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Discussion in 'New Members' started by Masteryota96, May 30, 2018.

  1. May 30, 2018 at 1:23 AM
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    Masteryota96

    Masteryota96 [OP] New Member

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    Hi guys I lurk your forums all the time...its about time I start an account lol...but anyways got a 96 first gen reg cab 2.4...she's got 311k on there but I'm running into problems...got a great deal but I gues you get what you paid for...long story short had a leak...stripped the crank and she ain't been right since..oh and alternator when out on the freeway last week on my way home from work lol...rebuild?..swap a slightly younger 2rz? Or new truck all together...4door first gen? S runner? X runner? Halp yall!
     
  2. May 30, 2018 at 1:26 AM
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    Speedytech7

    Speedytech7 Toyota Cult Ombudsman

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    I've done a mod or two
    2RZs are dirt cheap, probably easier to find one that's been a in a wreck and swap the engine in. It is a weekend project, very simple swap. Rancho Toy Trucks may be able to track down an engine for you, or maybe you're located near a better yard.
     
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  3. May 30, 2018 at 2:08 AM
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    airsavage

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    Welcome aboard:hattip:.
     
  4. May 30, 2018 at 2:29 AM
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    irayfz6

    irayfz6 TTC #0249

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  5. May 30, 2018 at 3:28 AM
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    tn_popo

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  6. May 30, 2018 at 4:35 AM
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    boogie3478

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  7. May 30, 2018 at 8:37 AM
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    buckhuntin-tacoma

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    Welcome to TW... What are your needs and what kind of a budget do we have. I’m sure we can spend your money whether it’s a little or a lot. :spending:
     
  8. May 30, 2018 at 8:58 AM
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    Masteryota96

    Masteryota96 [OP] New Member

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    Thanks speedy tech I'm here in los angeles..called around a few yards found one at a pick a part for less then 5 with core and insurance fees
     

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