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06 turbo taco tuning help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds (2005-2015)' started by slw97, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. Oct 25, 2010 at 11:51 AM

    slw97 [OP] New Member

    Oct 25, 2010
    hi there fellow forum goers.. I am new to the forum. I am planning to build a twin t3/4 kit for my 06 taco, I have built kits before but not for any Toyotas.. for previous tunes I have been able to use a jumper harness and obd1 ecu (Honda). I am new to the Toyota world, what is the best way to tune these trucks? Also what is a good injector to use? Does the stock obd2 ecu componsate for boost? Reason I ask is I was told once that I don't need much of a tune as the ecu would read boost and with bigger injectors add the appropriate amount of fuel.. any help would be much appreciated.
  2. Oct 25, 2010 at 12:17 PM

    PreRunnerSeth Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    Apex, NC
    15 Black DC OR Prerunner
    Toyota ECUs are notoriously hard to hack. The man to ask would be Reg Reimer. He is a canadian guy who is a pro at toyota ECUs. The stock system CANNOT compensate for boost. You need to run much richer under boost. 11.5:1 or 12:1. The stock system is designed to run at about 14.6:1 for N/A operations. Your best bet is to go standalone. The alternative is a Piggyback ECU like the greddy E-manage. These can compensate for bigger injectors and keep stock emissions systems intact. All in all unless youre going to do a built motor and are looking for serious power youre just better off going with the TRD Supercharger.

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