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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: 10 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Skyvisions replied 10 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?