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2wd prerunner vs 4wd

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by thainess, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. Jul 8, 2010 at 10:59 PM
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    thainess

    thainess [OP] Well-Known Member

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    im new to TW

    i am about to buy myself a tacoma tryin to decide on 2wd prerunner or 4wd its gunna be 5 speed manual and access cab

    im probably goin with the 2.7l 4 cyl engine cause its thousands cheaper than the v6.

    any opinions?

    i also have some questions about the 4cyl.

    what are some pluses to the 4cyl.?

    what are some performance parts to make the 4cyl more powerful?

    what are some numbers you are running with the 4cyl. 0-60, 1/4 mile etc.... not that im really lookin to race this thing...
     
  2. Jul 8, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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    senor taco

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    Welcome to TW:wave: I would get a 4X4 :cool:
     
  3. Jul 8, 2010 at 11:10 PM
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    jodiddly33

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    Well it depends on what you're going to use it for really
     
  4. Jul 8, 2010 at 11:12 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    How do you intend on using the truck?

    -Pluses to the 4cyl?.... gas mileage.

    -There are cat-back exhausts, headers, intakes, and even a supercharger available.
     
  5. Jul 8, 2010 at 11:12 PM
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    thainess

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    yea im planing on takin campin trips and some muddin

    but also alot of DD going to work and school mostly city
     
  6. Jul 8, 2010 at 11:13 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    then get the 4wd ;)
     
  7. Jul 8, 2010 at 11:17 PM
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    senor taco

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    I regret not getting a 4by, you know what they say "Its better to have it and not need it, then to need it and not have it.
     
  8. Jul 8, 2010 at 11:24 PM
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    005Tacoma

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    I would buy the 4WD. If you buy a prerunner all you get is a jacked up 2WD. If your going to spend $22k to $30k anyway then you might as well get the 4WD.
     
  9. Jul 25, 2010 at 1:40 PM
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    andy2003

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    4x4 all the way. Mine gets 21/22 mpg on the highway with the 2.7 4 5speed and if you want to go hunting camping or you get into snow you will want the 4x4 .
     
  10. Jul 25, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    Barnone

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    The only big power gain on the 4 is a supercharger so if you are thinking you need more power than get a 6.
    The headers, muffler, etc give very little boost in juice.
    Mudding? 4x4 for sure but why someone would do mudding in a nice expensive truck is beyond me.
     
  11. Jul 25, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    tacomaprerunner

    tacomaprerunner Dang liberals.

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    Have you considered a used Tacoma? You said you were going to go with 4cyl cause it's 'thousands cheaper'. You could get an older 6cyl with 4x4 easily for the price of a new 4 cyl 4x4.
     
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