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super charger 5 21.74%
deisel engine swap 12 52.17%
lift 6 26.09%
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:19 PM   #1
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senior project ideas need a vote

i need a vote on senior projects, i have three choices ive narrowed it down to, i look at it as free mods cause my moms payin for it because its for school, and she has approved the ideas.

1. super charger for a 2002 V6 taco with 220,000+k miles
2. deisel engine swap with above taco (gotta find deisel engine
3. 6 inch suspension lift in addition to my current lift



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Old 09-08-2009, 08:20 PM   #2
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supercharge with 220k is a bad idea fyi
diesel..EHhh...

6" lift..EHHH

can you pocket the cash?
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:23 PM   #3
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supercharge with 220k is a bad idea fyi
diesel..EHhh...

6" lift..EHHH

can you pocket the cash?
yeah i gots the cash moneys for it, i knew the super charger wouldnt be the best idea with the mileage, i am definately doing an engine swap with a deisel when it dies, key word when it dies, maybe itll conk in the next few months and i can have a turbo deisel? haha
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:31 PM   #4
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1) supercharging an engine with 220K+ miles is not a good idea.
2) deisel engine swap may be a tough one cause you are gonna have to manufacture some parts to make it fit.
3) 6 inch lift added to the current lift? Best bet of the three.
What kind of senior project is this anyway?
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:33 PM   #5
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anything else you can do? Maybe a bed cover or something

how about some new bumpers
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:33 PM   #6
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1) supercharging an engine with 220K+ miles is not a good idea.
2) deisel engine swap may be a tough one cause you are gonna have to manufacture some parts to make it fit.
3) 6 inch lift added to the current lift? Best bet of the three.
What kind of senior project is this anyway?
anything else you can do? Maybe a bed cover or something

how about some new bumpers

we have to do some kinda skill project, ive had friends that installed lifts, rebuilt engines trannies, swapped engines ect, and you have to get a mentor (ie my automotive technologies teacher lol) to sign off on the work and you have to document your progress take pics and then give a presentation and show the class the final out come, and naw for the bumpers and stuff, i got arb in the frond, steel tube in the rear and a tool box
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:37 PM   #7
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I built a bumper for the back of my Chevy for my HS senior project. Dont wanna sound like an ass, but the aforementioned options are all poor IMO. Do something unique.
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:40 PM   #9
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only thing is ive done most other stuff

i am currently running ARB Front winchmount bumper, 3 inch susp. lift, 3 inch body lift, 33 tires w. pacer rims, steel tube bumpers,sliders, and whenever i can find one im doing a rear end swap for a locking differential


first i thought senior project was a shame, then i looked at it as a good way to do mods
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Old 09-08-2009, 08:41 PM   #10
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i say diesle swap (mabey turbo diesel)


cuz s/c on a engine w/220,000 miles bad idea i think


and 6 in lift coust more than the 6 inch lift (ex. tires, regearing. ect...)
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Turbo diesel would be killer.
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If you have the skills then diesel swap
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just throw a bus engine in there and call it a day
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If you have the skills then diesel swap
x3 and if it worked you would basically have yourself a hilux. if i was you i would research hilux Diesel motors and see if you could get one of those, or go BIG and throw a Cummins in it
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I've read some about diesel swaps. A cummins 4BT would be a good engine to look at if you're serious about doing the swap. It would be badass.
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SAS would be a good project if you really want to go offroad.....
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If not an diesel than an LS1
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