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Old 04-19-2004, 12:56 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if 4 runners with KZN185 chassis # are technically acceptable for registering in Europe? or how to find out what needs to be modified ?
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KZN185 Surf is the japanese-spec 3rd gen 4Runner but with the 1KZ-TE engine(3.0L SOHC turbo diesel, some are intercooled). There are lots of these in the UK, Romania, Russia, and Australia.

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Roy, thanks for your reply .... but .... UK, EU, Japan etc specs are all slightly different and one spec does not meet all regulatory requirements of each market. I am trying to find out which reg's [eg emissions, brakes etc] the vehicle may be outside of for the UK otherwise the cost of modification would not make it worth keeping the vehicle [currently in Bosnia].
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Roy, thanks for your reply .... but .... UK, EU, Japan etc specs are all slightly different and one spec does not meet all regulatory requirements of each market. I am trying to find out which reg's [eg emissions, brakes etc] the vehicle may be outside of for the UK otherwise the cost of modification would not make it worth keeping the vehicle [currently in Bosnia].
Actually, the ones in the UK are second hand imports from Japan. I just don't know if they made any modifications.
You might like to check out http://www.hiluxsurf.co.uk & http://www.milnerconv.co.uk.

What year model is your truck? There are also prados in there using the same engine (1KZ-TE). Europe already has the low-sulfur diesel so I'm sure emissions won't be a problem with the KZN185 (assuming that the engine is still in good condition). Brakes shouldn't be a problem either. You might like to check into the safety belts, srs air bags. Also, it would help if you can check out the host country's requirements. I believe that those info are available in the internet.

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