while changing the thermostat of course one of the housing bolts snapped, couldnt get it out, drilled it but of course the bit slipped and wasnt square on, tried fixing it anyways. got it running for the first time in a year and had a geyser of coolant spraying out.
picked up a used lower intake in better shape, i was not very happy with Toyota engineers. who the hell runs a harness through the middle of the intake.
so i cut it between the webbing and on the new one.
perfect time to relocate the fuel filter while im here
this is also when the new 4 hole injectors came in since one of my old ones came out like this
but i got it all back together and running... but the RPM's were bouncing between 1500 and 2000 pretty rapidly, turns out i had the TPS installed on the wrong side of the tangs and there for out of adjustment.
i still have an issue with the timing mark on the crank, its supposed to be at 5* but with the engine running smooth the timing mark is about 8 o'clock.