22re

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  1. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Thoughts?

    If you have to ask the question, you'll never know the answer (until somebody answers your question, then you know it, unless you have one of those weird, rare injuries that prevent you from retaining short-term information).

    I might have to tear mine out soon, freshen it up and give it a new rubbers and a chain.
     
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    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Seriously?
     
  3. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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    Well done

    Thread of the year
     
  4. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Toyota timing chain.
     
  5. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    This, unfortunately. They went from double chain to single chain (with shitty, plastic guide, instead of a .05 cent piece of metal) around 1984 I think. '85 was the last year of the straight-axle in the front...great for rock crawling and all that shit.

    Great truck though.
     
  6. RobinsBedSores

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    Guy talk
     
  7. Oderus

    Oderus Going to hell VIP

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    love the 22re. remember the first time I had one when I was six at a lake in maine one summer.
     
  8. Mark Mayonnaise

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  9. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

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    I guessed you were talking about the Toyota R series engine :dontknow:
     
  10. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    I drive a 10 year old Hyundai Elantra.
     
  11. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    They're older than fuck, but still awesome as long as the body's not rusted-out. Pretty easy to work on, and a good one in which to learn about engines.
     
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    They make some all steel aftermarket kits.
     
  13. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    I drive a 20+ year old truck around town...by choice. I've only spent @ $1000 in 13 years of maintenance/repairs. :cheer:
     
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    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    I'd rep you if I could. Yeah, aftermarket steel rail for the driverside chain guide, and genuine Toyota parts for the rest.
     
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    :hat: I started my career at a machine shop and we did a fuckton of the R series engines.
     
  16. Oderus

    Oderus Going to hell VIP

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    Mopar!
     
  17. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, the straight six was a very good engine, and pretty easy for weekend mechanics. The problem was that Dodge has yet to make a fucking vehicle that doesn't rust the fuck out faster than other competitive makes.
     
  18. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Still working on your broken down shitty truck that has been sitting on blocks in your frontyard for 3 years? :jj:
     
  19. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Any Toyota pickup is more reliable than you, Diego.
     
  20. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Neighbors have been calling the cops on you again? :smile: