Realistically, a 1/3UZ is actually lighter than a 1KZT/TE. MPG wise you'll definitely save, but it's about 25% difference as compared to the V8s. Plus the 1KZs need boost to make torque, the UZs have about 70-75% of their peak torque off idle.I want tdi for its mpg torque and light weight.
That's an odd transmission for '94, was it originally for the Puerto Rican market? It'll handle the power fine, that transmission is hydraulically controlled so all it wants is TV pressure (kickdown). Cruise on yours might be another oddball but if i had to guess it is vacuum operated and it basically holds and pulls the cable like most of the Gen 2 Monteros do, It has it's own vacuum pump so no worries on the diesel end. So hook everything up and it should just work.Hopefully my act of bringing up the dead won’t upset anyone too much.
I need your input and frank says you can’t do submit to the constant questions on Facebook so here I am.
I have made all the required items before for a manual transmission Toyota TDI swap.
Everything was made by me, adapter, motor mounts… coolant adaptation.
I just need input on my transmission.
I have a 1994 v4aw2.
we get 33mpg out outa Toyota with a manual transmission, 33” tires and 4.10 gears I think.
Do you think the aw2 will handle 150 diesel horsepower as this is easy to produce (I can tune electronic or build my own m-TDI VE pump (I’ve done both)
My engine will be a 2.0 ALH using a BHW block and ALH head: I will have it built to run either electronic or mechanical.
Is that transmission going to need anything other than the “kickdown” cable? Will TCC function on its own?
do you happen to know what controls the cruise control on these and what input they need as that would be awesome! (I can produce a tach signal and convert with Arduino to a different output if needed)
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You'd want to take it apart and machine or grind the detent for neutral, the automatic T-cases don't have as a position. You'd be better off just having a disconnect installed on the rear shaft, they're super common these days and you're local motorhome dealer can point you in the right direction. It's cheaper than the NP swap.Oh oh oh,
One more question.
I really don’t want to mess with changing transfer cases if I don’t need to.
the np242 and similar can be flat towed in neutral, do you think it will hurt the montero transfer case to flat tow it in neutral ?