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GA Tacoma Owners BS Thread

Discussion in 'Georgia' started by BYJOSHCOOK, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. Apr 6, 2021 at 12:17 PM
    Scott B.

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  2. Apr 6, 2021 at 12:45 PM
    Gilmorec61

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    Yes
    Baby 88p for the time being. Combined 3.0CFM. Have looked into other options but price point of kit would increase dramatically.
     
  3. Apr 6, 2021 at 1:22 PM
    Dirk Diggler

    Dirk Diggler Under the Stun Gun

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    I run the smitty 5.65 and only complain I have is the fittings are proprietary. 5 minutes and 20 bucks later they can be made universal
     
  4. Apr 7, 2021 at 7:32 AM
    iK0NiK

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    Bil 6112/5160's etc.
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  5. Apr 9, 2021 at 4:52 PM
    Built2Ride

    Built2Ride Who wants to ride out?! PM Me.

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    All my rigs are purpose built. From crawling to camping. I also enjoy a nice stock truck for what that’s worth. Toyota’s are the jam!
  6. Apr 9, 2021 at 4:56 PM
    Dirk Diggler

    Dirk Diggler Under the Stun Gun

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  7. Apr 9, 2021 at 8:49 PM
    Pizzasteve5717

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  8. Apr 10, 2021 at 12:40 AM
    Marcmtb1

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    5100/885 w/ 1/4 lean spacer, Icon RXT w/ B110’s, 255/80/17 FWP, AP Apex Sliders, SSP, ADD W1, BD mirror riser
    I half expected a case of Bud to fall out of his cab when he flopped
     
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  9. Apr 11, 2021 at 7:24 PM
    Marcmtb1

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    5100/885 w/ 1/4 lean spacer, Icon RXT w/ B110’s, 255/80/17 FWP, AP Apex Sliders, SSP, ADD W1, BD mirror riser
    DUDES. Just got the KDMAX 87 tune and it made me dial back the Maggy plans with less than 2 hrs behind the wheel. No more laggy down shifting (can hardly feel the 6-4, or 6-5 downshift, it’s just RPMs now), way better OD usage on the highway, proper gears in town and it eliminates the dead feeling throttle. No more stomping to the ground and counting to 2 before it goes somewhere. So far it fixes 95% of the complaints I have with this thing.

    Now for some front body mounts..
     
  10. Apr 12, 2021 at 4:51 AM
    CowboyTaco

    CowboyTaco $20 is $20

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    So I have to ask....

    If a tune makes it so much more better in all aspects, why didn't Toyota tune it this way from the factory?

    ...I generally think of the Toyota engineers to be top notch, so it seems that there has to be a downside. Longevity?
     
  11. Apr 12, 2021 at 5:01 AM
    Airmain

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    Somethings to consider about factory they have to tune it for specific emissions requirements that may not be the best for drive ability of the vehicle. Also consider that with modifications can change the dynamic of the vehicle as well.
     
  12. Apr 12, 2021 at 7:43 AM
    Built2Ride

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    All my rigs are purpose built. From crawling to camping. I also enjoy a nice stock truck for what that’s worth. Toyota’s are the jam!
    Merely MPGs and getting it out the door. You would like to think that Toyota is putting in the R&D to squeeE every bit out of there stuff...that’s just not the case. The difference in the way it drives is nuts with the tune. Makes me think what else can be unleashed.

    in a nutshell they went went a motor that was being used for other applications and didn’t put the time in to see how the truck was going to operate with more than one person in it and slightly larger tires.
    From the dealership in its stock form the truck definitely had something, cause it tev’d up so high. But they dropped the ball on the trans shift points all together.
    Then just released it.
     
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  13. Apr 12, 2021 at 7:43 AM
    Built2Ride

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    All my rigs are purpose built. From crawling to camping. I also enjoy a nice stock truck for what that’s worth. Toyota’s are the jam!
    Agreed
     
  14. Apr 12, 2021 at 7:59 AM
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    Are you on KDMAX?
     
  15. Apr 12, 2021 at 8:03 AM
    Built2Ride

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    All my rigs are purpose built. From crawling to camping. I also enjoy a nice stock truck for what that’s worth. Toyota’s are the jam!
    I recently got a tune from Rich @Stormpeacock for the 89 octane. It is the most recent tune he has built up. In fact, he put a tune on my truck and then he went to the Dyno with the same Tune and tweaked it further. I had him re-tune it to see the difference it made.
    You need to come drive this thing man, I mean with all my shit on it, it really a drives better than when it was new...way better.
     
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  16. Apr 12, 2021 at 8:11 AM
    Stormpeacock

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    vF Tuned MESO Garmin Mini Dash Cams Hella Horns: Sharptones Custom Shift Knob Lomax Pro Tonneau
    OVtune is just now releasing beta testing and access to start building true 3-way map switching in tunes. I think D, ECT, and 4lo.
    Hopefully we'll be able to get into this and push it into release soon. With further development we should be able to do something special. Ill keep y'all posted on these developments and be able to update folks once its all tested and viable.
     
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  17. Apr 12, 2021 at 8:12 AM
    Built2Ride

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    All my rigs are purpose built. From crawling to camping. I also enjoy a nice stock truck for what that’s worth. Toyota’s are the jam!
    I want the tune that allows me to switch gas tanks?! You know go from ECO to Ludicris speed!!
     
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  18. Apr 13, 2021 at 11:12 AM
    MDB Taco

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    Looking for gear recommendations. I need to finally get a quality and BRIGHT rechargeable flashlight. My uses would be mainly working on the cars, but would also use it out in the woods and such.

    Whatre y’all using? The best deal I can find right now is the Coast 400R direct from their website for $27 or so.
     
  19. Apr 13, 2021 at 11:19 AM
    CowboyTaco

    CowboyTaco $20 is $20

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    If it meets your needs, that is cheap.

    On a side note, did you ever get a fence?
     
  20. Apr 13, 2021 at 11:34 AM
    MDB Taco

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    Yeah man! The new GSD pup will be here soon to make good use of it too.
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