Was the 22R a good engine?

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  1. B17A

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  2. 4 rotor was/is best.
     
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    yes, Gobs of tq, big aftermarket, very reliable, came Carbed, Fi, and FI Turbo
     
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    Never knew it came fuel injected or turbo'd. Which cars, which years?
     
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    Different strokes for different folks? Besides, Mazda didn't have the 4-rotor in any car (or did they?). I know that Chevy toyed with the idea of a 4-rotor Vette back in the 70s though.
     
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    If I remember, fuel injection was offered in the 83-85 Celica, not sure when it became offered in the trucks, and it was only offered with a turbo in the small truck (not sure if it was called a tacoma yet at that point)
     
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    Time to google. :big grin:
     
  8. I was kidding. :)

    Only car the 4-rotor has ever been in is the 787b I think (Their race car thang).

    And 4 rotor vette would kick all manner of ass.
     
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    Too bad Chevy didn't see a good thing when they had it. :o
     
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    i actualy have a 22r. it owns

    working on making it a 20/22r hybrid now
     
  11. Yeah, instead of moving towards rotary, they moved towards... generic FWD shitboxes.

    Damn them. :mad:
     
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    Benefits of the hybrid?
     
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    higher compression, better flow
     
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    22R-TE had an assload of torque, but not much HP. :sad2:
     
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    I'm curious about this. I always thought it would be badass to take one of those old turbocharged trucks and make it some crazy sleeper.
     
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    Sibs FUCK THIS TEAM

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    decent motors, there are "performance" modifications for it... like headers and such...

    i remember they came on first gen 4runners, :cool:
     
  17. Pimp Cat

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    its weird that they put the 22-rte in the trucks adn not the celicas tho.

    kinda pisses me off that they put a 22r in my car
     
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    thats why im doing the hybrid motor. no one is gonna think a old celica is gonna be fast. :cool:
     
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    Is there any documentation of any sort on the process maybe with pictures and dyno #'s? :x:
     
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    http://www.toysport.com/Technical Information/22r_tech_notes.htm

    The 20R/22R motors are, for the most part, bulletproof. They develope excellent torque for a 4cyl, and respond well to mods. After adding a Weber carb and RV cam to mine, the change was night and day. I could also keep up with a full size ford truck w/ 351 cleveland down the 1/4 mile (was actually ahead 3/4 the way down the track). I think I spun a bearing in mine, so am now looking for a new one (friend took it off roading and ran it out of oil :mad: ). It's not a twin cam performance motor, it's a basic motor, with good torque, that's reliable and responds well to mods.
     
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  22. Pimp Cat

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    lol. i spun 2 bearings on mine in october. just rebuilt it a few months ago. and no pics or anything yet on the 20/22r swap. i just picked up my head last week and its at the machine shop now getting bigger valves put in her
     
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    26b>22r
     
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    More info. As in 4-rotor?
     
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    I was reading that one page linked from ToySport. It mentions running a CT26 from a Supra @ 25psi. I think that 25psi would be overkill on the CT26....
     

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