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Old 06-25-2012, 12:08 PM   #1
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No clue about the specs. But someone posted it on facebook.
Boosted diesel could be fun.
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:13 PM   #3
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:14 PM   #5
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boosted gasoline > boosted diesel. There is a reason they don't make diesel sports cars. Also the front of that hilux just looks too goofy. It's too rounded. It really does have a European look to it.
Geez who peed in ur cheerios.... Truck looks like it might be fun!
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:20 PM   #6
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boosted gasoline > boosted diesel. There is a reason they don't make diesel sports cars. Also the front of that hilux just looks too goofy. It's too rounded. It really does have a European look to it.

You should do your homework... Audi and BMW have Diesel Race Cars.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audi_R10_TDI

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Old 06-25-2012, 12:21 PM   #7
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boosted gasoline > boosted diesel. There is a reason they don't make diesel sports cars. Also the front of that hilux just looks too goofy. It's too rounded. It really does have a European look to it.
You can get diesel Mercedes and BMWs in Europe. The US is about the only place you don't have a lot of small engine diesel options. For performance, the diesels are heavier but, with some tweaking, can be made to keep with their gasoline powered competitors.


OP, pretty much all diesel engines these days are boosted so that's nothing to write home to mom about. I know at least Ford manufactured a diesel that wasn't boosted and it was a complete dog. With the exception of tractors, the turbo is what makes the diesel.
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:22 PM   #8
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I think the truck looks great.
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:26 PM   #9
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ur stuck on the skewp huh?
don lie
Well that is maybe a bit too much but then again it reminds me of the scoop on this bad boy:



OK not really. Anyway the truck looks great.
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:10 PM   #10
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:11 PM   #11
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Rip off the skewp and I think its a pretty nice looking street truck.
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Old 06-25-2012, 10:04 PM   #12
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Rip off the skewp and I think its a pretty nice looking street truck.
if this is a diesel truck, then the skewp is necessary.

unlike the skewps on tacos, the Hilux's skewp is purely functional. On the stock hood, the skewp should be offset.

Toyota's Four-Cylinder Diesel engines (including the current gen 3.0L 1KD-FTV D4D) featured in the Hilux are turbocharged and intercooled. The engine utilizes a TOP MOUNT intercooler. This means the intercooler sits on top of the engine, with the skewp functioning to deliver fresh air to the air-to-air exchanger.
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You can get diesel Mercedes and BMWs in Europe. The US is about the only place you don't have a lot of small engine diesel options. For performance, the diesels are heavier but, with some tweaking, can be made to keep with their gasoline powered competitors.
BMW 335D, X5

Mercedes C250, E320, E350 (2012, etc...

All sold in the US... All very good cars.

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Old 06-25-2012, 10:23 PM   #14
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loose the gay skwep and change the wheels and tires and than maybe
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Well that is maybe a bit too much but then again it reminds me of the scoop on this bad boy:



OK not really. Anyway the truck looks great.
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