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Rebuild motor help!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by KeeKee, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. Oct 14, 2012 at 12:09 PM
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    KeeKee

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    Looking to get my '99 3.4L motor rebuilt but not sure where to take it here in Arizona...if anyone knows a good place I'd love to know!! Thanks
     
  2. Oct 14, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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    Do you have any Jasper Engine Rebuilders in your area?
     
  3. Oct 14, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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    I'd just buy a used junk yard motor instead.
    you'll save a lot more money that way.

    unless money is of no concern :notsure:
     
  4. Oct 14, 2012 at 8:58 PM
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    I found a bunch of places around me...thank you for the help!
     
  5. Oct 14, 2012 at 8:59 PM
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    If I can't find a good rebuild place then that's definitely plan b!
     
  6. Oct 15, 2012 at 6:22 AM
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    I would stay away from the big engine rebuilding outfits. It's not uncommon for them to just machine everything to their limits to take any guesswork out of the process. Although you may wind up with a fine engine if you ever wanted to rebuild the same one down the road someday you wouldn't be able to. A good reputable local machinist is generally a better bet. But considering how stout the 3.4 is why not just get a used one? I've had a few of these over 200k that ran/run as strong as they did when new.
     
  9. Oct 15, 2012 at 1:36 PM
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    Used engine better than rebuilt
     
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    JUNK YARD engine!!! i got one for 220 and am pulled it apart and had it inspected by a machine shop and engine builder. it passed all inspections. for 220 im going to start this thing off fresh!
     

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