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horsepower/gas mileage increase

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by eapple, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. Apr 3, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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    To maximize horsepower and fuel mileage would it be best to install cold air intake with a chip and high flow exhaust?? also how do you determine which chip to install if you change to cold air intake?
     
  2. Apr 3, 2013 at 10:25 AM
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    No, use less skinny pedal.
     
  3. Apr 3, 2013 at 11:04 AM
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    Eat "Kettle Brand" Chips.
     
  4. Apr 3, 2013 at 11:04 AM
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    Need more info about your truck.
     
  5. Apr 3, 2013 at 11:06 AM
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    This first, but usually the words horsepower and MPG don't go together.
     
  6. Apr 3, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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    LOL @ This. Fucking love it lol
     
  7. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:33 PM
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    Get your ECU calibrated don't think you can buy a plastic chip and make your truck basically faster and better mpg
     
  8. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:50 PM
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    The myth that intake and exhaust help mpg is false.
     
  9. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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    a chip and intake and exhaust will get you substantially more horsepower and mpg after you get a new engine and throw the other stuff away.


    but seriously, chips do crap
    intakes are usually crap
    exhausts get minimal gains


    forced induction is the only real way to get a noticeable gain, but then bye bye mpgs, cause you don't buy a corvette to watch grass grow
     
  10. Apr 3, 2013 at 8:59 PM
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    port and polish intake manifold, supercharger, pulley for charger, lifted, tires, deckplate, (doing full engine build)
    I am going all in on horse power. And could give a shit about gas mileage. You will gain nothing size able or noticeable unless you put down 2k+ and then you can start burning more dead dinosaur juices.
     
  11. Apr 3, 2013 at 9:08 PM
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    Increase in HP=Trade Taco for Tundra:D

    Increase in MPG=Trade Taco for Corolla.

    Best compromise is probably a supercharger. But then, who cares about MPG. Cost of supercharger will pay for lots of gas. On second thought, leave it stock. Toyota spent lots of money engineering a decent compromise.:cool:
     
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    Get a EMS, and tune it to have a little more timing than stock, and run a little leaner than stock.

    Add cam gears to cool the combustion chamber and evacuate the exhaust gases more quickly. To help with previous comment about EMS.
     
  13. Apr 4, 2013 at 7:13 AM
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    I meant the MAF.

    because everyone on Tacomaworld loves to jump on the first guy who makes a mistake :rolleyes:
     
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    it is a 2007 tacoma double cab ... completely stock. I pull a camper and really just looking for a little more hp only reason i even mentioned gas mileage is the last mustang i had when i put cold air intake on the mpg increased for all these smart@sses on here!!!
     
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    Yeah... Apples to oranges. Get a lighter rim and tire combo to reduce rotating mass.
     
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    not really gonna happen in these trucks... Sorry bud
     
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    You'll definitely pick up power with an Afe or URD intake. Gas mileage will be most dependant on gas pedal, tire pressure and all sorts of other factors.
     
  19. Apr 8, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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    I have a 2011 V6 Taco 6" lift. Avg mileage 18-20. I didn't see any improvement after intake/exhaust changes, until I changed the clutch fan to an electric and got a BullyDog Watch dog to show me where I was wasting fuel.
    PS. I have Manual Trans. I don't think you can get this mileage with a Auto.
    Hope that helps.
     
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