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    It is also a good ideal to up-grade the rubber...

    It is also a good ideal to up-grade the rubber hose connections to the higher pressure rated hoses use for EFI system. My standard rated low pressure fuel hose started leaking after 3 or 4 yrs. davew
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    You need a dial indicator with a magnetic base....

    You need a dial indicator with a magnetic base. Set it on the back of the crank or the flywheel. Install and lightly tighten a couple bellhousing bolts. Adjust the dial to touch the center bore...
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    If you just have a few holes that are only 1 or...

    If you just have a few holes that are only 1 or 2mm off location, I would open up the sides of those holes. You then need to place a dial indicator on the flywheel, and verify that you are centered....
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    I have rebuilt three 4AGE motors and the lowest...

    I have rebuilt three 4AGE motors and the lowest piston was .004" below the deck, highest .001" below.
    A standard head volume is 36.cc un-cut head is 116mm
    chamber volumes will depend on the gasket...
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    optimize for 91 octane

    If you are looking to optimize the 4AGE you should shot for quench in the range of .030" to .032". [ .032" to .034" if looking for the safe side] Assuming the pistons are only a few thou below the...
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    The easiest way to check the pulley is to bring...

    The easiest way to check the pulley is to bring number 1 clylinder up to TDC, by placing a rod down the plug hole and crank the engine by hand until the piston is at the highest point. Then check to...
  7. Thread: Sr5 driveshaft

    by davew
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    The drive shaft need to have clearance to the...

    The drive shaft need to have clearance to the back of the trans seal area. You should have about 5/8 to and inch of drive shaft exposed. This allows for axle movement i.e. shaft plunge. Dave W
  8. Thread: oil pump seal

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    4AGE front Oil Seal The solution to the...

    4AGE front Oil Seal
    The solution to the installation of the seal into the housing is to grind the rubber coating on the outside of the oil seal casing. Grind about and 1/8” back to the metal case....
  9. Thread: oil pump seal

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    I tried for 1/2 an hour to get the oil seal on...

    I tried for 1/2 an hour to get the oil seal on straight. I could not get the oil seal started right to save my life.
    The final solution ****[ grind the rubber off the OD down to the casing for 1/8"...
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    Doug I just cut out [sectioned] about and 1 1/4"...

    Doug
    I just cut out [sectioned] about and 1 1/4" of the top adjustment bracket to allow the hose fit over the outer top of the alternator. I'm using the stock 840mm long belt. I would use some...
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    See my replay on the 4AG club. I assume the...

    See my replay on the 4AG club.
    I assume the clearance issue is to the engine bay diagonal tube. If you are trying to run the rad hose in the stock position around the alternator, look at changing...
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    My first guess is the TPS or the wiring for the...

    My first guess is the TPS or the wiring for the TPS. If you have a VOM check the voltage at the various TB settings. I would also check each wire run to the ECU. If you are using the stock engine bay...
  13. Thread: Hello from Ohio

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    Sounds like it's going to be a sweet ride. How...

    Sounds like it's going to be a sweet ride. How about some more pics! Dave W
  14. That sounds like an internal seizure. Try to...

    That sounds like an internal seizure. Try to turn the engine over by hand using the crank damper bolt, or check the oil for metal flakes. Dave W
  15. Clutch

    Check that you have a return spring on the clutch pedal hooked up, and that when
    the pedal is release that there is 1mm of free play between the push rod and piston going into the clutch master...
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    Every time I have to drain coolant from the 4AGE,...

    Every time I have to drain coolant from the 4AGE, it takes 4 or 5 times, running the car before I no longer have to add coolant to the over flow tank. It's a real PITA to get all the air out of the...
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    Match porting

    I would only consider match porting the intake side if the head is dis-assembled, so it can be cleaned really good of any aluminum filings. For the exhaust side you could open up the exhaust manifold...
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    You are also going to need a RWD exhaust manifold...

    You are also going to need a RWD exhaust manifold or header plus a EFI fuel pump and return line. Hopefully you where able to get the engine harness, that's half the battle. Dave W
  19. Fuel system

    I would also replace the fuel filter, and blow out both the supply the return lines with compressed air. Then run one or two cans of injector cleaner through the system. If you still have any issues,...
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    My guess is that Toyota is only trying to...

    My guess is that Toyota is only trying to compensate for running smaller size wire gauge in the harness, to the junction point in ?
    There isn't any diodes shown after the alt. Dave W
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    The 1mm ".040" freeplay is at the cylinder,...

    The 1mm ".040" freeplay is at the cylinder, before the push rod contacts the piston. You are going to half 1/2"+ at the pedal. Dave W
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    If you are certain that it is over center then...

    If you are certain that it is over center then either you are way out of adjustment [ 1mm free play at the push rod going into the cylinder] or you need a longer rod. I just made a longer push rod...
  23. Pull a spark plug and see if there is any fuel on...

    Pull a spark plug and see if there is any fuel on the plug. Could be water in the fuel line or pump that is freezing, preventing you from starting. Dave W
  24. Thread: Oil cooler hoses

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    Another place to get them, would be a Farm and...

    Another place to get them, would be a Farm and tractor supply. Better hoses an lower price. Dave W
  25. Thread: Wtb rwd ae86 tps

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    Wtb rwd ae86 tps

    Need an 1985-87 RWD TPS for a 4AGE engine. Shipped or mailed to Michigan
    Thanks for all the replies, Got a MR-2 big-port TPS. Thanx Dave
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