Not directly related, but part of the
intercooler install. The plastic 1991 22RE airbox outlet is
directed toward the radiator. The RTE airbox is angled toward the
power steering pump, but it's hard to find in this area. Some
trucks and 4runners used a tin airbox which could be modified, but I
could only find the cover to one. The solution was to use a 3.0
airbox which bolts in and is aimed toward the
turbo. To get a flange which matches the airflow meter I cut the
22RE airbox cover and removed the air meter flange from it. I
then attached the flange to a piece of round pipe and voila... a tube
which bolts to the 3VZ airbox.
This was the final goal. To be
use the stock A/C condenser while keeping the stock hood latch.
Toyota parts still attach in stock locations and can be removed without
major surgery. One goal of the I/C and radiator install was that
be bolt in with no welding or cutting of the vehicle required.
has been achieved. This complete setup could be removed from this
truck and installed in another in a 3 day weekend.