Started tearing into my van last night:
Got my valve covers stripped and ready to get Nickel Plated:
Cleaning the new motor and putting it back together:
Came across this today:
A reply to my quick review of the new van:
After driving the new van for 2 weeks as of today, I figured I’d give a quick little write up on it.
2002 Toyota 4Runner.
Decided to start tearing into my van’s new motor last night after supper. Didn’t take me long to get down to the heads:
Got new tires mounted on the new wheels Saturday afternoon. Just some Douglas A/S tires, which strangely enough is a pretty decent tire for the money:
You pull the van onto the snowbank so it’s out of the way:
Decided to get to work on the cruiser van’s new wheels last night.
Thanks for the help and hooking me up with that motor from your dad!
The new van rolled 70k last night:
Looking at the new van in the parking lot.
Where I talked about a little red beauty complicating things?
Friday afternoon we went and picked up the new van’s new axle and dropped it at my friend’s shop:
My original login, Long_Voyager, was lost when my computer went, so I started anew, but here’s my first posts from the LV days:
Weekend started fine, went to work Saturday morning to take care of some things I wanted to get done. Then dad calls asking if I can let their dogs out that afternoon, sure no big deal.
So as most of you know, the Rally Van ate it’s motor this weekend. So in searching for a good 3.8 to replace mine, I’ve been thinking about installing a newer drivetrain so parts are more accessible. This has me thinking about a 3.6 Pentastar/6-speed combo out of a newer Grand Caravan.
Found this little beauty last week: