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ECU Swap from later tacoma into 95-96?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Avsguy33, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. Mar 20, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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    Avsguy33

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    Wondering if anyone has done this? Tried to search but couldnt find any for sure info on if this will work. Reason being is I am looking to supercharge the taco and since it is the DD I would prefer it not to be down while troubleshooting. Have read speculations about the URD kit with stock ECU but I would think if you could just swap ECU's then install the TRD charger everything would work. Any other issues with swapping the ECU?
     
  2. Mar 20, 2011 at 8:04 PM
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    I would defiantly be interested in this to SC my Taco too..
     
  3. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:39 PM
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    Bump, anyone have any idea if this works?
     
  4. Sep 11, 2013 at 9:58 AM
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    Did you ever figure this out? I'm in the same position except with a turbo instead of S/C. I keep getting BS answers every time I call Toyota or the local yards about year compatibility and exact CPU part numbers and stuff. I'm in Thornton too BTW
     
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    Yes it works. Although if your turboing..you should go about it in a way it won't matter anyways.

    but for SC. You want a 97 ecu with the exact same options as you in terms of motor and tranny and 4wd.
     
  6. Sep 12, 2013 at 3:53 AM
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    Ok cool. I called Gadget from URD and he said that it retards the the timing from the boost itself, not just the S/C itself necessarily. I'm not sure how true that is, but would you recommend just getting a 97 ECU anyway? Thanks a bunch for your time
     
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