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Chevy Colorado with stock 5.3l V8

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by rcbs204, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    rcbs204

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    I don't know, i would have to do a allot more research before i would even consider the move to a different truck. It just really irks me how far behind the curve toyota is falling. I just my Taco to where i like it, but with the lift it just killed the power on it. The real problem lies in the fact that i cannot drive my hotrod in the winter, so have to compensate for lack of hp. Need for speed man.
     
  2. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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  3. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    You should replace the hot rod with an AWD hot rod:D
     
  4. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    Yeah Toyota used them on the pick-ups up till '95. Nissan went away from them a few years later.
     
  5. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    What did you have in mind?
     
  6. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    cough cough EVO!!!!
     
  7. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    Na, i'm 41, that car is for the younger gen.
    Had the Audi S4 before, but it was in the shop all the time.
     
  8. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    lol 41 is old? You don't need to be hot roddin then sir :rofl: If your considering swapping the yota for the colorado look into it a good bit (I know you will) it seems smaller on the inside. I don't know the measurements but I would like to see a side by side comparison I am pretty sure the tacoma dwarfs it...
     
  9. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    Their sloooow! I raced one in my x-runner . Stretched it!!! :burnrubber: .at the next light he asked Wat I had......:D
     
  11. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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    Yeah, but i need to sell about 10,000 4x4 switches to get it!! :D
     
  13. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    lol, yeah might take a while.
     
  15. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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    I think the tacoma should come with the V8 option. The 4.7 would sound amazing in a taco with dual flowmasters.
     
  16. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    That 4.7L is a good engine. Been around for donkeys ages and still kicks ass.
     
  17. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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    Id be all for that who's going to Japan to convince the execs?
     
  18. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:39 PM
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    The 5.2 and 5.9 were good as well.
     
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    a buddy of mine has the 5.3 in his colorado, its a beast. he just put 4:10 gears in it.
     
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    Little big. The 4.7 gets the same mileage as my truck does.
     
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