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CHASSIS NUMBER HELP

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Hi,
I seem to be getting myself massively confused with Rev`s, chassis numbers and USA, JDM identifications.
My car is an American import and a 1992. Originally a non turbo but now has a turbo motor from Japan fitted to it.
The chassis number is SW21-001-5559. This seems to contradict the length that the number should be.

Can anyone shed any light on this please as to what Rev it is?



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Rev1 most likely, 1991 build date - https://www.toyodiy.com/parts/q?vin=SW210015559
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WOW!! I`m impressed!.
Ok I`m going to go on the assumption that its a rev 1. This dilemma only came to light when I tried to buy a set of bushes for it. So there must be a lot of differences for chassis stuff between them?

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I wouldn't have thought so, what bushes are you looking for ?
This is what Mr T says about your car
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Hi Jimi.
I'm after the powerflex "front Bush kit" not sure specifically the individual names for them all


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jimi wrote:
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I wouldn't have thought so, what bushes are you looking for ?
This is what Mr T says about your car
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So does this mean its a rev 1 or 2?
Or if it doesn't is there any 100% sure way of telling

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Know Your 2 wrote:Revision 1 (12/1989 to 11/1991)
Your car was built 09/1991 which would make it a Revision 1 according to those dates.
If you know the correct name for one of the bushes your looking for you can use your chassis number to check the EPC for the Toyota part number, with that you should be able to find the equivalent Powerflex part number ;)
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mattler wrote:
11/07/20 8:49
jimi wrote:
08/07/20 16:48
I wouldn't have thought so, what bushes are you looking for ?
This is what Mr T says about your car
SW21.JPG
So does this mean its a rev 1 or 2?
Or if it doesn't is there any 100% sure way of telling
Have a look under the car, you'll have a suspension arm going towards the front of the car, check how it's secured to the chassis..... Rev 1 is very different, it will essentially be a threaded bar going straight through the bush held on by a 22mm (I think, it's about that size) nut. Rev 2 won't have a threaded bar and will have a more standard looking bush setup.

Check diagrams:
https://www.toyodiy.com/parts/p_U_1991_ ... _4803.html for Rev 1
https://www.toyodiy.com/parts/p_J_1995_ ... 803.2.html for rev 2 onwards
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