Jeff's truck:

OK, it's a sleeper...

(And I need to update this picture, because I now have a set of SR-5 wheels.)


Current Modifications:


  • DOA Racing Engines balanced/blueprinted 22RTE block, including JE 8.5:1 forged pistons, O-ringed block, fully race-prepped stock rods, ARP rod bolts, nitrided crank, align bored cylinders and crank mains, etc. This block was worked over.

  • Garrett T3/T04E turbocharger, ceramic ball bearing, 50 trim compressor, Stage II exhaust turbine, .48 A/R exhaust housing

  • DOA Racing Engines modified 22RE cylinder head:

    • New Toyota casting

    • Ported and polished intake and exhaust runners (LOTS o' time here)

    • 1mm oversize valves

    • Dual valve springs

  • Competition Cams 260S cam

  • DOA Racing Engines High flow throttle body and plenum upgrade (eliminates the air control valve, a notorious acceleration bandit). All ports on the plenum and lower intake manifold gasket matched.

  • Ford Explorer 65MM throttle body and custom adapter

  • ARP cylinder head studs <-- highly recommended!!

  • RC Engineering 550 cc/minute injectors

  • Intercooler (3" inlets, 4" core, approx. 7" X 19" X 4"), 3" intercooler piping

  • LC Engineering turbo header and 2.5" downpipe

  • Turbonetic's Deltagate external wastegate

  • F.A.S.T. programmable engine management system (formerly called the Speed Pro/FelPro SEFI8LO system)

  • GM idle air control motor (controlled by the above ECU)

  • HKS EVC EZ electronic boost controller

  • GReddy Type-S Blow Off valve

  • LC Engineering double-width timing chain conversion

  • LC Engineering adjustable cam gear

  • MSD 6A ignition

  • Car Sound 3" free flow catalytic converter

  • Custom complete 3" mandrel bent, 16 ga. T304 stainless steel exhaust, including MagnaFlow "Wide Open" stainless steel muffler

  • RS Akimodo open-cone-style K&N filter.

  • Magnecor spark plug wires

  • Setrab oil cooler

  • Earl's braided stainless lines and hose ends

  • Lots of love/$$$


  • Addco front and rear sway bars
  • PowerStop cross-drilled brake rotors with metallic pads
  • Rancho RS 9000 shocks with dual in-cab controller
  • Knaack gullwing style tool box 
  • Bridgestone Dueler A/T's
  • AutoMeter Turbo Boost gauge
  • Hella VisionPlus headlight conversion
  • Grant GT steering wheel


  • McIntosh MX401 AM/FM/CD player/changer controller
  • McIntosh MCD4000 CD changer
  • Nakamichi TD-700 AM/FM/Cassette deck
  • Audio Control Four.1 EQ
  • Precision Power FRX-456 electronic crossover
  • Soundstream D60II 30W X 2 amp
  • Soundstream D100II 50W X 2 amp
  • Nakamichi PA304 150W X 2 (bridged) amp
  • ESX Q2751 275W X 1 monoblock subwoofer amp
  • Illusion Audio ND-10 10" subwoofer in .8 ft.^3 sealed enclosure (crossed at 72hz)
  • Dynaudio MW170 8" woofers
  • Peerless 5.25" midranges
  • DynAudo DT280 softdome tweeters (sweetness!)
  • Monster cable 4 and 8 ga power cables
  • 14 ga and 12 ga speaker wires
  • Monster cable RCA interconnects
  • Monster cable distribution blocks, fuse blocks, and circuit breaker

Other interior mods:

  • SR5 bucket seats from a 1990 4Runner
  • 6.5" Tuffy Deluxe Stereo Console (cut down 3" for better fit)
  • SR5 tilt steering column and intermittent wiper control
  • Custom 3 gauge A-pillar

Nakamichi amp, Denon CD changer, 8" Vifa subs in sealed enclosures. There's another amp under the passenger seat. (This is the old setup; no pics of the new setup.)


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