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Distributor won't fit?!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Kbrumfield, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. Feb 14, 2016 at 11:09 AM
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    Kbrumfield

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    I'm currently doing a 22r to 3Rz swap. The 3rz motor I have came with no distributor, when I brought one back from the parts store and tried to put it on, It wouldnt fit because of an extra bolt that comes out of the head. The dealer service manual I have doesn't even show this bolt/stud. When I got online to try and find one that would fit I had no luck. I was told that this motor was out of a 97 Tacoma. Maybe it's not? Does anyone know where I can get a distributor that fits?:confused:
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  2. Feb 14, 2016 at 8:23 PM
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    Hmm my 97 is distributer less and i believe was the first year for it.
     
  3. Feb 15, 2016 at 12:44 PM
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    try looking up the part# of the engine to see what year it is exactly. Go from there
     
  4. Feb 15, 2016 at 5:54 PM
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    From what I've read, Toyota dropped the dizzy mid-year 1997. A dealer should be able to tell from the VIN
     
  5. Feb 16, 2016 at 7:58 PM
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    Unfortunately I don't have the vin# all I got was the motor. I have the serial off the block but no where does anyone know how to get any info from it. :/
     
  6. Feb 16, 2016 at 8:00 PM
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    What do you mean by looking up the part number of the motor? By part number do you mean the searial number off the block?
     
  7. Feb 19, 2016 at 10:10 PM
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