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by sirdeuce
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: What's your other car?
Replies: 16
Views: 616

Re: What's your other car?

I might consider trading the AW11 and speed3 for an S-FR, if they ever get it out, and released in the US
by sirdeuce
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: What's your other car?
Replies: 16
Views: 616

Re: What's your other car?

Maybe I shouldn't have said addicted, Next they'll put cars on the class 1 narcotic list!
by sirdeuce
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: What's your other car?
Replies: 16
Views: 616

Re: What's your other car?

My 'other' cars? Daily is a '97 BMW E36 and '90 Yota PU. Thems the other cars to save the '87 AW11 and '07 Mazdaspeed3. Gone down from having 2 '86 AE86s, 7 AW11s, 2 AE82s, '71 '73 '77 '83 Celicas, '71 '72 '77 '81' '02 Yota 2X4 PUs, '83 Yota 4X4 PU, '64 Beetle, '96 'TJ' Wrangler, '98 Cherokee, '89 B...
by sirdeuce
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

I came across the engines at an importer(now defunct)
'All Engine Distributing' in Fresno CA. They had so many cool JDM engines! I'd go in just to see what he had, and occasionally I'd take one or two home.

I got 12k for all the engines and parts I had. That was back in '06.
by sirdeuce
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: Pulleys and valve cover for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Re: Pulleys and valve cover for sale

Email sent
by sirdeuce
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: Pulleys and valve cover for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Re: Pulleys and valve cover for sale

yes, I still have the valve covers and tray.
by sirdeuce
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

I actually thought you were going to bring up the 'T" engines with that lit'lphant thing.
by sirdeuce
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: TECH: Inline 6's and V8's (JZ, G, UZ etc...) and Big Sedans
Topic: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: Lit'lphant - Toyota's Hemi V8

Oh man! Been a long time since I saw one of those. I had a small collection of Toyota engines that I thought were cool a while back. I had one of those engines sitting in line with a bunch of other rare engines. Here are a few of the other engines I scooped up an 18RB(see if you can find that one), ...
by sirdeuce
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: 40mm rods, crank and flywheel
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: 40mm rods, crank and flywheel

having issues downloading pics to this site, I can send them to your phone if you like.
by sirdeuce
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: 40mm rods, crank and flywheel
Replies: 2
Views: 217

40mm rods, crank and flywheel

I have a 40mm crank and rods with a light flywheel (I believe it is 9lbs) with a new pressure plate. I have a set of ARP rod bolts that go with the rods. I also have an oil pan that was baffled and had the volume increased. I have a JDM block posted elsewhere here as well so this would be a duplicat...
by sirdeuce
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla FWD / MR2
Topic: AE110 steering rack
Replies: 3
Views: 696

Re: AE110 steering rack

Is there a way to adjust your pinion preload?? What is the condition of your tie rods? Tie rod ends> Ball joints and bushings? Rack can actually be fine if with other issues in the suspension. My 2c.
by sirdeuce
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla FWD / MR2
Topic: Alternator Preference
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Alternator Preference

I'm with UNLIMITED 86 on this one. There are quite a few shops that can do this for you. You can have your alternator built to your specs as well! Have a high current rating for a lot of audio equipment or lower output for less load on the engine for track. I had the alternator in my '83 Celica woun...
by sirdeuce
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: HKS 5AGE stroker crank (40mm rod journal) w/ Molnar 40/20 rods
Replies: 7
Views: 551

Re: HKS 5AGE stroker crank (40mm rod journal) w/ Molnar 40/20 rods

You couldn't take my offer. Work is real slow, offer would be real low.
by sirdeuce
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: JDM 'small port' block
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: JDM 'small port' block

Email sent
by sirdeuce
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AGZE Injectors Not Firing
Replies: 49
Views: 1502

Re: 4AGZE Injectors Not Firing

Check your grounds!
by sirdeuce
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: Pulleys and valve cover for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Re: Pulleys and valve cover for sale

Note on the single row pulley, it's for transverse, MR2 or FWD, engines.
by sirdeuce
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: JDM 'small port' block
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: JDM 'small port' block

I've either sold or used what I had.
by sirdeuce
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: JDM 'small port' block
Replies: 5
Views: 416

JDM 'small port' block

It's been sold
by sirdeuce
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4AGZE N/A conversion/differences between 4AGE and 4AGZE
Replies: 8
Views: 940

