Buying an 87 toyota pickup with a 22r 4 cyl what would it take to turbo ready this enegen foe 15 lbs boost ?


Asked by Pollock_91 May 30, 2013 at 10:16 AM about the 1987 Toyota Pickup 2 Dr One Ton Standard Cab LB

Question type: Car Customization

Just bought an 1987 One ton toyota 5speed man trans 4 cyl 22R need to know how to go about turboing this truck looking to safely run 15lbs all day one 93 octain. thanks for any help i can get. o and truck is curently not turbo.

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There are lots of forums online for how to turbo this engine. The basics are, pistons, connecting rods, bearings, machine work, head work, turbo head gasket, new oil pump, oil pan welding, turbo, turbo plumbing, yada yada. Or you can get a Cummins 4BT and have fun with THAT little monster, 4 cyl making more torque than a small-block V8. May have to lower your rear-end gear ratio (mid 3's?), since they rev pretty low.

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