rebuild engine

  1. Khmerbarang

    1HD-FT engine rebuild

    Starting teardown/rebuild on a 1Hd-FT engine in a 1995 HDJ81V. I’ll try to keep this thread updated with my progress and answer any questions I can for other members considering starting the same process - though I’m definitely a newbie at engine rebuilds. Today I: -Built a ramp to get the...
  2. Iceaxe

    When Do You Rebuild the Engine?

    Hi folks, I've asked this question in other threads but looking for a consolidated crowd opinion. What are the criteria you would use to decide to rebuild versus replace your FJ/FJZ80 engine?
  3. LCHardriver_02

    Play Taps or Dig Deep

    Ok, so I need a little help... I just purchased back my old 80 series (1995) from my son to help him out, as he transitions from the Army to college life. ($2000):beer: When it got here (last weekend), I heard horrible sounds coming from the engine... :bang: I took it over this morning to our...
  4. Pike

    Post Rebuild Engine RPM Drop Question

    Hey Folks! Just put in a rebuilt 1FZ and overhauled the tranny. All is together and running smoothly, however there is a slight drop in RPM's when I let of the gas at 2k RPM or above (under load) and the check engine light flashes. It has stalled from this twice. I'm thinking the belts could be...
  5. F

    Fj60 virgin

    Hi everyone,I've been lurking for quite some time now and finally decided to join officially:smokin: Just some basics,I live in South Africa, I'm 21 years old,good mechanical knowledge and always ready to learn so I apologise in ahead for any stupid questions. I enjoy the outdoors and 4x4ing...
  6. B

    Recommend 2F Machine Shops near Boise Idaho

    I pulled the head on my '85 2F with 275,000 miles to trouble shoot the source of my burning AF symptoms. I expected to find a cracked head, BUT no visible cracks, gasket is shot and valve job is needed at least. Lots of AF in the cylinders but no rust or severe damage to cylinders that I can...
  7. bryanb

    1FZ-FE Rebuild - Restoring my FZJ80 from an early demise

    I began detailing the rebuild of the 1FZ-FE in my truck build thread (listed in my signature), but it soon began to dominate the thread, so I decided to create a dedicated thread. My '97 Landcruiser died early and suddenly, with only 175k on the clock, when a misplaced bolt got into the timing...
  8. The Eradicator

    The Smoke Monster's Engine Rebuild Thread (1985 22R-E)

    My 1985 4Runner received the name "Smoke Monster" because of how much oil it burned (1qt/100 miles). This is the first time I have pulled an engine. The smoke monster: Starting to disassemble engine: Upper intake removed: Oil pooled in intake: I have skinny arms, so I was able to...
  9. Azca

    Engine pull and rebuild, final thoughts…

    Well after 5 weeks, not all of it working on the engine, it is back in the rig and runs great. To say this did not go smooth is an understatement; a number of things went wrong, were missing or just plain would not work. Had everything fallen into place I would not have rebuilt the bottom end...
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