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Engines
3E
3E-E
3E-TE
1st Gen 4E-FE
2nd Gen 4E-FE
4E-FTE
1st gen 5E-FE
2nd gen 5E-FE
5E-FHE










Engine Specifications
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Engine
3E
3E-E
3E-TE
4E-FE
4E-FE
4E-FTE
4E-FTE
5E-FE
5E-FE
5E-FHE
Year 1987-1990 1991-1994 1986-1991 1989-1996 1997-2002 1989-1994 1995-1999 1991-1995 1995-1999 ????-1998
Displacement (cc) 1456 1456 1456 1331 1331 1331 1331 1497 1497 1497
Horsepower 78 @ 6000 82 @ 5200 113 @ 5600 99 @ 6600 85 @ 5500 135 @ 6400 135 @ 6400 100 (93) @ 6400 94 @ 5400 108 @ 6400
Torque (ft-lbs) 87 @ 4800 89 @ 4400 127 @ 4400 86 @ 5200 87 @ 4400 116 @ 4800 116 @ 4800 91 (100) @ 3200 100 @ 3400 97 @ 5200
Bore (mm) 73 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
Stroke (mm) 87 87 87 77.4 77.4 77.4 77.4 87 87 87
Compression Ratio 9.3:1 9.3:1 8.0:1 9.6:1 9.6:1 8.2:1 8.2:1 9.4:1 9.4:1 9.8:1
Valves per Cylinder 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Valve Angle 0 0 0 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Cam Design SOHC SOHC SOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Car Used In Tercel, Corsa Tercel, Corsa Corolla II Tercel, Corsa, Starlet, Corolla Tercel, Corsa, Starlet Starlet GT Starlet GT, Galanza Paseo Tercel, Corsa, Paseo Cynos, Sera
Ignition System Distributor Distributor Distributor Distributor Distributor Distributor Distributor Distributor DIS Distributor
Spark Plug Gap .043" .043" .032" .022" .022" .044" .044"
Head Gasket Thickness (mm) 1 1 1.2 1.2 1 .5 1
Numbers in ( ) are California emission compliant engines.








3E
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Specifications:
Year: 1987 - 1990
Displacement (cc): 1456
Horsepower: 78 @ 6000
Torque (ft-lbs): 87 @ 4800
Bore (mm): 73
Stroke (mm): 87
Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 3
Valve Angle: 0
Cam Design: SOHC
Ignition System: Distributor
Spark Plug Gap: .044"
Fuel System: Carburated
Head Gasket Thickness (mm): 1
Cars Used In: Tercel, Corsa

General Info:
     The older brother to the newer and fuel injected 3E-E. The 3E is known for its low power output and carburator that nobody likes to work on. It is also known for going through valve stem seals after about 100,000 miles.

Similar / Interchangable Parts:
Camshaft: 3E-E, 3E-TE
Valvetrain: 3E-E, 3E-TE
Block: 3E-E, 3E-TE
Crankshaft: 3E-E, 3E-TE
Connecting Rods: 3E-E, 1st gen 5E-FE, 2nd gen 5E-FE (1995-1996), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1997+, similar but diff Toyota part #), 3E-TE (upgrade), 5E-FHE (upgrade)
Pistons: 3E-E, 3E-TE (lower compression)
Exhaust Manifold: 3E-E, 3E-TE (turbo manifold)


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3E-E
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Specifications:
Year: 1991 - 1994
Displacement (cc): 1456
Horsepower: 82 @ 5200
Torque (ft-lbs): 89 @ 4400
Bore (mm): 73
Stroke (mm): 87
Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 3
Valve Angle: 0
Cam Design: SOHC
Ignition System: Distributor
Spark Plug Gap: .043"
Fuel System: Fuel Injected, excess fuel return
Head Gasket Thickness (mm): 1
Recommended Oil Weight: 5W-30, 10W-30
Oil Capacity: 3.6 qts
Engine Coolant Type: Ethylene-Glycol
Coolant Capacity: 5.2 qts
Idle Speed: Manual - 750, Automatic - 800
Cars Used In: Tercel, Corsa

General Info:
     The younger and newer brother to the 3E, the 3E-E is virtually the same engine as the 3E except that it is fuel injected. This update necessitated a head that is exactly the same minus ports added for the fuel injectors. This lead to the design of a new intake manifold as well as a throttle body instead of a carburator. Unfortunately, the 3E-E suffers from the same general problem as the 3E. The valve stem seals tend to go after about 100,000 miles and the power output is less than stellar.

