[LCML] 22r rebuild parts (was: Early `84 22r -- Timing Chain Question)

john bricker tlc76 at cox.net
Sat Aug 14 20:08:44 CDT 2010


Howdy!  It's been years since I looked at their prices, but would it 
be worth looking over at AllPor for a rebuilt/built up engine?  Seems 
like the $$$ is in the same ballpark. Johh

At 05:38 PM 8/14/2010, you wrote:

> >  For that kind of coin you might consider a repower for similar cost. A
>very good friend and fellow Rising Sun member repowered his 87 runner with a
>
> >  3.4 5VZ. He originally had the 22RE. He has had great results over the
>past several years since he made the swap. Bill Morgan's runner was on the
> >  cover of Toyota Trails somewhere in the last year or so, and his write up
>is in 4x4 wire (I think). His runner is named "Red Chili".
>
>
>
>A repower doesn't really interest me.  I have a first year 4-Runner that has
>been in the family since it was 3 years old and it has the original 22r in
>it.  Why would I want to lose that?  The 22r is an excellent engine and
>perfectly capable of being rebuilt to provide many more years of reliable
>transportation and wheeling.  This isn't a vehicle that I intend to get rid
>of.
>
>I made a list of the parts that I expect to need beyond the typical rebuild
>kit parts that I already got a quote for.  If I purchase these parts from my
>Toyota dealer, they will cost $919.24 with my discount.  Ad that to the
>quote of $1646.05 that I received for the rebuild kit parts and the total
>exceeds $2,500 in parts.  As I mentioned previously, machining will be an
>additional $600 or more.  I should also mention that while the clutch and
>pressure plate are a significant portion of this latest total, the largest
>chunk is the EGR Valve and EGR Valve Modulator.  The EGR Valve is $207 and
>the EGR Valve Modulator is $90!
>
>Maybe I am nuts, but I have still not decided if I am purchasing my rebuild
>parts from my Toyota Dealer, from Engnbldr.com, or from another aftermarket
>source that I still need to call, California Hard Parts.  I need to decide
>soon, however.  I am taking the engine to the machine shop on Monday and
>will be needing to order parts once I know the sizes I need.  I need to get
>the truck back on the road for transportation as soon as possible, so I
>can't delay in making my decision, either.
>
>Bob
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