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2.7 hp?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Stuie, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. Jul 12, 2012 at 5:30 PM
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    Stuie

    Stuie [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What's the best way to gain hp on a 08 2.7 Tacoma ? Right now it has a 2.75 fat bobs lift with 29 inch tire and 410 gears . I need a little more power to tow my trailer .
     
  2. Jul 12, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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    MightyMouse-SCT

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    How much are you towing ?
     
  3. Jul 13, 2012 at 12:16 PM
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    Stuie

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    Close to 2500 pounds
     
  4. Jul 13, 2012 at 12:27 PM
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    Turbo or supercharger.
     
  5. Jul 13, 2012 at 12:32 PM
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  6. Jul 13, 2012 at 6:11 PM
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    Stuie

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    I am looking into the super charger but it's about $4500 and only LC engineering and urd have a set up for it , I can't find a turbo kit for the 2.7
     
  7. Jul 13, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    Gotta pay to play man.
     
  8. Jul 13, 2012 at 8:46 PM
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    There are a lot of mods that you can do the cheap way and still look good but when it comes to performance, especially forced induction, you don't wanna skip out on it and do it cheap. You really do get what you paid for. I had a friend years ago try to skimp on parts when he was building a turbo kit. He got one of those ebay down piping and intercoolers for like $150-$200 and when it came in the pipes didn't seal with the intercooler and the bends in the pipe were WAAAAY off, pretty much to the point to where they couldn't be used.
     
  9. Jul 13, 2012 at 8:48 PM
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    4.56's would be fine
     
  10. Jul 13, 2012 at 8:50 PM
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  11. Jul 13, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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    You're already geared, which means it's time to supercharge that shit.
     
  12. Jul 13, 2012 at 8:56 PM
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    A some point it would be cheaper to trade it for a V6...
     
  13. Jul 14, 2012 at 8:50 PM
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    I am looking to see if it's worth selling or just supercharging it but if I charge it I don't know witch one to buy .
     
  14. Jul 16, 2012 at 4:47 PM
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    I am looking into supercharging the 2.7 with the URD kit. Yea it may be cheaper to upgrade to the V6 but I like my single cab and you have to get a bigger truck to get the V6, with lots of extras. I have the V6 supercharged in my FJ cruiser because it doesn't come with a V8. To be honest it is faster than a V8 now. I bet a supercharged 2.7L single cab 4x4 would be very fast as well.
     
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  16. Aug 1, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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    Yamaha Dave

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    Get a new truck or fork out the $$$$ for a supercharger. Simple as that.
     
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