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Any high mileage 4 cylinders?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by Samurai49, May 5, 2013.

  1. Jul 23, 2013 at 11:05 AM
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    ronman737

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    Bilstein HDs, K&N Drop in, fresh chassis, camper, 235/85s
    You might just want to look into getting a used motor with less miles. It costs a fortune to rebuild motors.
     
  2. Jul 23, 2013 at 11:10 AM
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    3inch toytec coils 5100's, aal(soon to be replaced), 33/12.5 km2s, + a money hole...
    Eh yes and no...only thing bad about doing that is you just don't know how abused the motor was, highway miles? Or city, how often it was serviced etc...
    I won't be only rebuilding it, it's getting forged rods and pistons and the whole works!
    Plan on turbocharging it
     
  3. Jul 23, 2013 at 11:13 AM
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    Kind of a waste if ya ask me. That thing will still have the cross hatches in the cylinder walls when u pull the head. Garuntee it.
     
  4. Jul 23, 2013 at 11:14 AM
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    ronman737

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    Bilstein HDs, K&N Drop in, fresh chassis, camper, 235/85s
    Gotcha. If you are going to use forced induction then definately rebuild it. Just go through someone you trust or do it all yourself.
     
  5. Jul 23, 2013 at 11:36 AM
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    Not really high mileage, but older .. 148,000 on our 97 2.7L. Replaced valve cover gasket, clutch master and slave cylinders, exhaust manifold ( cracked), and the starter.
     
  6. Jul 24, 2013 at 4:55 AM
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    I've seen several of the old 22R engines go 300K+ and I don't believe it's a rare occurrence. Those things were bulletproof.
    The current 3RZ-FE, 2.7Liter seems to be the current reincarnation of that Toyota classic. There's no doubt that the newer engines are more complicated but the solid and simple Toyota DNA is evident. I predict we will routinely see running 2.7 liter engines 15 years from now. The biggest threat to a Toyota 4 cyl. is a stupid owner/driver.
     
  7. Jul 25, 2013 at 4:33 AM
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    I agree, I have an 01 2.7 with 209k on it. An older man had it, it was stolen, so I got it as a theft and recovery. It had 187k when I bought it. It is my daily driver and farm truck. So far spark plugs,tires,and a tailgate latch, oh and the funky adapter for the trailer lights is all it has needed. This is my first 2.7, all I have ever had was 22re's well one v-6 but it sucked. Pulled a hay baler with it yesterday.
     
  8. Jul 27, 2013 at 6:15 PM
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    I've got a 88 22RE with 210K on it. But I did have to put a timing chain kit in it recently. My 3RZ is low mileage, it's only got 136K.
     
  9. Jul 27, 2013 at 6:32 PM
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  10. Jul 27, 2013 at 6:55 PM
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    206k on my current truck, have had it for only a day haha, engine runs amazingly, but it feels like she kinda rolls over the road somewhat...not nearly as bad as a death wobble, but close, i'm assuming ball joints or something needs replaced
     
  11. Jul 28, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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    Not to stray too far off topic, but if you experience "death wobble", Trust me -you'll know it! Toyota's are far less prone to the dreaded death wobble as compared vehicle designs that utilize a solid front axle, like Jeeps and Dodge pick-ups, etc.
    Death Wobble is an oscillation that sets in (often after hitting a bump in the road at speed) and shakes the front end violently. It's often caused by a bad track rod, worn steering components and other front end problems. The Toyota front suspension is actually a pretty good design. some parts wear faster than others but it generally works.
     
  12. Jul 28, 2013 at 9:48 AM
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    3inch toytec coils 5100's, aal(soon to be replaced), 33/12.5 km2s, + a money hole...
    The death wobble? Is that like where the truck topples side to side pretty fast? Like a non stop hoping back and fourth? Lol
     
  13. Jul 28, 2013 at 9:59 AM
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    my last 4x4 2500 Cummins diesel would go into death wobble on a few very specific spots on my daily drive...trust me, i know how scary it can be haha
     
  14. Jul 29, 2013 at 7:05 AM
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    It's even scarier on a motorcycle....:eek:
     
  15. Jul 29, 2013 at 8:48 AM
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    bilstein set at 1.75, Racho 5000 rear with 4 leaf kit, floor mats, high lift jack, pull hook in hitch, bed rail corner braces, severe duty brake pads and devil horns on the grill....
    I have never really been happy with used engines, rebuilding is cheaper and easier in the long run...the last motor I had rebuilt was under $900 complete with pan and valve covers reinstalled, and that was a Dodge 318 with cast iron heads.

    Howard
     
  16. Jul 29, 2013 at 4:44 PM
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    Agree - buying a used motor sitting on the floor of a shop is the ultimate example of "Caveat Emptor" [may he beware or buyer beware]
     
  17. Jul 29, 2013 at 10:52 PM
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    im at 144k and counting still going stron on my 2002 prerunner 4 Cylinder no problems at all just my basics like oil breaks and tires other than that havent really had a problem with it at all way better than my fords and chevys and jeeps that ive had in the past. this thing just keep running and dont give up at all
     
  18. Aug 3, 2013 at 3:40 PM
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    112,000 on a 1998 4x4 AC. Truck has run well since I bought it with 25,000 miles in 2006.
     
  19. Aug 3, 2013 at 4:48 PM
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    +1

    If it's not burning oil and oil pressure is good, there's no need to rebuild it.

    My '94 went 225k, I traded it in on an '03 Tundra, and one of the dealer tech's bought my '94.
     
  20. Aug 7, 2013 at 7:13 PM
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    Hey guys new to the site but my 1996 yota with a 4cyl. has 274,xxx on it and haven't had a problem till now. it overheats in stop and go traffic.
     
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