hi all - I should start by saying, I know very little about cruisers. I've made the decision to sell my 08 tacoma and get into a fj62 because of my enjoyment of everything old. I've been starting to browse, but am unsure of major red flags to keep an eye out for. I'm looking for a fj62...
  11. ffl3883

    2000 LX470 Engine Swap

    Hello, I have a 1999 LX470 with 140K miles. Great engine but bad frame condition due to rust. I found a 2000 LX470 with 260k Miles , great frame condition, reasonably priced. Is it possible to put the 1999 LX470 engine into 2000 LX470 ? If possible, how much would it possibly cost to swap at...
  12. prerunner84

    3.4 engine swap harness

    anyone know where I can get a already fabricated harness for a 3.0 to 3.4 engine swap harness? I heard someone might prewire them on hand? Thanks
  13. Flank

    Back in the Mix - engine swap

    Hey gang. After a way too long break, I finally have my 80 back... In late October, I got a feeling like I was driving over a badly washboarded road driving through town. Then came the #6 misfile code. So I parked my truck, did some cursory research about the possibilities of a HG, Top end...
  14. CruiserWeight

    TBI V8 Engine Swap Questions.

    Im doing a V8 + NV4500 swap on my 87 FJ60, I finally got the motor, trans, Tcase, and drivelines out. Im doing this swap with no prior experience so questions constantly come up that need answering. My questions right now are: (please excuse me if any of the questions sound dumb) 1.) Do I...
  15. 78BJ40CRZR

    Bj40 B to 3B engine swap

    I am having my mechanic install a "3B" engine in place of my "B" engine. He doesn't know how the accelerator cable and linkage is mounted. Does anyone have pictures they can share? Also, he had to drill the "B" motor mount brackets to make them work with the "3B" is that normal? Thanks for...
  16. B

    3b and 13bt parts compatibility and bj42 engine swap

    Hi there, Am looking at putting a 13bt into my 1984 bj42 land cruiser to replace the 3b. Have found a running 13bt (which i would re-condition anyway rings bearings etc) at a good price. But sale is minus alternator, starter and flywheel. Question is would any of these items on my 3b fit the...
  17. CP in SC

    engine swap

    anyone have any experience with a engine swap with a 62? like what engine would you swap with it, how much did it cost, was there any change in MPG, really any info will help! thanks in advance!
  18. eplazajennings

    1993 LS Swap (6.0L LQ4 and built 4L60e)

    Starting my build thread on my LS swapped 80's series. This truck was purchased new by my father back in 1993 and was passed down to me when I began driving. Since then, I've absolutely fallen in love with the truck and made an extensive number of modifications including: ARB bull bar/winch...
  19. tyschiltz

    **HELP!!** 1997 80 in serious need of some engine help (possible swap or rebuild?!)

    So Friday night on my weekly trip home (a 350 mile journey that I've been doing for the past ~6 months and will continue to do until I can sell my house) I had just topped a large hill when I swear i heard a clunk (was listening to some talk radio via headphones so it's hard to say where it came...
  20. Kyletb

    Chevy 350 Swap

    Hey guy I have an 84 fj60 and I'm looking to put a chevy 350 tbi in it this winter. If any of you guys have done this before and could create a parts list for me that would be great. I want to keep the price as low as possible. I don't know what I want for a transmission yet but I would like to...
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