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Enough Already! Your Truck's T, HP and RPM Explained

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by hiPSI, Oct 24, 2018.

  1. Jan 25, 2019 at 7:16 PM
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    cubie

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    I may be in the minority here, but I love my new 18' Taco! This is my 5th Yota and am pleased with how it performs. My last one was an 06 MT, but clutch was going out, so I bought this new one. I've been babying it, but have been slowly pressing the gas pedal a little bit closer to the floor each time I drive it. Right at 1200 miles on it now and no complaints so far!
     
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  2. Jan 28, 2019 at 8:11 PM
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    Let's talk more about these mods... I like what I'm hearing.
     
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  3. Jan 28, 2019 at 9:06 PM
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    Basically a motor is just a multi cylinder air pump the more efficient it is the more hp it'll make

    Ported Polished CNC cylinder heads allow for more airflow on the intake side along with increased flow on the exh side .These mods are good for up to 70hp

    A more aggressive cam profile that will work in conjunction with the cylinder heads

    Larger throttle body allows more air into the motor


    Torque converter designed to get the motor faster into its hp / tq curve this will improve off idle throttle response

    Performance transmission valve body for firmer quicker shifts
     
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  4. Jan 28, 2019 at 9:10 PM
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    How much of this is custom, how much can be bought and installed?

    Does any or all of it void warranty?
     
  5. Jan 30, 2019 at 4:53 AM
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    MOC221_ 3rd Gen GinGer StepchilD

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    I'm no expert, but you're probably going to have to make changes to the ECM calibration to truly take advantage of these mods.
     
  6. Feb 2, 2019 at 8:42 AM
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    I’m so happy I have a manual six speed in my 2016 tacoma TRD sport. No automatic transmission hunting shifts!
    I can hold any gear up or downhill or shift as needed myself and red line at will. I can downshift to avoid lugging engine.
    I test drove an automatic and hated the transmission hunting gears or continuing to upshift while I was approaching slow or stopped traffic ahead.
    A manual shift provides more control and is a better driving experience IMO
    As far as speed and power I’m aware I bought a truck not a sports car. I have no problem with the stock available horsepower or speed.
    And my clean driver license is a bonus.
    Appreciate the technical explanation at the beginning of this thread
    Dannyblues
     
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  7. Feb 17, 2019 at 4:52 PM
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    So I was really happy with the truck and the way the power hits. Now I am really upset this thing doesn't roast its tires like the Lambo on This video game I saw once.
     
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  8. Feb 19, 2019 at 8:51 PM
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    I mean.. the true solution, from a performance/appeasing tacoma world perspective would be to squeeze a 4.0-5.0L V8 into the taco. With the requisite suspension/frame/transmission/brake upgrades of course. Sort of a throwback to the dodge dakota days. Sure leave the v6 option, but give us the Taco-HD. 10000lbs towing, "small" truck, power and torque for days.

    But of course.. if they built that they'd sell all of 0 Tundies..
     
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  9. Feb 20, 2019 at 8:23 AM
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    I’d be all over it for sure. It’s a shame that would never come to fruition.
     
  10. Feb 20, 2019 at 8:25 AM
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    I noticed today not sure why I just figured it out...if you want something that’s got balls you gotta make the jump to dodge/Jeep. I’d never do it my motto has always been.. I’ll take no car over a mopar.
     
  11. Feb 22, 2019 at 8:20 AM
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    Cause all Dodge has is that big fat hemi. Everything else on ‘em falls apart in a couple years. You have a good wank-fest with your buddies about how much power it makes. These are the same people that put 850hp in a Challenger. In case you gotta drag race that Sonata in the other lane...

     
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  12. Feb 22, 2019 at 12:36 PM
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    I agree!
    Isn’t this a Tacoma site? How did Dodge get in here?
    Those big dodge trucks look purdy when new but up here in the northeast they become rust buckets in no time
    I’d never expect the reliability either compared to a Tacoma
    My black 2016 TRD sport with manual tranny looks better than any truck out there IMHO
    Dannyblues
     
  13. Feb 22, 2019 at 1:03 PM
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    Joe jaramillo

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    The 3.5 is built like a race motor. Forged bottom end, roller everything, oilsquirters on the pistons, four bolt main with cross bolting, double overhead cam, four valves per cylinder. That engine is the bomb.
     
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  14. Feb 22, 2019 at 2:05 PM
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    I agree! However Cadillac CTS has a 3.6 liter with twin turbos that gets about 420 hp and about the same torque.
    That’s something for Toyota to think about anyway.
    I doubt though that Cadillac motor would be good truck duty. Just fast. Great if gas money isn’t a problem.
    Dannyblues
     

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