Author Topic: Gnarly4X's 22RE Rebuild  (Read 213988 times)

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Re: Gnarly4X's 22RE Rebuild
« Reply #300 on: Aug 29, 2016, 04:41:33 PM »
I had that 215 in a hand-me down 1980 Toyota with cat sized rust holes in it.  It was a pretty cool engine, I have to say.  The carb didn't like angles at all but it got 16-17 mpg highway and was not lacking for power at all.  I ran it with stock gears and 33s.


My nephew who is Mopar expert has a friend who has a good number of these 215 aluminum block engines and would build one for me for my truck.  I have always wanted to do a swap in my trucks.   

Back in my sand duning days, my good friend and ex-drag racer Steve Korney, raced a sand rail with a 215 with two bottles on it, one nitrous and one propane... guess what the propane was for??

It was EXTREMELY quick on the sand!

Gnarls.

1986 XtraCab SR5 22RE 5speed W56B, ~26,000 MI after break-in, DIM (Did It Myself) rebuilt engine - .020" over, engnbldr RV head, OS valves, 261C cam, DT Header. https://imgur.com/oACTHTR

 
 
 
 
 

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