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Old 05-28-2003, 02:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So wait, did I screw up?

I have a 1985 22r 2wd model. Is there anything that I can do to it for offroading purposes? Or did I screw myself by buying a 2wd and not a 4x4?
I've just been reading through the forums and everyone here seems to have a 4x4 , although I know this is a 4x4 forum
I was just wondering.....
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Old 05-28-2003, 02:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yeah you could put a 4wd tranny in and replace the front suspension with sfa. id sell it and buy a 4x4.
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Or, I could just live with my screwup, use the 2wd as a dd and then get a 4x4 as a toy car....... *taps fingers together* this could get very interesting...

Or I screwed up getting a piston engine.. I just dont understand them.....garrr!!!!!!! *goes and hugs a rotary* ahhh I feel better..
I think I'm going to go to the junkyard and buy a engine out of a toy and rebuild it.. that way I'll know how a piston works.. cuz right now im so confused.....
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that way I'll know how a piston works.. cuz right now im so confused.....
there are much easier ways to learn how a piston works
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I think I'm going to go to the junkyard and buy a engine out of a toy and rebuild it.. that way I'll know how a piston works.. cuz right now im so confused.....
Pssssst. Everything you want to know about piston engines can be found Here
As well as some good $hit about rotarys
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Or you could sell it and get a real truck. Diesel is good.


I don't really know much about toyotas, but I'm in the same situation with my rig, and the conclusion I came to is that it would be alot easier and cheaper to sell it and buy a 4x4 truck.
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Pssssst. Everything you want to know about piston engines can be found Here
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AHHHH thank you. That helps.. but I still want to tear down an engine. ...
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come awn that was at least B- work I was doing sully WTF
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AHHHH thank you. That helps.. but I still want to tear down an engine. ...
Go for it. Tear the one in your truck down. Then, put it back together. This is of course, the harder part, but the part where you learn alot more. Might take a few tries, but you'll know that motor inside and out by the time you're done. Then, you sell it to some poor unsuspecting sucker you can deal with your screw ups.
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If you check the free stuff section on the board I have seen a few free to a good home. Not sure if they are close to you though.

Why are people giving such crap info to her. She says she is going to buy one to learn with and you tell her to tear apart her DD then sell it when she screws up.

At least it got your post count up heh?!

If you are interested in wheeling at all continue to fix the one you got til it runs like a top and maybe you can find someone to trade you straight across that bought a 4x4 and realized they dont need it. You have the perfect year just not the right drive train. When you go looking again EFI will give you better performance if you can find one.
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