I have a transmission, "eternal" search
"Get an R150F" they said. Well let me tell you.
The 1JZ and 2JZ are funny engines, but they are fairly powerful. If I had gone with any old R150F from a 1988 to 1995 Toyota Truck/4runner (read cheap and common) I would have been stuck with a small clutch. What I needed was the unicorn 1996 to 1998 T100 5 -speed setup that came with the 3.4 engine. These later model R150F transmissions had an input shaft that was 0.75 or 1 inch longer than the older model, allowing me to use an R154 clutch, flywheel and bellhousing. This R154 Clutch would have been behind a 2JZGTE and can handle the power very well, and has plenty of aftermarket support. So it can handle the power now, and later down the road when I go full Martin Sheen on the thing.
*Several Eternities Later*
An instagram follower of mine lets me know that he has a late model R150F, with a earlier model R150F tail-housing which will allow me to use a transfer case that is on the passengers side and works with my front end setup. 8 hour round trip and some donut money later, it's mine.
Now i just need...
1jz/2jzgte R154 Flywheel
THEN! I can throw all of this stuff in the truck and find out how much hacking I need to do to make it work.
Putting off wiring as long as I can because I am dreading it.