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285s......

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by cole47, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:23 PM
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    cole47

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    ive had my 285s on for abt 2 weeks now and the loss of power is KILLING MEEEE. im a frequent interstate traveler for my job. i have a work truck but drive mine to the airport often. if you dont run 75 or 80 mph you get run over...i have the TRD s/c, jba headers and a exhaust...wtf do i do to get more out of my truck????
     
  2. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:24 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Gears.
     
  3. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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  4. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:28 PM
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    MsTRD

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    i'm having the same problem. regearing is in my future
     
  5. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:29 PM
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    regear??

    my local "shop" did a custom y pipe, i got the decplate mod, ill look into the MAF, and i got the 7th injector kit, and bigger fuel pump??? i also thought about a bigger throttle body??? do they make em?
     
  6. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:29 PM
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    ETaco23

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    I got 285's with no S/C and I def. felt a loss in power, but I dont think its too bad, Im ganna be putting on some TRD headers to help.
     
  7. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:31 PM
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    cole47

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    idk maybe its just my truck??? i pull a bass boat to the lake about every other day and its like it kills it at like 50 or 55 mph
     
  8. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:34 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Gears will give the most performance increase for the dollar. If your a Prerunner, your looking at only $500.00 or so for new gears.
     
  9. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:41 PM
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    thanks for the info....what would i need to gear to?
     
  10. Jun 3, 2009 at 9:53 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I belive the Stock Gears uin your truck are 4:10's...Try and find some 4:56's. Keep in mind, your reves will increase about 400 +/- rpm in top gear on the freeway.
     
  11. Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 PM
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    Hey my 02 prerunner had 3.90 gears, 4.56 is still a good gear to go with.
     
  12. Jun 3, 2009 at 10:24 PM
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    What type of performance will it give? some #'s if someone know's?
     
  13. Jun 3, 2009 at 10:25 PM
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    itll bring your power back
     
  14. Jun 3, 2009 at 10:26 PM
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    chris4x4

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    X2. It doesnt give you "Power", rather it increases the leverage your engine has over the tires.
     
  15. Jun 4, 2009 at 12:12 PM
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    cole47

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    thanks guys
     
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