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Strange sound from engine. Wanted engine!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by LarrysWorld, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Dec 6, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    LarrysWorld

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    i have a 1998 tacoma PreRunner 3.4

    im looking for a new engine.


    mine curently has 395,000 miles and runs great but is starting to make a "clacking" noise and is getting louder [​IMG].
     
  2. Dec 6, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    that is a lot of driving!

    I say run it till it blows. keep an eye on craigslist for wrecked first gens and 3rd gen 4 runners.
     
  3. Dec 6, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    hayabusa3303

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    Rebuild it make it stronger.
     
  4. Dec 6, 2011 at 9:45 PM
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    may need a valve adjustment?
     
  5. Dec 6, 2011 at 10:49 PM
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    Lifters, rocker arm, water pump, timing belt. No special
    order. Check to see if the fan is loose and hitting anything
    else.
     
  6. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:29 AM
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    If anyone knows of where I can buy a cheap engine let me know I'd appreciate it!
     
  7. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    steve o 77

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    You should at least check compression and valve clearances before replacing the engine.
     
  8. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:43 AM
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    It could be any of those things I listed (very likely) and your engine could be fine..
     
  9. Dec 7, 2011 at 12:15 PM
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    Get it looked at and run it till it wont no more! Id be proud of 395k and id run it till it wouldnt go no more, and see how far that is.
     
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