Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Putting remanufactured engine in an old Ford truck

asked by on

I'm going to buy an old Ford truck with an inline 6 of older 93-94 Toyota 4Runner. I've got a remanufactured engine from Gasburg with the engine's bolt on 2200 with a V bolt on a Toyota. Which of those vehicles would it be easier to work on and last longer?

A: They are both pretty easy to work on, but t...

They are both pretty easy to work on, but the 4Runner would generally last a lot longer. They have tighter tolerances and that’s what I would go for if I were you. I’d get a Toyota.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Is it legal and possible to buy a 50cc motorbike and upgrade or swap it to a 125cc engine?

Yes, this is possible and in fact they make many motorcycles that come from the factory with 125cc engines. I would recommend visiting your local motorcycle dealer as they often have a wide selection of motorcycles to choose from. ...

Q: Can a leaky CV axle seal ruin a CV axle?

The oil leak itself may not necessarily ruin the CV axle, however if the oil leak progresses to a point where the CV joint lacks the proper amount of oil to sufficiently lubricate it, the lack of lubrication can cause...

Q: Truck misfires when the engine warms up - 1995 Chevrolet C3500

If the heat sensitivity is a good clue, this could well be the ignition control module, which is quite heat sensitive on the big block Chevy's. Would check fuel pressure (while running) as well to make sure you're getting enough...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...