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Looking to buy...suggestions on what to look for

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by MikeK12, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. Aug 23, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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    MikeK12

    MikeK12 [OP] New Member

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    I'm going to look at an 88 model pickup with. 3.4 motor swapped from a 98, procomp lift and 33s. First older truck I've been interested in and toyota at that, so just wondering what to look for. Any noticeable problems with this year and motor etc.. Thanks
     
  2. Aug 23, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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    TexAggie

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    Frame rust!!
     
  3. Sep 1, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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    I'd be leery about the 3.4 conversion. Look for amateurish modifications and welds. Make sure they smog it first.
     
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