Engine swap 1kz into LN106 Hilux and other details.. (1 Viewer)

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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 project, namely:

Halfcut KZN130 Surf (RHD)
my LN106 (LHD)

So far I've gathered that I need to do the following modifications:
1. Move engine mounts 40mm back to make engine mount replacement OEM
2. Add the 2nd battery tray (from KZN130) because it's dual battery

And I just need to reuse almost everything connected to the engine:
1. Whole wiring harness
2. Gauge/Instrument Cluster
3. airbox and other small accessories

Now to get to my question:
1. Do I grab the 1kz rad? I heard there might be a fitting issue?
2. Same with the A/C condenser, fitting issue?
3. Transfer case: I heard the KZN's came with a chain driven case while the LNs came with a gear driven case, but since I don't do much extreme four wheeling (occasional trail camping only) I would prefer a drop in conversion. would I be able to use the KZN case? Or do I really need use the LNs (which would require an adapter plate made up) KZN t-case is also push button 4H while LN t-case is manual shift.
4. Rear propeller shaft (tail shaft?) and front propeller shafts? I know I will use the rear from the KZN but I don't know if there's any modification needed.
5. Did I miss anything else?

Hoping for some assistance with the details :) Coming from a HDJ80, the LN106 feels so slow!

walalang023
 
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I would start with gearbox and t/case identification, it will help with research.

Unless its 24volt, I doubt you really need the second battery. I would leave it till last.
Radiators are easily decided with a tape measure and observing which inlet and outlets are on each side.
 

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