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Old 02-22-2013, 11:13 PM   #1
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Engine advice. Swap or rebuild? Thats the question.

So I have a very tired 84 4runner with 240 thousand miles and I need to get her rebuilt or swap in a new engine. I have a little bit of money to spend and I want to get the most bang for my buck. I was looking at some of the performance engines from lc engineering. Anybody have a good idea of what I should do?
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Maybe you should define a little bit of money in real numbers.

It seems to Congress a little bit of money is a a 1 and 9 zeros these days.

If your looking for performance go with a 3.4

It all comes down to your budget the work you can do yourself and what you really want out of the engine.
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3rz or the 5vz, depends on what you want or need a 4 banger or a six cyl.
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I've got about 5 grand saved so far. I really like the 22r and want to keep a 4 banger in her. I don't know if I should have an engine built up or just get a new one from somewhere.
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yeah 3rz all day imo. fuel injection, more power STOCK than youll ever get out of a 22re.
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