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Crazy Idea?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tyler_G13, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:44 AM
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    Tyler_G13

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    So i was wondering if it was even possible to replace the 4.0L V6 tacoma engine for the 5.7 V8 Tundra Engine?
     
  2. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    Jigzor

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    How much $$ do you have?
     
  3. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    anything is possible if you throw enough money at it.
     
  4. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:48 AM
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    .................and that somes up this thread.
     
  5. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:49 AM
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  6. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    I'd love to see that.
     
  8. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    Personally, I think the 4.6L would be better
     
  9. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    oswego i wanna see pics
     
  10. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    colinb17

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    not trying to be an asshole, but if you have to ask, odds are you don't have the experience and/or equipment to do it yourself, and it will therefore be very expensive....but like they said, it's possible, just depends on $$$
     
  11. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    i mean i know it would be expensive but i think it would be worth it.
     
  12. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    Yes Boyd..I too want to see these pics!
     
  13. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    Whoa... this iz serious biznizz.
     
  14. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    What exactly makes it worth it?

    That hypothesis just stopped my fun in this thread. :(
     
  15. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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    Because You get the size and agility of the tacoma with the power of the tundra....
     
  16. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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    You could always find a way to stick the Tacoma panels onto a Tundra (maybe velcro or duct tape, I'm thinking) then hack away the extra frame parts with a chain saw, and then have a body shop make it all purdy....probably be cheaper that way.
     
  17. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:58 AM
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    why not just put a supercharger on it, or a turbo?
     
  18. Jun 22, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    that's what the supercharger is for. it's easier, cheaper, and warantied by toyota. plus, with a v8, you'll have to beef up your suspension for the heavier motor, and with all the extra weight, it will no longer have the agility of a v6 taco, just better acceleration

    Edit: dan beat me to it
     
  19. Jun 22, 2010 at 10:01 AM
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    Are you prepared to swap in a tranny, driveshaft, rear end, and probably suspension from a Tundra too?

    Sorry, but this is a dumb thread.
     
  20. Jun 22, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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