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I have a 1989 Toyota 22re engine, It has a tapping sound

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I have a 1989 Toyota 22re engine, It has a tapping sound coming from the engine only at a higher RPM. at low RPM the knocking goes away.
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: I have not been able to pin point the noise, going on for months
JA: What is the model of your '89 Toyota?
Customer: pickup extended cab truck, manual.
JA: Are you fixing your Cab yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I tried high octane gas and checked the timing, I do not have a lose of power it runs great, it starts up as soon as I turn the key.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 6 months ago.

Noises are very difficult to diagnose in this type of format. Can you get an audio clip of the noise? What have you checked or tried so far?