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22R to 7MGTE engine swap

05-21-2004, 06:38 PM
is it possible to do an engine swap for a 7MGTE 3.0L turbo Toyota Supra engine years 87-92??

its my dads pickup i want to fix up for a suprise when i have to drive it.

05-22-2004, 12:42 PM
Possible? I am sure it is but I think you will be on your own for this, breaking new ground as it were.
FWIW there is a turbo kit available for your truck already, but if you are set on the swap best of luck and send us some pics!!


Rob Rev
05-22-2004, 05:01 PM
Heres a site with pics of a toyota truck (89 - 94) model with a 2jz power plant. So I think it can be done.

05-28-2004, 03:15 AM
I've seen a page about a 5MGE being swapped into a First Gen 4runner...
The 5MGE is out of a MK2 Supra, which was still part of the celica line at the time..and the celicas came with a RE22 (well this is what I read on that page) so I don't think its AS hard to swap in a 5mge.

I'm sure it can be done, but you'll also need to swap in the tranny as the tranny on the 7m is built to hold its power.

Good luck with it if you want to do this. Remember, with time, money, tools, and skills, you can swap anything into anything. I have a video of a dodge omni doing a 11 sec 1/4 beating a Z06 vette by a few yeah anything is possible. :)

06-02-2004, 03:48 PM
There was a guy who did a 22R to 7MGTE swap in his 85 pickup.

Nice link, but I don't have it anymore... :disappoin

Here's some that I have found:

7MGTE swap into 4-Runner (

7MGE swap into 4-Runner (

I for one would like to upgrade the 22R in my '88 pickup to a 22RTE.

Has anyone done that conversion from normal aspirated to turbo?
Any pros/cons regarding the conversion that I should be aware of?

I have a Toyota CT26 at my disposal for the project.


06-03-2004, 02:53 AM
have the 7mgte engine in my truck and it is possible, takes some work, i will post pics when i get my camera back

06-03-2004, 07:25 PM
have the 7mgte engine in my truck and it is possible, takes some work, i will post pics when i get my camera back

That would be great, Thanks!

06-24-2004, 11:25 AM
Here ya go:

07-08-2004, 03:26 PM
i myself am planning on puttin a 7mgte engine in my '75 20r pickup. im planning on buying a supra and pretty much guttin it out so i dont have to buy individual parts from all over the place. project date: when i get another 1k

11-30-2010, 09:58 PM
i'm interested in doing this swap too just waiting for the funds and looking for the engine.

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