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It may not be popular here, but I thought I would share anyways. I have been a huge fan of the 2JZ for years (before I joined this forum) and have done a bit of research. Not wanting to invest 50,000 in a stock MKIV with 150,000 miles as a starting point, and having my turbo LT1 engine make 1,008 RWHP that later took out the block, I was left with an opportunity to perhaps make something happen. I contacted a buddy of mine and he accepted when I asked him if he wanted to take on the project with me. So far so good! I got a killer deal on a used 2JZ-GTE engine (only 200 dollars) and got a decent deal on a 2JZ-GE VVTI head (500 dollars). So far, we have fit the engine, trans, intake, turbo manifold AND turbo in and everything seems to be fitting!
For anyone interested in the build process, I have started a youtube channel at the request of many that I will update as the build continues.