Re: 4AGZE N/A conversion/differences between 4AGE and 4AGZE

Trade the GZE for a GE and start from there. In the area you are looking to build to "cheap" means early engine failure. You wouldn't have to remove as much from the head and using a thin MLS gasket would reduce the necessary machine work further. With cams in the "288-304" range...
by sirdeuce
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: 4A-GE Engine Parts
Topic: Pulleys and valve cover for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Pulleys and valve cover for sale

I have a few parts that are slowly coming out of the boxes after our move. If you need pics message your # so I can send a pic to your phone. 4AGE harmonic balancer with the smaller pulley removed, so it's a single row pulley. $75 plus shipping 170mm GZE pulley. $150 plus shipping Bare GZE valve cov...
by sirdeuce
Sun May 27, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: draw thru 4age update and question!
Replies: 5
Views: 818

Re: draw thru 4age update and question!

Not that I've experienced. Intake systems for a draw through system are small, no intercooler and piping to increase the volume of the intake. Reason for such a design is to reduce the possibility of driving around with a bomb under your bonnet. An inline engine may have a bit more piping, a VW woul...
by sirdeuce
Sat May 26, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: draw thru 4age update and question!
Replies: 5
Views: 818

Re: draw thru 4age update and question!

For idle screw setting, 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 turns out. If you can't get response from a full turn in either direction then your jetting needs attention. And we go back to cam timing here too. Carbs need a good vacuum to operate properly in the idle and bypass circuits(fuel draw, atomization, etc..). Cam t...
by sirdeuce
Sat May 26, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: draw thru 4age update and question!
Replies: 5
Views: 818

Re: draw thru 4age update and question!

Cam timing?? Does adjusting the idle screw make ANY difference? Dirt in idle circuit or jetting could be off. If the cam timing is off idle will be really difficult to maintain and can cause the that kind of surge in RPM. Been a long time. No bypass would be needed with a draw through as the throttl...
by sirdeuce
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: draw through turbo 4age!
Replies: 14
Views: 2076

Re: draw through turbo 4age!

If you want to build the carb for extreme use look into "dry sump" mods. I've done this on some VW engines and my carby crawler. Great mod for extreme angles and off road bouncing around. It eliminates the float and needle valve and involves a return pump, fuel cell foam and baffling. Best...
by sirdeuce
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Automobiles for Sale
Topic: 1981 Toyota pickup anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 2384

Re: 1981 Toyota pickup anyone?

MisterJerk wrote:ooohh.. Want. Unfortunately, I have recently bent some valves and yepppp. lol

you know, ae86 life

So you need something to haul the parts to and from the shop?!
by sirdeuce
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Automobiles for Sale
Topic: 1981 Toyota pickup anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 2384

Re: 1981 Toyota pickup anyone?

22R carby. I've seen these go a million miles. My '81 Celica had 600k+ before the cancer took it. Yeah, the 'R' family engines are damn near bulletproof. The engine and trans in this truck came from an '83 Celica.
by sirdeuce
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Automobiles for Sale
Topic: 1981 Toyota pickup anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 2384

1981 Toyota pickup anyone?

I just picked up a 4Runner and no longer need my little '81 pickup. Runs good, just passed smog (CA vehicle), tagged (good through January, 2018), clean title. Couple of boxes of parts as well, some new, urethane bushings and ball joints, discs and pads. Some used, spare carb, power steering parts. ...
by sirdeuce
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 4age PCV how does it work
Replies: 12
Views: 1873

Re: 4age PCV how does it work

I wouldn't plug the pipe, you want the crankcase to vent the blow-by. Putting a filter on the nipple would drip the condensed oil onto the manifold and make a mess. Best bet would be a catch can, or even a 'road draft tube' to direct the oil vapors away from the engine. You would want a filter on an...
by sirdeuce
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: head work or bottom end?
Replies: 15
Views: 2499

Re: head work or bottom end?

With the 272 cams I'd kick the limit to 8500. IF you were to go the other way, block, I'd say put the funds into a 7A block and build a 7AGE. Not as rev happy but the torque increase is worth it. If you were to go this direction a light flywheel and rods will help with the "sluggishness" m...
by sirdeuce
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: FAT racing manifold worth it?
Replies: 3
Views: 910

Re: FAT racing manifold worth it?

This is from my Vdub days, but running a single carb compared to dual. single was a bit peaky and tended to favor the top end(weird since the runners were quite long) while the bottom was choppy off throttle. Part of the issues were due to manifold design and carb used, steel tube mani with Weber 44...

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