Similar / Interchangable Parts:
Camshaft: 3E, 3E-TE
Valvetrain: 3E, 3E-TE
Block: 3E, 3E-TE
Crankshaft: 3E, 3E-TE
Connecting Rods: 3E, 1st gen 5E-FE, 2nd gen 5E-FE (1995-1996), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1997+, similar but diff Toyota part #), 3E-TE (upgrade), 5E-FHE (upgrade)
Pistons: 3E, 3E-TE (lower compression)
Exhaust Manifold: 3E, 3E-TE (turbo manifold)


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3E-TE
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Specifications:
Year: 1986 - 1991
Displacement (cc): 1456
Horsepower: 113 @ 5600
Torque (ft-lbs): 127 @ 4400
Bore (mm): 73
Stroke (mm): 87
Compression Ratio: 8.0:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 3
Valve Angle: 0
Cam Design: SOHC
Ignition System: Distributor
Spark Plug Gap: .044"
Fuel System: Fuel Injected, excess fuel return
Cars Used In: Corsa GP Turbo, Corolla II

General Info:
     The beefed up version of the 3E-E, the 3E-TE again is very similar to the 3E-E with the exception that it is turbocharged. This update necessitated a new exhaust manifold, stronger connecting rods, lower compression pistons, and larger injectors. There is not much known about this engine as it was only sold overseas. It is assuemd the valve stem seals will go after 100,000 miles the same as the other 3Es.

Similar / Interchangable Parts:
Valvetrain: 3E, 3E-E
Block: 3E, 3E-E
Crankshaft: 3E, 3E-E
Connecting Rods: 3E (downgrade), 1st gen 5E-FE (downgrade), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1995-1996, downgrade), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1997+ downgrade), 5E-FHE (upgrade)
Pistons: 3E (higher compression), 3E-E (higher compression)


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1st gen 4E-FE
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Specifications:
Year: 1989 - 1996
Displacement (cc): 1331
Horsepower: 99 @ 6600
Torque (ft-lbs): 86 @ 5200
Bore (mm): 74
Stroke (mm): 77.4
Compression Ratio: 9.6:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 4
Valve Angle: 25
Cam Design: DOHC
Ignition System: Distributor
Spark Plug Gap: .032"
Fuel System: Fuel Injected
Cars Used In: Tercel, Corsa, Starlet, Corolla

General Info:
     

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2nd gen 4E-FE
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Specifications:
Year: 1997 - 2002
Displacement (cc): 1331
Horsepower: 85 @ 6600
Torque (ft-lbs): 87 @ 5200
Bore (mm): 74
Stroke (mm): 77.4
Compression Ratio: 9.6:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 4
Valve Angle: 25
Cam Design: DOHC
Ignition System: Distributor
Spark Plug Gap: .032"
Fuel System: Fuel Injected
Cars Used In: Tercel, Corsa, Starlet, Corolla

General Info:
     

Similar / Interchangable Parts:


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4E-FTE
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Specifications:
Year: 1989 - 1994
Displacement (cc): 1331
Horsepower: 135 @ 6400
Torque (ft-lbs): 16 @ 4800
Bore (mm): 74
Stroke (mm): 77.4
Compression Ratio: 8.2:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 4
Valve Angle: 25
Cam Design: DOHC
Ignition System: Distributor
Spark Plug Gap: .022"
Fuel System: Fuel Injected, excess fuel return
Head Gasket Thickness (mm): 1.2
Combustion Chamber Volume: 39 cc
Cars Used In: Starlet GT

General Info:
     Toyota followed similar lines with the 4E-FTE as they did with the 3E-TE. Thus the 4E-FTE is basically a 4E-FE with stronger connecting rods and lower compression pistons. It also has a harmonic damper instead of a normal crankshaft pulley. However, it does share the same head with the 4E-FE, 1st gen 5E-FE, and 5E-FHE. It produces the most stock horsepower of any E series engine.
     Over time this has become a very popular engine to swap into Tercels and Paseos due to its high stock power output. It is also known to be capable of handling much more power without upgrading stock internals.

Similar / Interchangable Parts:
Camshafts: 1st gen 5E-FE, 5E-FHE (slightly higher lift / duration)
Valvetrain: 1st gen 5E-FE, 5E-FHE
Head: 1st gen 5E-FE, 5E-FHE
Pistons: 1st gen 5E-FE (higher compression), 5E-FHE (higher compression), 2nd gen 5E-FE (higher compression)
Connecting Rods: 4E-FE (downgrade)

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1st Gen 5E-FE
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Specifications:
Year: 1992 - 1995
Displacement (cc): 1497
Horsepower: 100 @ 6400
Torque (ft-lbs): 91 @ 3200
Bore (mm): 74
Stroke (mm): 77.4
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 4
Valve Angle: 25
Cam Design: DOHC
Ignition System: Distributor
Spark Plug Gap: .044"
Fuel System: Fuel Injected, excess fuel return
Head Gasket Thickness (mm): 1
Cylinder Head Combustion Chamber Volume: 39 cc
Cars Used In: Paseo, Cynos

General Info:
     This engine came in the 1st gen Paseos when the 3E-E was in the Tercels. It boasted a 16 valve engine and 18 more horsepower than the same sized 12 valve 3E-E. This makes it a significant step up from the 3E-E, which also makes it a great replacement for those who have had their 3E-E engines die out on their cars. The 1st gen 5E-FE shares the crankshaft and connecting rods with the 3E and 3E-E. The head on the 1st gen 5E-FE is shared with the 4E-FE, 4E-FTE, and 5E-FHE, although the 5E-FHE has different camshafts.

