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Old 06-19-2011, 05:59 PM   #1
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Suggestions for first things to upgrade?

Everything is stock on my 08 Tacoma double cab. I would like to increase performance and I am wondering what are the best places to start? I have had suggestions for replacing the air filter to a higher quality one, a better intake, etc.. I agree with those. Any thoughts as to what's the best way to go one piece at a time? (Not like I have thousands of dollars to kill here lol). Thanks everyone!!!
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Old 06-19-2011, 07:28 PM   #2
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Forget filters and intakes. The increase if any will be so small compared to $ spent. If you really want performance save your $ until u can buy a supercharger....TRD or URD!
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Old 06-20-2011, 08:09 PM   #3
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What if the guy wants to stay natural asperated. Not air charged.
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Old 06-20-2011, 08:28 PM   #4
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Old 06-21-2011, 06:36 AM   #5
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For non-forced:

Air intake, catback = maybe a few HP at the top end, questionable if you'll even notice 'em. More noise though, you might think you are going faster....

MAF cali = +/- 10 HP, but only in open loop. May get a few more with a good CAI (URD AFE old-TRD).

Headers - long or short = maybe 10-15HP, where at/how much depends on whether long or short.

APR X-1 = depends on how hard it's tune, maybe more difficult to actually find one though, no support for 09+.
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Old 06-21-2011, 10:22 AM   #6
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Everything is stock on my 08 Tacoma double cab. I would like to increase performance and I am wondering what are the best places to start? I have had suggestions for replacing the air filter to a higher quality one, a better intake, etc.. I agree with those. Any thoughts as to what's the best way to go one piece at a time? (Not like I have thousands of dollars to kill here lol). Thanks everyone!!!
Simple... AFE Stage II SI for your CAI/DTLT Headers 5/8 primaries with the O2 sensors relocated... and at least an aftermarket Exhaust Muffler of your choice... CATBACK if you prefer

This will leave you happy with gains and room for improvement if you decide to go SC/FI...

If you definately want to stay N/A.. Go URD TCAI.....
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Save until you have thousands of dollars and then buy the supercharger since the other mods don't do much on their own.
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Old 06-21-2011, 10:25 AM   #8
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Supercharger.
of course, why not just get to the point...
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Old 06-21-2011, 10:29 AM   #9
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of course, why not just get to the point...
Pretty much. All the other mods are high RPM mods.
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Old 06-21-2011, 10:36 AM   #10
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(Not like I have thousands of dollars to kill here lol). Thanks everyone!!!
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Ok I'll change mine to: Save until you have thousands of dollars and then buy the supercharger since the other mods don't do much on their own.
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Ok I'll change mine to: Save until you have thousands of dollars and then buy the supercharger since the other mods don't do much on their own.
Thank you. I will now retreat back behind my rock!
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Thank you. I will now retreat back behind my rock!
Lol. I hope there is A/C and Xbox behind that rock.
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Old 06-22-2011, 10:49 AM   #17
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Old 06-24-2011, 07:06 AM   #18
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LOL wow... so many opinions! Hey, I didn't say I have NO money, and of course I will save for whatever would be best. I already read in many places that most of the modifications don't do anything so it's a waste of time and money. I was just hoping that wasn't the case
Since I didn't buy a 4wd nor did I buy the TX super edition,, there is not much I can do about that now .
I love my Toy! And if there is some work I can do on it to make it just that much better than great!

Thanks for the ideas everyone . I can always count on lots O info!
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AFE drop in. and then spend money on your lift and tires
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