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Header and intake help

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Tacoma414, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. Jul 24, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    Tacoma414

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    Im thinking about getting the afe stage 2 intake and I'm looking at headers, if I get the intake and new headers do I have get my truck re programmed to handle the aftermarket stuff? And what headers do you guys Reccomend? I'm not trying to spend to much on the headers

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  2. Jul 24, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    Well headers are going to run you anywhere from $400-$600 so you will have to fork over some cash for them. AFE is a reputable brand, but don't expect to gain gobs of HP and Torque from a simple header and intake combo. Your looking at probably a gain of 15-18 HP. These trucks are pretty limited in the power adder section unless you go full blown supercharger. With the AFE stage II and headers you're looking to spend close to $600-$700. I'd say save your money cause in the end, you're still driving a 4,000lb underpowered V6 truck.
     
  3. Jul 24, 2011 at 10:58 PM
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    Underpowered? But thats true about saving money, I'm not racing my truck I just want it to breath better and just thought the headers would help, but yeah I might just stick to an intake
     
  4. Jul 24, 2011 at 11:07 PM
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    2nd gen v6's are underpowered?
     
  5. Jul 24, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    Yeah that's the intake I was looking at

    And ^^^ yeah I dont think they are underpowered at all! You obviously can't compare it to a V8 but if you compare it to all the other v6 truck models like the colorado, frontier etc... Tacoma is definetaly on top
     
  6. Jul 24, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    4000 lbs with a decent gear ratio and 236hp is under powered? I have to disagree
    My 07 has way more power then my Tahoe with the 5.7 V8 ever did
     
  7. Jul 24, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    Its a truck. A midsize. If you wanted power get a Dodge Cummings. If you want speed get a Camero.
     
  8. Jul 25, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    Ok, maybe I wasn't reading your post correctly then
     
  9. Jul 25, 2011 at 11:28 AM
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    These are pretty quick trucks IMO. Supercharger is the way to go though!
     
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    If you want to spend all your time with your truck in the shop, get a Dodge Cummings, if you want power, get a Duramax :D
     
  11. Jul 25, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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    The 24v I6 5.9l Cummins in early 2000's loads of power and very reliable
     
  12. Jul 25, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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    for a mid size truck with a 4.0, it has plenty of power. a good amount of power over my ranger fx4 that i traded in for my taco....and gets better gas milage!
     
  13. Jul 26, 2011 at 3:35 AM
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    I'm sorry but I really disagree about the intake. Maybe I just read it wrong but mine is paying for itself everyday. I get way better gas mileage with my K&N CAI and you can definitely tell the difference just in the engine sounds. I noticed a difference the second I started mine up after installing it. Way better throttle response and a nice throaty sound from the engine starting around 3k RPM. I recommend them. But anyways, I'm looking for a thread about changing manual transmission fluid in a second gen. Anybody have any links for that? Thanks :)
     
  14. Jul 26, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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    You mean that's not true? Will the sticker help too?
     
  15. Jul 26, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    Is that 7hp or 10hp?
     
  16. Jul 26, 2011 at 1:11 PM
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    :rofl:
     
  17. Jul 26, 2011 at 1:11 PM
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    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    I don't think the Tacoma could handle something like that.
     
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