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Key Features of Toyota 1JZ VVTI Engine

  • 1JZ-GE: This variant is the naturally aspirated version with a higher compression ratio, ideal for reliable and consistent performance.
  • 1JZ-GTE: Known for its twin-turbocharged setup, this version provides significant power and torque, making it popular among performance enthusiasts.
  • VVT-i Technology: The later models of the 1JZ-GTE incorporated VVT-i, which improved engine efficiency and reduced fuel consumption by optimizing valve timing.

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Toyota 1JZ VVTI Engine Specs

Specification Value
Engine Displacement 2,492 cc (2.5 L; 152.1 cu in)
Configuration Inline-6, DOHC
Compression Ratio 10:1 (1JZ-GE), 8.5:1 (1JZ-GTE), 9.0:1 (1JZ-GTE with VVT-i)
Bore x Stroke 86 mm × 71.5 mm (3.39 in × 2.81 in)
Valves 24
Power Output 125 kW (168 bhp; 170 PS) - 147 kW (197 bhp; 200 PS)
Torque 235 N⋅m (173 lb⋅ft) - 379 N⋅m (280 lb⋅ft)
The 1JZ engine comes in various versions, including the naturally aspirated 1JZ-GE and the twin-turbocharged 1JZ-GTE. The introduction of VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing - intelligent) in the 1JZ-GE increased its output, enhancing performance and efficiency.

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    • Begin by replacing the engine oil, fuel filter, antifreeze, and oil filter.
    • If present, replace the engine oil cooler or any external coolers.
    • Conduct a thorough cleaning of the cooling system.
    • Proceed with replacing the water pump.
    • Update hoses and belts as necessary.
    • Replace the timing belt.
    • Proceed to install new spark plugs and wires.
    • Examine and replace any necessary gaskets and seals, including those on the oil pan, both front and rear main seals, and valve cover gaskets.
    • Before installation, clear all computer codes from the vehicle.
    • Ensure that the replacement engine matches the specifications of the one being replaced.
    • Transfer accessory components such as exhaust manifolds, mounts, distributor, and sensors from the old engine.
    • Before starting the engine, disable the fuel and ignition systems to enable oil priming.
    • Ensure all plugs and tape are removed from the engine prior to installation.


    1. Not clearing all computer codes before installation.
    2. Omitting the addition of engine oil before the initial start-up.
    3. Neglecting to disable the fuel and ignition systems, which is crucial for oil priming.
    4. Overlooking the replacement of the oil cooler or the radiator’s oil cooler.
    5. Failing to properly clean the radiator and verify the functionality of the cooling fans.
    6. Not replacing the flywheel and its bolts.
    7. Attempting to start the engine without prior priming.
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