I want something as modern as possible that will be very reliable and get better fuel economy. If I was to do a v8 swap it sure the heck would not waste my time and money wth a toyota motor. I specifically don't want either of those. Over its nearly 20-year production period, the original F engine saw many improvements. I don't think I would let them work on rig but I do buy rusty parts from them. Customize a classic Land Cruiser with these features today! You just can't beat the price, reliability, or power to weight ratio it probably weighs less than the stock 4.
A: Thanks Tony for your inquiry! You just can't beat the price, reliability, or power to weight ratio it probably weighs less than the stock 4. Is the 4runner the same way? Here are the things to consider: 1. Most Toyota diesels have to be sourced from overseas for conversion purposes. Please verify any information in question with a sales representative. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter.
Mark's Adapter mounts to the original Land Cruiser bell housing and keeps the transmission and transfercase in the stock position. Gotta hack the car up to fit it in no matter what. We really like how this Land Cruiser turned out and hope that the owner gets plenty of use out of it, on and off the road. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. More than adequate unless you are a vehicle abuser.
I am sure my mechanic would do a much better job describing all this, but here is what I understand about everything. The tuner crowd does bigger, more complex transplants than this all the time. These adapters are special order. If I was to do a v8 swap it sure the heck would not waste my time and money wth a toyota motor. The biggest issue is electronics, it all comes down to what you're willing to live with. Our first phone call resulted in him advising me to consider different cars they had, and to call him back. Of course all of this comes down to budget, ultimately the cost may warrant selling the cruiser and buying another one that is already diesel powered.
We recommend upgrading to '85-'95 5-speeds which are very durable and will handle V6 and V8 conversions if driven sensibly. It is a very popular engine with custom hot rodders as you can get a ton of hp, easy to work on and there are tons of parts out there for customizing. For more information on these adapter kits please call our sales staff. Maybe I'm just babying it though. The Buick V6 engines, due to engineering design flaws, have bad vibration problems which are amplified when installed in the Toyota truck's rigid chassis. As much as it will bug some people on the board, I agree about your decisions to not go diesel or american v8.
This engine is certified for 1995 and older vehicles. The stuff is crazy reliable as well. I have searched for info on this with no luck and it seems anytime any one talks about a 60 engine swap it is either to a diesel or a chevy v8. Trollhole is working on a bolt-in kit, but I'm not sure what kind of progress he's made lately. This kit includes the crossmember, weld on frame scab plates, brackets, mounts and hardware. Requires welding and drilling to install.
Unfortunately I have come across the same obstacles that Manu and Felix list. We like everything else about it, though! Finally, dealing with the computer and wiring is not that huge a deal. I have to agree with everyone. These high quality kits include new output shaft for the transmission, new bearings, seals, gaskets, hardware and precision machined adapter to mount the transfercase to the transmission. I know the factory tundra ecu runs the gauges and crap. We recommend our heavy duty high-efficiency four core radiator.
Any ideas on what engine i should use also prices as well. The factory diesel inline-four has been replaced with a 5. Such modifications include an 6. He went out of his way to answer my questions. Our conversions are the most comprehensive in the industry.