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Diesel Petition (Toyota)

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by 007Tacoma, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. 007Tacoma

    007Tacoma [OP] I dub thee malicious!

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    Ladies and Gentlemen:

    As you all probably already know, I am a strong advocate for a reliable turbo diesel engine. I have experience with their power, economy, and durability among many other wonderful attirbutes. The below online petition is for the choice of a diesel engine in the Toyota vehicles that are now sold in the United States.

    If you would like the choice of a diesel engine in your next Toyota, please sign this petition (600 signatures as of this post)...

    http://www.petitiononline.com/TOYD4D/

    FYI - Chevy, Ford, and Dodge will be offering a diesel engine option in their 1/2 ton trucks and SUVs starting in 2009. Honda will have a 2.2L i-CTDi (turbo diesel) Accord available in 2009. Nissan will have a 2.5L Renault turbo diesel available in the Nissan Altima in 2009 (rumor is that this will be a fairly easy conversion to the Frontier). Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, and Audi will all have one if not almost all of the vehicles in their fleet available with a diesel engine middle to late 2008. Even BMW is talking about bringing a diesel engine to the United States in 2010.

    Toyota is only now considering (with no official confirmation) a diesel HD Tundra. Toyota diesel engines run the world over outside of North America. Toyota needs to step up to the plate. Give us some diesel options!


    Some of this information has changed...


    Also, Toyota is planning on releasing a diesel Tundra and Seqouia.
     
  2. 007Tacoma

    007Tacoma [OP] I dub thee malicious!

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    Just as a note:

    I am researching putting a 3.0L Toyota Turbo diesel into my 2007 Tacoma as soon as it is paid off. For more information on Tacoma/Toyota diesel conversions, check out http://www.dieseltoyz.com/
     
  3. MotoXFreeStyle61

    MotoXFreeStyle61 Displaced Texan

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    id buy a diesel I4 in a heartbeat. :D
     
  4. nd

    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    I'd love to have a diesel. I'm more intereted in toyota's diesel V6 than the I4 though
     
  5. 007Tacoma

    007Tacoma [OP] I dub thee malicious!

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    The D4D 3.0L is a V6. ;)
     
  6. 350TacoZilla

    350TacoZilla Well-Known Member

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    side note my old toyota diesel was for sale again on ebay... just look up 89 toyota diesel
     
  7. 350TacoZilla

    350TacoZilla Well-Known Member

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  8. 007Tacoma

    007Tacoma [OP] I dub thee malicious!

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    Wait. Are you selling it, or the person you sold it to selling it? :confused:

    That truck is exactly what I want!!! Too bad I have to buy a house before I can get a DieselToy. :(
     
  9. 350TacoZilla

    350TacoZilla Well-Known Member

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    2.7L 3RZ,K&N filter, 4" deck plate mod,flowmaster 40 series,3" body lift,3" suspension lift,35's. I also have another tacoma a 97 with a 350 small block in it on a 1972 blazer frame...
    guy I sold it to took the brush gaurd off then wrecked it.. replaced all the front sheetmetal bumpers and rad.... painted it and is selling it...saying like the wheels are new (on it when i had it) new stacks (built them in my garage with 2.5" tubing from advance auto) he did also put new tires on it.. lol.. it was maroon when I had it

    truck 001 (WinCE) (WinCE).jpg
     
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    oh and then he put the brush gaurd back on obviously... I sold it to him for $3500 and it needed the tires.. the rest is his fault for wreck LOL
     
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    007Tacoma [OP] I dub thee malicious!

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    Wow. Good thing I didn't shell out money for it. He got it for a steal at $3500!!! Now his initial list is $5,800? What a snow job. :(
     
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    man i can build you one of those in like 2 weeks time if all hte parts are avail right away... like if you drop off checks and a truck lol it was a good truck...sold it because needed a bigger truck for business use (carpenter) then hurt my back so no longer doing that ...so now I can get back into a toyota for gas milage..
     
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    I know, you schooled me on that last week i think. I'm just saying i'm more interested in htem putting the V6 in a Taco than the I4
     
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    007Tacoma [OP] I dub thee malicious!

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    oh. oops - sorry for the repeat. :D
     
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    I know a lot of you won't belive me but at work we have Toyota diesel tractors. They are about the size of a golf cart (lenght and width) but weigh over 8,000 lbs! They have a 4cyl not sure of displacement but they are bulletproof. They are the tractor of choice at work. They are used and abused and don't miss a beat. I have personally pulled over 28,000 lbs with them. I understand these are a different breed from what would be used in a Tundra or Taco but from personal experince I would buy one in a heartbeat. I will try to take some pics at work and share them with everyone.
     
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    I would love a I-4 diesel, the torque is amazing, and I don't know maybe I am a little hard core... but... I love the sound, especially under load, the bed is full of gear, tools, whatever, and up comes a nice hill, downshift and and pour on the torque, brings a smile to my face !!
     
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    seriously 007, how many times are you gonna make me look like a fool and rub my face in my own ignorance? geez....
     
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    definately post pics, i'd love to see that!
     
  19. 350TacoZilla

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    never know might be like the KZ 4 cyl... they are pretty sweet... mine was an 1L diesel...they made a few different ones but all are pretty tough..
     
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    TheMaster Born to Ride Thor

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    Hey Mark (007). What other intel do you have on Toyota Diesels? I'm desperate for one. Direct me to some good reads on them and why they haven't made it to North America yet. This is ticking me off :boom:.
     
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