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2.7L Performance

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Kapahi121, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. Apr 22, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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    Kapahi121

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    What's some good upgrades for my 2010 Tacoma reg cab 4x4 5 speed manual
     
  2. Apr 22, 2012 at 1:45 PM
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    Fawk that

    Go v12
     
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  6. Apr 22, 2012 at 3:14 PM
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    And in all seriousness, it depends on what you wanna do with it.

    Are you gonna make it into a mall crawler, or are you actually gonna use the truck
    Do you need the bed? Go full LT
    Etc.

    Depends on what you plan on using the truck for, and how much $$ you want to put into it. And if you cherish your gas mileage at all.
     
  7. Apr 22, 2012 at 8:25 PM
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    Well I hunt and ride dirtbike alot so ya I need the bed and I would like to get good gas mileage since here on Kaua'i our gas is like $5 for regular. But I wouldn't really need top end power probably better torque and stuff like that
     
  8. Apr 22, 2012 at 8:31 PM
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    There is noting you can do. Your truck already has cold air indunction, already has as close as you can get to headers, chips are junk, you got what you got.
     
  9. Apr 22, 2012 at 8:33 PM
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    The only thing I've ever gotten any gains from was my LCE Headers. Get a set and accept the fact you got a 4 banger ;)
     
  10. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:21 AM
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    LCE header with turbo bolted onto it. :thumbsup: Everything else will fall into place.

    www.lceperformance.com Call them up.
     
  11. Apr 23, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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    Then you're looking at forced induction or a full NA build. Perhaps some bolt ons like headers, exhaust, and the like.

    Don't get a chip, you'll just waste your money. Its a 4banger truck. Its not gonna be a powerhouse. Realistically, you'll be doing the speed limit just like everyone else, just some people can get to the speed limit faster.
     
  12. Apr 23, 2012 at 1:11 PM
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    Might "just be a 4 cylinder" doesn't really mean much....Just depends on how far down the rabbit hole the OP feels like going......

    I know of one in particular that making about 1800whp. Little ole 3rz at that.

    I would rock that engine any day.
     
  13. Apr 23, 2012 at 1:14 PM
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    You can say "just be a __ cylinder" to anything really. Like you said, it depends on how deep OP's pockets are.
     
  14. Apr 23, 2012 at 1:17 PM
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    Indeed you are correct.

    Rods, pistons, turbo kit, and EMS. 4-5k, and I know that little engine could make some nice power.
     
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    Don't forget having to upgrade the injectors, as well as the engine mounts. Tranny would need to be beefed up, as well as the clutch/flywheel, etc. And once you start pushing power, your diffs are gonna start shearing, as well as your axles.
     
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    Yeah. It is a never ending process. Lol.
     
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