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05-01-2019, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Erich Stein

Ok, after too much time removing the seized and...

Ok, after too much time removing the seized and rusted fasteners from the assembly, I was able to dismantle the actual prop valve and reveal the magic behind this device. We were all 100% surprised....
04-30-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By Erich Stein

Ok, I got some work done tonight. I can say, so...

Ok, I got some work done tonight. I can say, so far - the first reason why the prop valve part numbers probably do not match up is because this bracket is kind of forced to be on there. I do not...
04-21-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Erich Stein

Thanks for the information. Nice work. Your...

Thanks for the information. Nice work. Your engine is nice and tidy. I still have the metal pipework left, and I think I have to remove the upper-intake in order to get that out. Probably do not...
04-20-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Erich Stein

Thanks for the information. I managed to figure...

Thanks for the information. I managed to figure out the EGR part of the system, seems like there is 1 tube into the air-box, and 2 vacuum lines out of the throttle body - with about 6 more vacuum...
04-01-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Erich Stein

Thank you for the information, it looks like I...

Thank you for the information, it looks like I have some studying to do! I'll try and fix this cable soon sort this out. Internet want to charge me $80 for new cable last time I looked it up.
04-01-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Erich Stein

"Accelerator" cable to transmission. If broke what happens?

1995 4runner 3vze 3.0 v6

SOMEBODY (not me) zip tied this cable go from my throttle body to the transmission, in such a way it partially melted against the exhaust. How long this was like this, I...
03-29-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Erich Stein

I found this video. $20 trip to horrible freight...

I found this video. $20 trip to horrible freight to get an air hammer won't kill me as much as my frustration level does with these jammed, sized and rusted washers designed by the devil.

YouTube...
03-29-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Erich Stein

I found the two threaded holes on the flange and...

I found the two threaded holes on the flange and stuck 2 bolts in. I gradually tightened them down, alternating each one. Some solid filth started pushing out the flange near where the bolt I was...
03-28-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Erich Stein

Oh whoa wait a minute. I am just opening this to...

Oh whoa wait a minute. I am just opening this to take a peek inside see how many parts I need to buy. If I am going to break seals, gaskets or something else - I probably need to order up before I...
03-28-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Erich Stein

I went out there painted every so often with...

I went out there painted every so often with military penetrating fluid from WWII. Gave a round of taps with a light hammer. Nothing obvious happened. Tried smacking with dead blow sand-hammer...
03-28-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Erich Stein

Front wheel hub / flange: washers stuck in all 6 studs. How to without breaking ?

95 4runner 4x4. I want to inspect inside of the wheel hub, I believe the bearing is bad - or could use to be re-torqued - I do not know what's in there. Got the wheel off, then this dust-cap in the...
03-27-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

I can fix this sensor with time consuming precise...

I can fix this sensor with time consuming precise sanitizing. This is possible for me to re-create the circuitry from a potentiometer. It would be nice to have one sitting here to compare readings...
03-27-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

Well, I found my PROBLEM! After I reassemble...

Well, I found my PROBLEM! After I reassemble entire throttle body that was detail cleaned and re-calibrated and replacing every air hose and sealing every leak - problem still exist. I look in...
03-27-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

Oh, while we're here - does anyone know what part...

Oh, while we're here - does anyone know what part of this controls the high idle at start up ? Truck just started NOT high idling at start. Is that also a main function of the TPS sensor, or would...
03-26-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

As long as this is on the bench, I can work on...

As long as this is on the bench, I can work on it. Do this with it on the engine too much work for me. Once I buckle this down and hopefully get engine run again, I do not expect to play fun games...
03-26-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

I am not afraid of wiring or computers.

I am not afraid of wiring or computers.
03-26-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

My engine does not run right, I am trying to...

My engine does not run right, I am trying to calibrate the throttle body, and I must have it on and off at least 12 times in 3 days. If it was there for no technical reason, I would not need all...
03-26-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

Wow, I can't find that fancy diagram anywhere. I...

Wow, I can't find that fancy diagram anywhere. I have some online FSM I printed about the throttle body, but it has no pictures like that. Considering I had head-gasket replace, the wax could be...
03-26-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

I thought it was just a pipe to tether across...

I thought it was just a pipe to tether across there so a rubber hose was not draped across the engine. My throttle body off the truck so I can play with the TPS sensor and calibrate this wonderful...
03-26-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Erich Stein

3vze - WHY does the coolant go through the throttle body please ?

Is there anything inside the throttle body that needs coolant flowing through it? Can I just run a line straight past that instead ?
03-26-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,045
Posted By Erich Stein

Hi. I found this thread when searching for help...

Hi. I found this thread when searching for help with 3vze throttle body. My TPS sensor was facing toward the PASSENGER side of my truck. This was practically impossible for me to get in there and...
03-24-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Erich Stein

I am not buying a new $1,000.00 alternator. I...

I am not buying a new $1,000.00 alternator. I used the hum-v alternator as an example, to show that a sealed alternator exists. There are other alternators that are sealed, which can fit into a...
03-23-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Erich Stein

They do not brake often. It is set & forget. ...

They do not brake often. It is set & forget. Check out the ones they put on the old hum-v's. 100 amp, 28 volts all sealed.
03-22-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Erich Stein

There is a heat sensor on the EGR. Since my EGR...

There is a heat sensor on the EGR. Since my EGR does not exist, a 10k resistor was installed to the socket where that normally would go. Without the resistor a "check engine" light comes on. The...
03-21-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Erich Stein

The engine has started and ran just fine for 2+...

The engine has started and ran just fine for 2+ years the way it is now. 1/2 a horse won't make or break the engine. The vacuum leaks will actually break the engine.

i would be buying catalytic...
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