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Guys, help a noob improve the performance of his new truck!

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by AxxSxxB, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:25 AM
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    AxxSxxB

    AxxSxxB [OP] Oblivious and Ignorant

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    2009 4x2 PreRunner 4.0L V6 5-Speed Auto.. got it with the TRD Sport package, Double cab short bed.

    I know almost nothing about trucks, and my motorhead friend is in alaska for the semester. What would you guys recommend I do to give my truck the highest performance possible (without swapping the engine).
     
  2. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:29 AM
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    Trd supercharger
     
  3. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:30 AM
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    X2 on the Super charger.
     
  4. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    AxxSxxB

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    Thanks for the advice! Anything else? Exhaust/Intake/etc... Money is not an issue here. Just looking to do insane, horrible, terrible things to my truck :).
     
  5. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    Oh yeah welcome to Tw !!
     
  6. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    Exaust and intake is always good. Since money isn't an issue I would go with the trd exaust and intake.
     
  7. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:36 AM
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    Do you see their performance as up to par with other exhaust/intakes?
     
  8. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:38 AM
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    Also, the TRD Sport package I got with the truck... does it come with anything I would normally upgrade to, or is that wishful thinking? xD
     
  9. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:38 AM
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    Exhaust won't net you much gain. TRD intake is decent.

    The only real improvement you'll see is through properly tuned forced induction. TRD supercharger maintains the factory warranty with a nice performance boost.
     
  10. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:39 AM
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    Came with a limited slip rear which is always nice.
     
  11. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:40 AM
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  12. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:40 AM
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    Hmm... If we were disregarding keeping the warranty, what would you recommend adding? Money really isnt an issue at all. I'm just trying to go for top tier performance.
     
  14. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:44 AM
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    Reassertion of URD
     
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    If money is no object, give Carroll Shelby a call.
     
  16. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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    You have to buy the base supercharger then get the parts separate for stage 3, I don't think they sell a kit for it.

    The parts for each stage are listed towards the bottom of the page I linked to.
     
  18. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:50 AM
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    Jeeez, money isnt a issue? It says your 18, what do you do for a living?:confused:
     
  19. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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    This kind of intake mod with give you the absolute maximum amount of power out of your engine. The only other thing to do would be replace stock drive train components with lightweight ones or try to drop some excess weight from the truck. Obviously you're going to need some racing tires and suspension if you want to be able to control this thing.
     
  20. Sep 1, 2009 at 8:54 AM
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    They sell a stage 2 kit at least heh.


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