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Old 10-31-2012, 05:34 AM   #1
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Hey Supra Forums!

So I have a 1986.5 Supra N/A and the engine (7mge) has to go ... So I am now looking for jdm engine sites and checking out the engines. I think TorontoJDM would be the best for me, has anybody heard about them before and if they sell decent engines? And also my main question is when I do the swap will I have to change anything besides the engine ? Anything would be great full to me and my mechanic!

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Old 10-31-2012, 08:29 AM   #2
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You should see if those sites/providers are BBB accredited. And the only online JDM provider I know and bought from was http://www.jdmenginezone.com/
Good prices and communication, from my experience. Hope this helps!
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:54 PM   #3
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No engine of this age is worth snot for dropping right in. They all need rebuilt whether they've been sitting on a pier for 5 years rusting (JDM) or have high mileage but have been in service until recently (locally sourced). I wouldn't bother with JDM if you're just going off the 'wisdom' of the masses unless you can't find one locally to work with.

We have a few Canadian members I would try to track a couple of them down to see who they recommend in your area. Our moderator CanadianBak'inSupra is frequently found in the MKII section, perhaps send him a PM.
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Yeah cre has point. With any JDM engines of these ages are going to need a lot of work. So it's a gamble either way
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Old 11-01-2012, 02:55 AM   #5
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The one good point of jdm is that you are supposedly starting with a low mileage engine instead of the typical usdm 7mge s with 150k plus on them. But for the price of a jdm I would rather have a rebuild done on my old motor by a good machine shop.
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