Similar / Interchangable Parts:
Camshafts: 4E-FTE, 5E-FHE (slightly higher lift / duration)
Valvetrain: 4E-FTE, 5E-FHE
Head: 4E-FTE, 5E-FHE
Block: 5E-FHE
Pistons: 4E-FTE (lower compression), 5E-FHE (higher compression), 2nd gen 5E-FE (lower compression)
Connecting Rods: 3E, 3E-E, 3E-TE (upgrade), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1995-1996), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1997+, similar but diff Toyota part #), 5E-FHE (upgrade)
Crankshaft: 5E-FHE
Exhaust Manifold: 4E-FTE (turbo manifold, not recommended), 2nd gen 5E-FE, 5E-FHE (upgrade)

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2nd Gen 5E-FE
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Specifications:
Year: 1995 - 1999
Displacement (cc): 1497
Horsepower: 94 @ 5400
Torque (ft-lbs): 100 @ 3400
Bore (mm): 74
Stroke (mm): 77.4
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 4
Valve Angle: 25
Cam Design: DOHC
Ignition System: Distributorless
Spark Plug Gap: .044"
Fuel System: Fuel Injected, excess fuel return (1995-1996), returnless (1997+)
Head Gasket Thickness (mm): .5
Cylinder Intake Port Dia (mm): 24.4
Cylinder Exhaust Port Dia (mm): 21
Cars Used In: Paseo, Cynos, Tercel, Corsa

General Info:
     While slightly less powerful, this 5E-FE puts out slightly more peak torque than its predecessor. This is due to a few things. First off the throttle body bore is slightly smaller (45mm vs 50mm on the 1st gen). The intake manifold is a quite a bit different. It incorperates smaller diameter and longer runners along with a smaller plenum. And, while it shares the same intake manifold bolt pattern the port shape of the intake ports on the head and manifold are much more oval shaped than the 1st gen 5E-FE. Oddly enough the cross sectional area of the two intake port shapes are nearly identical. The exhaust ports and bolt pattern remained the same.
     The 2nd gen 5E-FE is also more technically advanced than its older brother. It utilizes knock sensing and a distributorless ignition system. It is also OBDII compliant.
     In 1997 there was a small redesign done to the 2nd gen 5E-FE. Toyota was able to pass emissions without the use of an EGR valve and instead used an advanced charcoal canister system. Along with this change they altered the fuel system to be a returnless type.

Similar / Interchangable Parts:
Pistons: 4E-FTE (lower compression), 1st gen 5E-FE (higher compression) 5E-FHE (higher compression), 4E-FE (higher compression)
Connecting Rods: 3E, 3E-E, 3E-TE (upgrade), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1995-1996), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1997+, similar but diff Toyota part #), 5E-FHE (upgrade)


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5E-FHE
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Specifications:
Year: ???? - 1998
Displacement (cc): 1497
Horsepower: 110 @ 6400
Torque (ft-lbs): 100 @ 4000
Bore (mm): 74
Stroke (mm): 77.4
Compression Ratio: 9.8:1
Vavles per Cylinder: 4
Valve Angle: 25
Cam Design: DOHC
Ignition System: Distributor
Fuel System: Fuel Injected, excess fuel return
Head Gasket Thickness (mm): 1
Combustion Chamber Volume: 39 cc
Cars Used In: Paseo, Cynos, Sera

General Info:
     The 5E-FHE is essentially a beefed up 1st gen 5E-FE. It boasts a higher compression ratio, more agressive cams (higher lift/duration), a factory 4-2-1 exhaust manifold, and a harmonic damper was added to deal with the rev limiter because it was increased to 7200 rpm. In some instances it also came with an dual runner ACIS (acustic control induction system) intake manifold. To cope with this added stress Toyota threw in fairly strong connecting rods that are known to hold up to quite a bit of power. This is the strongest and largest of the E series engines which makes it the difinitive favorite of the bunch.

Similar / Interchangable Parts:
Camshafts: 4E-FTE (slightly less lift / duration), 1st gen 5E-FE (slightly less lift / duration)
Valvetrain: 4E-FTE, 5E-FE
Head: 4E-FTE, 5E-HE
Block: 5E-FHE
Pistons: 4E-FTE (lower compression), 1st gen 5E-FE (lower compression), 2nd gen 5E-FE (lower compression)
Connecting Rods: 3E (downgrade), 3E-E (downgrade), 3E-TE (downgrade), 1st gen 5E-FE (downgrade), 2nd gen 5E-FE (1995-1996, downgrade), 2nd gen 5E-FE (downgrade)(1997+, downgrade)
Crankshaft: 1st gen 5E-FE
Exhaust Manifold: 4E-FTE (turbo manifold, not recommended), 1st gen 5E-FE (downgrade), 2nd gen 5E-FE (downgrade)


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