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5k worth of Lift or Supercharger

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DOUBLE D, Feb 10, 2012.

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Supercharger or 5k worth of Lift

  1. TRD Supercharger

    435 vote(s)
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  2. 5k worth of Lift

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  1. Sep 7, 2012 at 11:50 AM
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    slimjim33

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    6 inch lift for sure, the re-sale market (hopefully you dont get rid of it right away) would favor you more because it is lifted. think of the average buyer, would he be more attracted to it being lifted or supercharged. id have to say the lift, its not a celica its a tacoma
     
  2. Sep 7, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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  3. Sep 7, 2012 at 1:58 PM
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    well thats not exactly fair, you didnt show us a $5000 lift?...
     
  4. Sep 9, 2012 at 7:31 AM
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  5. Apr 4, 2013 at 1:29 PM
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    S/c isn't that great, went from 15 mpg to 12, and you'll only see gains if you are on the gas. I should have went with lift but I got a great deal on a S/c so I had to skewp it up.
     
  6. Apr 4, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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    Both--get the supercharger for $3900 (installed yourself), then do a minor lift with some 5100, toytec springs and an add-a-leaf. Thats probably $4600 total.
     
  7. Apr 4, 2013 at 11:51 PM
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    yeah but I would suggest installing it yourself only if you don't have anymore warranty. It doesn't void whatever you have left of you existing warranty if its installed by the dealer. I dunno, but IMO I would go supercharger and install it at the dealer. The extra $900 or so is worth it.
     
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  8. Apr 4, 2013 at 11:58 PM
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    Supercharger!
     
  9. Apr 5, 2013 at 4:05 AM
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    I have a lift, 33" tires and the supercharger. I get 15 mpg.

    When I was stock I was getting near 19 mpg. Then supercharger I was around 18.

    Lift and bigger tires definitely has a greater impact on fuel economy than the supercharger alone.
     
  10. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:07 AM
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    X2. You could put together a pretty decent setup if you were patient and found the parts for a good price. AllPro's kit is pretty cheap (compared to others) and you could find some bilsteins to get you started and still have enough cash left to get tires. Supercharger would be nice though :D
     
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    There's a bit more to LT than just a front bolt on kit
     
  12. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:40 AM
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    I was implying that it would be a good starter set up that would be affordable on the op's budget.

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    Title of the thread states 5k of lift or s/c. 5k of a front LT setup would be useless, you need to invest 10 grand or more on a decent LT setup, you could get a good m/t setup for 5k though.
     
  14. Apr 21, 2013 at 10:58 AM
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    Take your 5K go put it on Red! 48.6% Chance of getting both.

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    Why are people saying get a 6" lift for wheeling? 35" tires are too much for these CV axles and 6" is way too tall for the trail. Besides if OP has to ask this question chances are he ain't gonna wheel it.

    Just get the supercharger.
     
  16. May 5, 2013 at 7:11 AM
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    Neither. If you love your truck enough to drop 5k on it then do it a favour and have the frame hot dip galvanized. For the same 5k you will still have that truck 30 years from now.
     
  17. May 5, 2013 at 9:43 AM
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    My other car is a '12 Boss 302 so I already go fast. Lift and tires it is.
     
  18. May 5, 2013 at 9:57 AM
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    Thread is well over a year old, the OP's truck has a lift and no S/c, I think he made his mind up a while ago.

    FWIW, the S/C is only helpful at about 2500+ RPMs, also while it's upwards of said RPMs you are guzzling gas.

    If you have a 4wd, do the lift, if you have an XR, do the S/C.
     
  20. May 6, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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    Helll nahhh. Sick long travel kit > supercharger IMO... I'd be looking like MrGrimm or Spoonman
     
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