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2rz & 3Rz engine differences

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by MrCowman, May 3, 2009.

  1. May 3, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    MrCowman

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    I have a 96 Tacoma 4wd w/ 3RZ 2.7 bad engine, Will a 2.4 2RZ engine work as a replacement. Can't find many decent used 2.7's, amny more 2.4's available. What are issues??
     
  2. May 3, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    higherlux

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    the 2.4 only came in the 2wd 5 lug while the 2.7 came in pre runners and 4wds
     
  3. May 3, 2009 at 8:51 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    The 3RZ has one more inch of compression. There shouldn't be an issue.
     
  4. Feb 3, 2013 at 4:28 PM
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    trdracing5

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    Thread revival.
    Did you ever find out if a 2.4 would work in your tacoma. I am in a similar situation. I can find LOTS of 2.4 engines but no reasonably priced 2.7 engines.
     
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