Storing your login information automatically.

When you select the 'Remember me' option, your login information will be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie. When you visit Forkliftaction.com again, the stored login information will be retrieved automatically and you will not have to submit your login parameters (email address and password) each time you want to visit our members-only pages.

A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system.

x
Marketplace NEW! Business Directory Discussion Forums Industry News Events Calendar Jobs & Resumes Photo Galleries
Marketplace
Business Directory
Discussion Forums
Home
My profile
Search
Spec-Checker
Industry News
Events Calendar
Jobs & Resumes
Photo Galleries


Ads






Ads
News service and business centre for materials handlingHOME
DISCUSSION FORUMS : Forkliftaction.communicate
Forum: Lifting machines
Discussion:  Engine Swap
Number of messages: 5

START MESSAGE:
Daxx
Arkansas, United States
Hello,  I am new here so bear with the learning curve.

I have a 3FG20 Toyota Forklift.  I believe it has a 4P engine with about 7 billion hours on it.  It is on its last leg with massive blow by.  Not count all the trouble we have had with the old point and condenser system on it.

I would like to swap this engine out with something else.  We deal primarily in diesel engines.  Is there a diesel alternative that I could change to?  If not what would be a good engine upgrade?

Thanks

Posted 12 Sep 2018 04:03 AM Reply  Report this message
REPLIES: Sort replies by
triumphrider
Texas, United States
I would recommend swap out the motor with a rebuilt long block. I know people who have tried an engine swap and the headache was not worth it. Your torque and horsepower curves for the driveline pumps and governor for engine speed are very well engineered for the application. As far as the ignition is concerned there are electronic conversions available. I know the oem Toyota points condenser parts are more reliable than the aftermarket automotive replacements. BTW I am an Arkansas native.

Posted 12 Sep 2018 09:58 PM Reply  Report this message
Jetty
Texas, United States
Yes, the 3FG20 truck definitely has the 4P engine.  As stated swapping in another engine is a majorly expensive PITA.  Would pull and do overhaul, re-sized bearing/ring kits are still easily available from several sources.  Swift Forklift in Fort Smith is a great source of info..

-------------------------
www.BacliffRV.com/Toyota_Forklift

Posted 13 Sep 2018 00:24 AM Reply  Report this message
Daxx
Arkansas, United States
Thanks for the help everyone.

Posted 14 Sep 2018 03:09 AM Reply  Report this message
Daxx
Arkansas, United States
Question #2

I have found a long block that I can drop on the lift.  Is there an electronic ignition kit that I can upgrade to so I can get away from the condenser and points?

Posted 22 Sep 2018 05:24 AM Reply  Report this message


Forkliftaction.com accepts no responsibility for forum content and requires forum participants to adhere to the rules. Click here for more information.
Ads




GLOSSARY
Click for description.

FORUM
DISCUSSION
MESSAGES
NICKNAME
SIGNATURE

FORUMS
©Forkliftaction.com
Forkliftaction Media Pty Ltd
PO Box 1439
Milton QLD 4064
Australia