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Old 09-04-2005, 06:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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GM 4.2L vortec swap

I was thinking about putting one of those 4.2L votec motors in my toyota, but i want a manual. Does anyone know of any applications of a manual behind these motors? Or of a place that makes a flywheel for it?
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well an H3 hummer has a 5 speed but it has the inline 5. i think the flywheel and stuff is the same for the 5 and the 6.
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If I am not mistaken the 4.2 inline six from the trailblazers uses the same bellhousing as the I-5s from the colorados. I also remember seeing somewhere that the bolt patern on the bellhousing was the same as tho one from toyota trans (I just dont remember wich one).

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... also remember seeing somewhere that the bolt patern on the bellhousing was the same as tho one from toyota trans (I just dont remember wich one).
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the 4, 5 and 6 vortec motors are all based on the same block. Or at least, so I'm told.
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Old 09-06-2005, 07:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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the 4, 5 and 6 vortec motors are all based on the same block. Or at least, so I'm told.
Yup, same bore & stroke on all 3 as a matter of fact. One issue with the 4.2 though is that the axle runs through the oil pan. I would assume you could get around that by using a 2wd tranny pan...... possibly.

Next question, is that engine too long for your Toyota?

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Bump lookin for new info for these engines and transmissions
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I can Tell you its an awsome motor and have been debating this same one myself. The only Problems i can see existing is deck hight/diff clearance. This is a very tall engine thus the hole in the pan for the axle on 4wd. the 2wds still have this same hole. the vortec 4cyl 5 cyl and this engine are all the same blocks/bolt patterns. its the same as the 4.3l and the 350 they just chopped some cyl's off. There is no support for this swap so doing it on a pollution controlled jeep would require alot of custom wiring and possibly a stand alone PCM. thats as far as i have gotten with it if i find out more ill let you know
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I'm pretty sure these guys are running one in a 7200 truck and might be able to help

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