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what is the best motor to swap into my 86runner? i do lots of wheeling, a little bite of every type of terrian. 305 chev v8, 5.ol mustang v8, 4.3 chev v6, new v6 toy? i have herd lots of talk about motors and i will be replacing mine soon. i do NOT what to keep the 4 cyl!! what do you guys think?
 

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One word: diesel!

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I am the black cloud of somke that flies by at 3500rpm!
(Please note diesel smoke is dangerous so lay off the throttle!)
 

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Go with a Chevy be it an 350,305,4.3.There is a couple of motors in the Capital News paper.

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I think you'd probably find the most info on the 4.3 but the supra swap is a nice option since it bolts up from what I read.

Mike

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Ya the Supra motor has gobs of torque too, because it's a large inline six. Gobs of low end torque is just what you need.

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How about the 350 I told you about? It will put out way more low end torque than any supra engine and goes in really easy. Won't cost you anything!! Swap for tires?? Wade

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i figured there were a few diffrent opions. yes wade i'm thinking about it, you have mail. deisel in a runner, what kind of torque do those put out? i think i would go for deisel if it was a cummins or a power smoke. not in my runner, sorry man
 

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mudrunner, I've been trying to send you mail about the motor but my server seems to be down at the moment (or should I say the last two days) If you would like, phone me
1-888-290-3388 (days)
(250)833-1131 (eves)
Talk to you soon, Wade

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