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Cheap Upgrades to Gain HP and Torque

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by BabyT, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. Feb 4, 2011 at 6:43 PM
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    BabyT

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    Im lookin for simple upgrades(cold air intake etc.) also what can i add to gain a good sound out of the engine
     
  2. Feb 4, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    Truck specs?
     
  3. Feb 4, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    Well with either engine you will get sounds from an intake and exhaust. You won't feel a power difference though. Search the forums.
     
  4. Feb 4, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    double cab v6 4x4
     
  5. Feb 4, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    X784307605476234979087698679347945354732985739854739843.99
     
  6. Feb 4, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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    island808

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    Looking around the ONLY thing that changes hp or torque on the 1gr is forced induction.

    You NEVER get cheap horsepower on anything. Though K&N advertises 10 hp on the tacoma for their filtercharger. They're absolutely full of shit. Who wants to start a class action against them? Ruining engines AND lying?
     
  7. Feb 5, 2011 at 6:44 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    If you read their fine print, you see they say "up to...." Which means you can get anything from 0 to 10 hp, depending on engine, conditions, etc.
     
  8. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    AMS Filter, WT Mats, Supertop, ScanGauge.
    Dynomax Super Turbo Muffler will help hp a little, ain't going to sound good though.

    Flowmaster 40 Series Muffler will sound good, ain't going to help hp though.

    CAI's haven't been known to do much for gains, they look fancy and sound nice though. Some would debate that a re-usable drop in or CAI filter is cost effective and provides better flow and filtering protection.

    More foot on gas pedal will add horsepower and torque, and will sound better, may decrease gas mileage however.

    Good luck!
     
  9. Feb 5, 2011 at 7:34 AM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    There's no such thing as cheap HP.
     
  10. Feb 5, 2011 at 2:37 PM
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    Fast - Cheap - Reliable

    You can choose only two.
     
  11. Feb 5, 2011 at 2:40 PM
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    Whipper, you can't quote yourself you bastard! Lol

    And Scott is right, a charger is the best way for real power, but it wont be cheap.
     
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    Lmao! Props 4 quoting urself!!
     
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  15. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    No one else ever wants to quote me.:(
     
  16. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Happy? :eek:
     
  17. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:15 PM
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  18. Feb 5, 2011 at 3:36 PM
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    I learned that in high school business/marketing. 'Up to' only means not over. Earn up to $1000 a day. If you only earned 35 cents, you are on your way 'up to' $1000.
     
  19. Feb 7, 2011 at 10:09 AM
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    Yes, it was a re-seller sight that was quoting straight 10. But K&N should police that stuff.

    They also might want to put in there "may not actually filter what you need it to".
     
  20. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:51 PM
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    What do you mean ruining engines???? My bro has had one on his 03 RSX since new, still pulls hard. Never heard of any problems except sucking ip puddles.
     
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