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Old 01-08-2009, 07:32 PM   #1
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Unhappy turbocharger, supercharger questions

im all over the place with my mods.

First, i just wanted a Intake to increase hp but realized its not worth 300 bucks for about 5hp and sound.

now i realized im just going to save up for a supercharger/turbocharger.

i have a few questions on both tho.

ESTIMATIONS

supercharger price - ??
turbocharger price - ??

supercharger hp gain - ??
turbocharger hp gain - ??

supercharger with intake - ?
turbocharger with intake - ?

sigh

im just lost.
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Old 01-08-2009, 07:36 PM   #3
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ya ive looked at them all but everyone just argues..

not really a definite answer.
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Old 01-08-2009, 07:39 PM   #4
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Everyones opinion is going to vary. Superchargers offer a different power delivery than Turbochargers. As the TRD supercharger is made for the truck, I think it would be the most finacially prudent option.
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ya ive looked at them all but everyone just argues..

not really a definite answer.
true lots of arguments in there. The main reason I say go with the TRD Supercharger is it will be warranted (sp?).
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Old 01-08-2009, 07:43 PM   #6
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hmm well heres the thing

im just curious about the power..

and the price range. to begin with
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Old 01-08-2009, 07:43 PM   #7
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What about the power?
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Old 01-08-2009, 07:47 PM   #8
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hp difference between t/c and s/c

and price range
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Old 01-08-2009, 07:50 PM   #9
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The only turbo "kit" for the 4.0 Tacoma is the STS kit, which gives about 50 h.p. over stock (Im guessing based on experiance), while the supercharger has been giveing people right at 300 h.p. or more to the tires.
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Old 01-08-2009, 08:08 PM   #10
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well is it true that to get a t/c past a s/c performance u need alot of mods?
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Old 01-08-2009, 08:08 PM   #11
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Dont even consider turboing your 4.0. Unless you're willing to spend in the upward of 10k.
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Old 01-08-2009, 08:11 PM   #12
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haha dually i was looking through other threads and u said u could get a s/c performance out of a t/c for cheaper?

wrong i presume?
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Old 01-08-2009, 08:13 PM   #13
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For my inline 4 yes. V6 setup is a little different.
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Old 01-08-2009, 08:23 PM   #14
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ohh ic sorry bout that.

so do u suggest s/c then ?

with trd cai?
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Forced injection FTW!!! If you can turbo, might as well supercharge!
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i was looking at 0-60 for super and stock tacoma

theres like .5 difference.

i times my 0-60

6.86 seconds.

s/c looks like 6
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