You are going to love that 3.4. I swapped my 22r for one and it's like a whole new truck. I imagine the difference isn't quite so dramatic though starting with a 3.0.
How does hood clearance look? I had to put a scoop in the hood of my 84.
Dave - yes, future proofing is what I'm attempting to do, just trying not to gold plate everything if it doesn't have a real benefit.
Thank everyone for the help. I'll run 2 wires to a fuse block and a ground busbar in the back with at least an 8awg, with a maxi fuse at the battery.
I'm planning out a power dist block in bed of a Tacoma. My cheap side is wanting to use the existing ground wire in the trailer plug so I don't have to use as much wire. Am I better off running 2 equal size wires off the battery or can I run just a positive and then tie into the trailer...
First post, I had to wait until I could add some value.
Having swapped a 3.4 into an 84 I'll say that I don't believe it's possible to get the motor low enough to clear the hood without notching the frame to sink the motor mount into it. The pulley on the drivers side(believe it's the PS off...