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Old 08-16-2001, 03:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question swapping a 4 for a v6

a friend of mine has an 89 yota truck with
a 5speed . he want to yank it and drop in a yota v6 . can this happen ? and what in general needs to be changed for this to bolt up ?
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Old 08-16-2001, 05:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I think most people on here will agree that a yota v6 is too much work. If you're going to do all that work and are stuck on a v6 go with the 4.3.......it makes more hp anyways. There's tons of info about the 4.3 swap on here.
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Old 08-16-2001, 12:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I did this swap in my '83. You will either need a v6 tranny or a v6 bellhousing will bolt up to a turbo tranny. I am really happy with my engine!!
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A 4.3 vortec is a good V6 but the 7m-ge toyota inline 6 puts out about the same HP. I think the I6 would be better than the toy V6 and comperable to the 4.3 V6
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