22RE to 22R Conversion (EFI to Carb)

Many of our LC customers have been coming to us for an easy all in one kit for a 22RE to 22R conversion kit but that is a hard thing to do since there are so many different ways you can go when doing this conversion. So, we at LC …

Engine – Underdrive Pulley Kits

Because of the extreme RPM ranges on Race applications, we recommend our 4″ Single Groove Power Pulley and the 7″ Billet Water Pump Pulley with Adjustable Timing Tag. On Street applications we suggest using our Triple Groove Power Pulley at the crankshaft and the 6″ Billet Water Pump Pulley with …

Engine – Valve to Piston Clearances

Anytime a modification is made to a cylinder head such as milling or decking, increase in valve size, larger camshaft or valve train components, it is extremely important to check and establish piston-to-valve clearance. The primary reason is to make sure that the pistons and valves do not hit each …

Engine – Starter Relay Tricks

Tony from our Sales Dept. would struggle every day after work in order to get his Toyota running, no cranking or nothing. After replacing his battery, starter, and a bunch of miscellaneous parts, he kept on researching about people having the same issue with their 22RE pickup trucks. Sure enough, …

Engine – Desmogging Your 22R

This image provides the abbreviations and functions of each piece of smog equipment: The following images show the location of the various smog components. In the first image below, I have crossed off everything you will be removing with desmogging your 22R Remove the Thermo switch, vacuum switch and that …

Engine – Using a 20R Head on an 85-95 22RE Block

It is possible to run a 20R Head on an 85-95 laser block. In order to keep the cam and crank centerline consistent with an 85-95 head, you must mill the 20R head to a measurement of 3.130 (measured from the bottom of the front cam journal to the deck …