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Old January 1st, 2012, 10:31 PM   #1
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85 toyota pickup mods?????

i jest got an 85 toyota pick up with a 7 inch lift with 39.5 super swamer boggers powerd by the 22RE i put a headed on it an i was wondering if there was any big power adders i could do to the motor
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 01:45 PM   #2
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you can throw a turbo at it and a larger cam. thats about it without spending alot of money for 200 ponies.
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 01:48 PM   #3
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did you put any gears in it? a cam will help alot, headers. thats about it without spending a bunch of money


You have any pics of the truck you can post?
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 08:01 PM   #4
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it seams to be geared right an i got a headman header on it right now i also moved the raidator to the bed of the truck with dule electric fans
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 09:48 PM   #5
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do you know what gears you have?
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Old January 2nd, 2012, 10:02 PM   #6
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do you have seat covers?
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Old January 3rd, 2012, 02:38 AM   #7
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i cant remember off the top of my head what the gears are in it. no i dont have any seat covers. in low range thow with the bogger i can get into 3rd gear an throw sum mud like no other is there sum aftermaket EFI for the 22re?????
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Old January 3rd, 2012, 02:49 AM   #8
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http://www.lceperformance.com/EFI-Po...-p/1020009.htm

http://www.lceperformance.com/22RET-...-p/1060008.htm

http://www.lceperformance.com/22RE-8...-p/1060002.htm
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Old January 3rd, 2012, 11:28 AM   #9
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Why would you want an aftermarket EFI for a 22RE? I doubt that it would gain much HP over the stock EFI. I hate to say it but small block chebby would probably be your best bang for the buck. Although the biggest bang might be from your axles.
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Old January 3rd, 2012, 05:44 PM   #10
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thank you snow-turtle!!!!!!! yea there is enuff room to put a sb in it iv seen them with383 stroker in them but i wanna keep this truck light as possable. but you do make a good point you put a small block in a 4000 lbs truck an nothing is gonna stop you
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Old January 4th, 2012, 04:34 PM   #11
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Your truck is well under 4k lbs.

Bogdog hit the problem perfect. Your stock axles will nor tolerate 40" boggers long, eslecially with anything more than a stock 22re. And while there are ways to add power to a 22re, most of them are pricey and not really worth it imo. Your best bet is a bigger motor if you have to have more power.
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Old January 4th, 2012, 04:53 PM   #12
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Some thing to think about...a 22re dry weight is 315 lbs, mean while an all aluminum gm v-8 (ls1, l33 5.3, ect) is 480 lbs, that is a 165 lbs for 3x the power.

*these numbers are the result of a quick search, I cant verify accuracy*
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Old January 8th, 2012, 04:05 PM   #13
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yea but ya gotta acount for the new axles drivlines tranny the orignal axles will never withstand the abuse of a 350
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Old January 8th, 2012, 04:31 PM   #14
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Why would you want an aftermarket EFI for a 22RE? I doubt that it would gain much HP over the stock EFI. I hate to say it but small block chebby would probably be your best bang for the buck. Although the biggest bang might be from your axles.

I also agree, I swapped to 305 when i built mine.
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Old January 8th, 2012, 04:32 PM   #15
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yea but ya gotta acount for the new axles drivlines tranny the orignal axles will never withstand the abuse of a 350
those axle's will hold up fine if there are built with the right parts
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what all ya have to do when you put it to a 305
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Old January 9th, 2012, 12:02 AM   #17
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everything you need is here


http://www.trail-gear.com/axles-and-service-parts
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Old January 9th, 2012, 08:22 AM   #18
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Some thing to think about...a 22re dry weight is 315 lbs, mean while an all aluminum gm v-8 (ls1, l33 5.3, ect) is 480 lbs, that is a 165 lbs for 3x the power.

*these numbers are the result of a quick search, I cant verify accuracy*
Actually, 425-430 lbs for an aluminum block LSx motor, fully dressed. Same weight as a 4.3 V6. I've personally hung one from a scale and weighed them.
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Old January 9th, 2012, 11:19 AM   #19
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yea but ya gotta acount for the new axles drivlines tranny the orignal axles will never withstand the abuse of a 350
I'd be suprised if they hold up to the 39" tires for very long.
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Old January 9th, 2012, 12:46 PM   #20
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http://www.summitracing.com/search/B.../?autoview=SKU

i would go with the 4.3l vortec motor. if you don't want a bulky v8 that could cause axle damage you'll get a increase in power but not over power your rig.
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