How to Remove and Install a Toyota 20R 22R (22RE see updated video details below)

****UPDATE*** In the video I say set the crankshaft to 0 degrees on the compression stroke, however, if you have a fuel injected 22R-E engine you should set it to 5 Degrees. Set the carbureted 22R to 0 degrees.) How to remove and Install a distributor from the 20R 22R 22RE Toyota engine series. You will still need to use a timing light after you are done to set and fine-tune the timing, but this video will show you how to remove and replace the distributor and get the inital install correct.

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