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BEST Performance Modifications for my 2003 tacoma prerunner trd?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by dylla93, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. Jul 17, 2010 at 3:49 PM
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    dylla93

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    I am 17 and im trying to find the best performance parts to add horsepower and sound to my 2003 tacoma prerunner trd?
     
  2. Jul 17, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    humanoid

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    If you have $$$$ that would be a supercharger. A little cheaper would be new headers and a more free flowing exhaust. Anything other than that, you're just wasting money.
     
  3. Jul 17, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    You just posted this exact same thread, but saying you were 16?
     
  4. Jul 17, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    MY Birthdays in aug. lay off bro and what exhaust is best?
     
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  5. Jul 18, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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    malander That's some tight butthole

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    deck plate mod,jba cat back,bilstein 5100's,ome 883 springs, Allpro expos, allpro U-bolt flip kit, 10" Bilstien 5150 shocks, custom lower shock mounts
    I'm going magnaflow cat-back soon mainly because its the only brand that has a dyno sheet to go along with it but i may trade out for a flowmaster muffler. either way exhaust will probably only help you in the higher rpms or if you have a s/c
     
  6. Jul 18, 2010 at 1:46 PM
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    do the deck plate mod, im 18 and have an 03 aswell and the deck plate mod is cheap and an easy couple hp. plus a nice engine growl
     
  7. Jul 20, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    Hey, Ryan i love your truck Sick build thats the color we were trying to get. Very clean truck sick build i just did the deckplate and am prob. guna go with the flowmaster as well haha n not shitting you n not to be gay but my name is also ryan.
     
  8. Jul 20, 2010 at 12:10 PM
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    haha thanks, Ryan is a pretty tight name. no homo.
     
  9. Jul 20, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    I laughed my ass off when I read "no homo", :rofl:

    That was great.
     
  10. Jul 20, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    Respect your elder gen.
    Pink slider.
    you might get a few horses and torques out of exhaust.

    really the easiest way to make big power is thru a blower.
     
  11. Jul 21, 2010 at 1:06 PM
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    keep it stock
     
  12. Jul 21, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    Come on now you know we can't keep are trucks stock.
     
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    I have a K&N FIPK cold air intake & Magnablow muffler. They both suck. They are: Noisy, annoying, and didnt really help performance (03 V6 Pre Runner). Forget throttlebody spacers too....Waste O' $$$
     
  14. Jul 21, 2010 at 3:13 PM
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    x1 Keep it stock. Or....I'll trade your stock stuff for my A/M stuff?
     
  15. Jul 21, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    what kinda aftermarket stuff do you have haha. i might be interested
     
  16. Jul 21, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    let me rephrase

    keep (motor) stock

    but ide lift the shit out of it
     
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    Man you didn't feel any power increase? I have the K&N CAI and the Helix Tower power Spacer and i feel an increase in power epically when towing.

    Hell my buddy Dyno'd the spacer on a 02 4Runner with the stock air box and it gained 8hp at 4400rpm

    And K&N sates over 9hp gains i don't know if it's true. If it's not true i guess we should file a class action lawsuit.

    Any way i highly recommend the Helix Tower Power.
     
  18. Jul 21, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    All the K&N did was phuck-up my MAS. (not over-oiled) and is noisy as shit.
     
  19. Jul 21, 2010 at 5:18 PM
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    Respect your elder gen.
    Pink slider.
    FWIW, somebody on here dyno'd aftermarket mufflers and, from his selection, found out that the Dynomax Super Turbo put out the most hp gain.
     
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