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  1. Thanks for the reply Tidywazza . I`m unable to get any advice on alternatives over here . As for getting any later Toyota engines , eg 16R , 18R or 22R , I`m more likely to marry Nicole Kidman .LOL I agree with you , engine bay is not the largest or easiest to access and therefore I believe will restrict the engine size I can put in . Thanks anyhow
  2. HI I have a 1976 Toyota Hiace Camper . It has it`s original 1600 cc 12R petrol engine , with 92,000 miles . This is of course mated to the original manual 4 speed column change gearbox. As I think that you guys seem to have a bit more of an idea about these vehicles , I thought that you may be able to advise me on possible alternatives. Has anybody retro fitted another engine in place of the 12R which could be mated to the gearbox .? Has anyone removed both engine and box and replaced with something a bit more grunt and fuel economy , a diesel unit perhaps . I don`t want anything that`s overly complicated , as I am just a simple man with average mechanical ability . It would be more preferable if I could remove column change , to either floor change or auto . Any advice welcome . Thanks
  3. Hi Folks I`m Paul and live in the UK , you`re thinking to yourselves " poor Chap" ☹️ I have a 1976 Toyota Hiace Camper , a Newlander Conversion which I spent 12 months rebuilding , it was in a sorry state. I have attached a couple of pics . I just thought I`d say Hi .