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Old 03-13-2009, 06:54 PM   #1
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V8 tacoma!!

I got the new 4 wheel and off road magazine and it shows the new tacoma coming out with the option of the 4.7L V8. Has anyone heard what year this is coming out. I want one. Ive been wondering if they were gonna come out with a new tacoma with the V8 and now they are. What does everybody think about it???
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Old 03-13-2009, 07:09 PM   #2
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If they make a V8 Tacoma it won't be the 4.7 it will be the new 4.6 that will be in the 2010 Tundra and then the Sequoia and next gen 4runner.
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i think people have been talking about a V8 in a taco for at least 8 years....
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No way I would buy a first run V8......
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Old 03-13-2009, 07:47 PM   #5
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what magazine did you read this in?
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Old 03-13-2009, 07:57 PM   #6
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what magazine did you read this in?
its all there...
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Old 03-13-2009, 08:21 PM   #7
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No way I would buy a first run V8......
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Someone else can test the waters.
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Old 03-13-2009, 08:42 PM   #8
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I would take a diesel over a V8 any day
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Old 03-13-2009, 08:59 PM   #9
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I read about that too. It's called the "Incross" concept. Has a 4.7L that puts out 271 hp and over 310 ft lbs. torque. But, the one I'm talking about was debuted in '07 at the SEMA show I believe.
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Old 03-13-2009, 10:27 PM   #10
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you realize sema cars are nearly all non-production cars, but simply showing off right....i have yet to see that yellow x-runner they had in 04...
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Old 03-13-2009, 10:35 PM   #11
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No way I would buy a first run V8......
Exactly!

But I would buy the second model year.
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Old 03-13-2009, 11:34 PM   #12
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you realize sema cars are nearly all non-production cars, but simply showing off right....i have yet to see that yellow x-runner they had in 04...
Yea. I was just saying that that was the only V8 Taco I've heard anything about.
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i think people have been talking about a V8 in a taco for at least 8 years....
And about 8 times this week.
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only .7 liter more than the currently six banger...i do not think it would be worth it.
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Old 03-14-2009, 12:24 AM   #15
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No way I would buy a first run V8......
Why not? We all know Toyota makes reliable engines, and it's pretty much the same V8 run in all their other vehicles. There is nothing to be scared of.
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Old 03-14-2009, 12:33 AM   #16
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Old 03-14-2009, 03:06 AM   #17
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No replacement for Displacement. Booya says I. Never the less until I or this truck dies (Really with Toyota it's honestly a frigging coin toss) I won't be replacing it for a V8. However, if I have a spare 5 Grand kicking around I'll throw a Supercharger in there so fast your head will spin.
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I think rather than get a V8 Tacoma I'd do a Stage 2 URD MKII supercharger kit and bump to about 380HP in my Taco. Its already got all kinds of stuff on it and almost the way I want to keep it so I cant see myself taking a hit on selling or trading it in for a touch more power and a loss of MPGs, though it would sound badass!.
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Why get a V8?
A supercharger gives you more HP and torque and much better MPGs than the V8(the 4.6L that is).
I'd be very surprised if the Tacoma comes out with a V8 option..
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