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3.4 V6 Question

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Auto, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. Nov 2, 2009 at 7:44 AM
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    Auto

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    I have a 01 SR5 with the 3.4 V6 in it. My question is that motor an interference motor. I have heard that all of Toyota motors are non interference motors
     
  2. Nov 2, 2009 at 8:56 AM
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    Not sure about all Toyota engines but the 5vz-fe is a non-interference one.
     
  3. Nov 2, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    It is in fact a Non-interference motor.
     
  4. Nov 2, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    yotarob2005

    yotarob2005 Kiss My IFS

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    I might be wrong here, but I thought that if your timing belt breaks, it IS going to bend valves.
     
  5. Nov 2, 2009 at 9:04 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Not on the 5vz, hence Non-interference.
     
  6. Nov 2, 2009 at 9:10 AM
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    It will screw up timing and you won't be driving anywhere, but it is nothing more than an inconvenience.
     
  7. Nov 2, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    I am half way through changing the t-belt in my wifes 02 4-runner, it has been a bit of a pain in the ass, had I known this yesterday, I would have just waited for it to break. :mad:
     
  8. Nov 2, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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    Yeah, i changed mine and my dad's. He has a 97 t-100. Way more room to work in. And yes, they do suck.
     
  9. Nov 2, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    Thanks everyone
     
  10. Nov 2, 2009 at 11:08 AM
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    3RZ F T W.

    we 4cyl people have chains not belts
     
  11. Nov 2, 2009 at 11:35 AM
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    1GR-FE FTW! Chains, and a bunch more hp. :D
     
  12. Nov 2, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    4.0 HAS A TIMING CHAIN? No belt to replace?
     
  13. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    Yep
     
  14. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    You stop it.:mad::D
     
  15. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    :woot:
     
  16. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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    Now I am going to have to SC it to feel more accepted.:p
     
  17. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    :D You are still "Accepted". :)
     
  18. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:40 PM
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    Maybe I can add some stickers until i can SC:confused:
     
  19. Nov 2, 2009 at 12:41 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Stickers are good for a few hp.
     
  20. Nov 4, 2009 at 10:53 AM
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    22re is an interference motor. I did not know that the 3.4L was a non interference motor. Why do they push to get the belt changed so much then.
     
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