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4AFE 4AFE 4AFE 4AGE 4AGE
CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHAT PARTS WILL I NEED TO DO A HEAD SWAP? (head gasket ect.?) IM PLANNING TO PUT SWAP MY 4AFE HEAD FOR A 4AGE HEAD ON MY 1990 TOYOTA COROLL SEDAN.
IT WILL FIT RIGHT?:hammer: ANY INFO WILL GREATLY HELP ME OUT THANK YOU.:D THANK YOU THANK YOU
 

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I thought he swap the whole engine, not just the head. I believe I've read (maybe on Club4AG) that 4a-FE block doesn't match 4A-GE head 100%.
 

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it will match. but it isn't worth the money or the time, especially since you can get an entire motor for less than $500US from a japanese importer (even cheaper from a junkyard).

I swapped the entire motor over.
 

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thanx :thumbup: my car ate up almost all my doe$$,i recently change my tranny cuz it wasa fu*k up,so then i was thinkin :confused: if i already had the tranny i might as well just take out the head and block to the shop for a little "head job":rolleyes: and get new rings and stuff for my block.:hammer: MAN!what a bad idea................now im running on only three cylinder:lol: fourth cylinder no compression and thats why i want to just swap my head for a 4age head.ive heard that it fit right on my 4afe block...any idea on wat the hell is the problem ?????????:eek:
 

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no can do dunno which shop did my dad take it to and they just did the machine work and my dad was the one to put it together.......:disappoin
 

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my $400 US motor: http://www.cardomain.com/memberpage/219038/8

c'mon man... i'm cheap, but not THAT cheap.... you're thinking i did just the head because i DID however keep the 4a-fe ecu (which we modded.... so it does see 7800 rpm's ;) )

and details on the entire swap:
http://www.cardomain.com/memberpage/219038/9

the WHOLE thing cost me around $1600.... which included the following:

new rad
new exhaust (including high flow cat, 2.25" piping, new muffler)
new KBD header
MSD 6al/blaster 2/8910 eis tach adapter (ignition)
New serpentine belt
New timing belt
New plugs, wires, cap & rotor
a couple new sensors
4a-ge flywheel
Rad hoses
4age FWD thermostat housing
new thermostat
new oil filter

and I've got to say... i've spent a LOT of money on this car (probably $6,000US+) and that $1600 is the best money i've spent (right behind it is the suspension)
 

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^^^ few things i forgot

SARD adjustable FPR & b&m fuel pressure gauge
GT-S gauges (all of them)
throttle cable
oil cooler
 

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They wont fit as far as i know... Dif compression ratios. 4A-FE runs at 9.5:1 - 4A-GE runs at 10.5:1
 

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the blocks are essentially the same.... all of the internals, however, are not the same. And i doubt that any of the 4a-fe blocks had oil sqiurters like the later years 4age's do.....

and the 4age does not run at 10.5:1.....

bigport is somewhere around 9.5:1 or 9.8:1... not 100% sure
smallport is 10.3:1
silvertop 20V is 10.5:1
blacktop 20V is 11.0:1

4agze (early) is 8.5:1
4agze (late) is 8.9:1
 

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toyotaspeed90 said:
the blocks are essentially the same.... all of the internals, however, are not the same. And i doubt that any of the 4a-fe blocks had oil sqiurters like the later years 4age's do.....
Indeed.

A guy on the Cressida forums performed this swap on an AWD AE92 (AE95??). Yes, his compression went up. I think.
 

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4Aaron GE said:
Hey, how did you manage to mess around with the 4A-FE ecu?
:D

actually, i didn't get to see that part.... when racer25 (shawn) came over to where we were doing the work, I had to head off to the junkyard to find a long ass throttle cable.... when i left, shawn started to pull it from the car... when i got back, he was walking out of the house with it finished..

i know the basics of it, though.... basically changing the crystals inside to slow down/speed up the clock speed.....
 

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It's not that it doesn't fit, it's just that after all is said and done, you've spent more money for an end result that's not as good. 4A-GEs are cheap.
 

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it really dont matter right now .....in a kind of a low buget$$:p: and wats the deal with this 4agze?
 
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