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Old 08-05-2012, 03:03 PM   #1
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Anyone around Phoenix done a 3.4 swap

So I'm considering swapping out the 22re for a 3.4 if the price is right. I just rebuilt my trust ol 22re about 2 years ago and it runs fine but when your other ride has 4.0 Toyota engine it feels like night and day.

So I've been reading and I know it is quite a bit of work. I want to know if anyone local is willing to help me if I need a hand, or just let me see their swap so I have something to go off and maybe even take me for a ride so I can feel & hear the difference.
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Old 10-10-2012, 02:57 PM   #2
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Yup, I swapped the tired 3.0L for a 3.4L 2 years ago. Yes, it is a night and day difference! I'd be glad to show you what I've done and some of the research necessary for your swap according to what year donor engine you get. I'm in Tempe at Ray/Rural. PM me.
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Old 10-10-2012, 03:09 PM   #3
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I have done 2 3.4 swaps now, one on a pickup and the my current vehicle is a 4runner. That also including a auto to manual swap. The truck ran great when I got rid of it and the 4runner is my daily driver now. Im in Queen Creek.
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:51 PM   #4
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:06 PM   #5
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In north phoenix if you still need help
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:56 PM   #6
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My 95 is in definite need of a 3.0 to 3.4 swap... can someone give me a price range so i can start saving up?
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:00 PM   #7
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Depends on how much a donor will cost and whether or not you do the work yourself. Anywhere from $1500 - $5000 or so
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:21 PM   #8
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And with the swap ill need the ecu and wiring harness out of the 3.4 also, right?
And what about fabrication... or does it staight bolt in to the 3.0 mounts
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:42 PM   #9
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Do a couple searches. There are quite a few write ups in the swap section here. You'll need the 3.4 engine harness, ecu, some custom wiring, custom exhaust, etc. The 3.0 engine mounts bolt right on with some minor modifications. I used the 3.0 ac compressor with the 3.4 ac clutch
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:19 PM   #10
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To be honest, it all depends on how much you get the motor for. I got mine for 800, all in all I had the swap done for about 1200. Most of the parts for the 3.0 will swap over. Also depends on if you do it yourself. I did all wiring and work, including exhaust, myself for 1200 with the motor included. Its more work if your swapping auto to manual (as I did in my second swap). Definitely worth it though. Let me know if you have any quesfions. Sorry if the grammar is bad, writing this from my phone.
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Well my 3.0 finally took its last run. Does anyone know of a donor motor out there? Or someone with a shop that can get this done in a weekend....either the swap or just a replacement?
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Old 03-02-2013, 11:53 AM   #12
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im doing a swap right now too! and for some reason, im having trouble finding a 3.4! good luck!

in my opinion id do a swap< i recently got my 3.0 torn down and it looked decent, they just have no guts

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Old 03-03-2013, 08:23 PM   #13
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I got ahold of a 3.0 from a motorsports shop in tempe called Akina motorsports. In the process of updating the engine bay with all new parts, then ill install the motor within a week or two
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Anyone know of shops in As doing the 3.4l swap
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Correction, in Az
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I have a shop in Nphx. PM for details

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My friend Weston does them at his shop in Chandler:

http://dahnautomotive.com/

he has talked me into letting him put a 1-JZ in my 4runner though
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