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Old 11-19-2006, 08:33 PM   #1
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95 4runner transmission removal questions/help?

ive looked all over the site and i cant find anything that will help,
i need to replace the clutch inmy 4runner, i called the shop i uasally go to and ive been going for years and been great to me, but i called them and said the clutch replacement would be a big job 8-9hrs by the and cost me almost a1000$, i asked why, he said they need to pull a ลลลล load of componets and the tortion bars, is this true?, i can understand the transfer case but the tortions? so i think im going to atempt this on my own with a couple of buddys, ive done clutchs before but ive never done a clutch in a 4x4 before.
can anyone help me? tips, tricks, tech articles? anything would be great
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its a 95 SR5 v6
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Old 11-19-2006, 09:16 PM   #2
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ive looked all over the site and i cant find anything that will help,
i need to replace the clutch inmy 4runner, i called the shop i uasally go to and ive been going for years and been great to me, but i called them and said the clutch replacement would be a big job 8-9hrs by the and cost me almost a1000$, i asked why, he said they need to pull a ลลลล load of componets and the tortion bars, is this true?, i can understand the transfer case but the tortions? so i think im going to atempt this on my own with a couple of buddys, ive done clutchs before but ive never done a clutch in a 4x4 before.
can anyone help me? tips, tricks, tech articles? anything would be great
thanx
Check out the link below it is for a 93 model but as far as I am aware up to 95 was more or less the same.
http://personal.utulsa.edu/~nathan-b...nualtrans.html

While you have the transmisson out you will want to have your flywheel resurfaced and replace the rear main seal.

If you have a 22re motor I feel that you might not have to disconnect the exhaust system but on the v6 motor it will be in the way. I do not know why they show removal of the front differntial but that might be a V6 issue??

When I rebuilt my 22re the differntial was not in the way to remove the motor so I do not see how it could be in the way to remove the transmission?

Buy a haynes shop manual if you do not already have one!

http://personal.utulsa.edu/~nathan-b...fsm/index.html
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Old 11-19-2006, 10:48 PM   #3
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Book time for clutch replacement including replacing rear main and pilot bearing is 6hrs. The front diff and torsion bars don't need to be touched.
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Its a pretty simple task, I think the last one I did, 93 22RE, was 4 hours out and in... I was putting a different flywheel in so didnt have to wait.

No torsion bar removal... dont have a v6 cant tell you about exhaust... leave the crossmember attached to the xcase... undo all the bolts you can reach, then the crossmember... with a floor jack lower the crossmember about 4", then come from the shifter hole for the top two bolts... will take a bit of extension, and a wobble 17mm is nice.. but i always get it done with a 17mm std socket...
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no worries

I did a complete auto to manual swap in my '95 3.0 4runner and did not have to remove torsions, differential, or exhaust. I only removed the sway bar to give me a bit more room. Flywheels can be had for cheap and resurfacing is only about ~$30 so save some time and pain by buying a used one and having it resurfaced ahead of time. It is not a terribly complicated job to do yourself. Get a good torque wrench, jack, a friend to help with lifting, and start on a Friday night. Good luck. It's a rewarding job.
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Sorry for the off-topic question.

I am going to replace my 98 4Runner AT (4cyl) with an 86 MT (W56).
Can I use my stock 98 flywheel or I need to get a new one?
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Sorry for the off-topic question.

I am going to replace my 98 4Runner AT (4cyl) with an 86 MT (W56).
Can I use my stock 98 flywheel or I need to get a new one?
Your stock '98 4Runner with the auto tranny does NOT HAVE a flywheel.

You're going to need a lot more than a new flywheel




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Maybe try an overpriced dealer??? Heck, for 7 hours, we do a clutch, pressure plate, pilot bearing, throw out bearing, machined flywheel and toss in a rear crank seal! Oh, and a 12 month unlimited mileage warranty. Might check out the green shifter bushing while its out. These are always worn out and make for a tought 1st or 3rd gear shift. The torsion bars arent even in the way! Maybe he is thinking sway bar, but you only need to undo the lower supports.
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The torsion bars arent even in the way! Maybe he is thinking sway bar, but you only need to undo the lower supports.
Thats a distinct possiblity, since my father-in-law works for Terex Utilities and they call the massicve swaybars on their bucket trucks torsion bars....

But if you mechanic doesnt know the difference on a regular truck I wouldnt let him turn a wrench on my rig..
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re: auto to manual

The auto uses a flex plate whereas the manual uses a flywheel. There is a monumental difference in design and purpose. I would suggest sourcing everything inbetween the engine and the differentials if you wish to undertake the swap. Wiring will be fun as well. PM me if you need tips.


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8 hours seems like a long time for an experienced shop to do a clutch replacement.
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