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Horsepower & MPG Increase

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dalesrn, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. Nov 27, 2009 at 6:44 AM
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    dalesrn

    dalesrn [OP] Tacoma TSS

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  2. Nov 27, 2009 at 6:55 AM
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    dalesrn

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    What about your CAI? Did you install that? Do you notice a difference? I currently have a Borla air filter. Would I have to remove that?
     
  3. Nov 27, 2009 at 7:07 AM
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    Brunes

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    Yeah...Super Charger is the way to go for real gains...A blower with a good tune is the way to go!!

    These fleabay: [​IMG] are useless (for the most part...)
     
  4. Nov 27, 2009 at 7:30 AM
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    Believe me, if I had $4000-$5000, I would get the supercharger. I am trying to increase HP for an affordable price. Not to mention, the supercharger requires premium gas.
     
  5. Nov 27, 2009 at 7:36 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Those "chips" are nothing more than a $0.05 resistor from Radio Shack, and the dupe your ECU into keeping the engine running in an Open Loop condition (overly rich), which hurts MPG, performance, and can damage the cats over time.
     
  6. Nov 27, 2009 at 7:40 AM
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    I figured this "enhancement" was too good to be true for the price.
     
  7. Nov 27, 2009 at 7:51 AM
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    I appreciate the input.
     
  8. Nov 27, 2009 at 7:54 AM
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    There not even that!! My friend got dooped into buying one of these p.o.s.' for his... so i took it apart to see what it was like and the wires were just melted into the plastic on the inside of the unit, total scam!!!
     
  9. Nov 27, 2009 at 7:56 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    LMAO!!!! I havent seen that yet! Thats hilarious!
     
  10. Nov 27, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    08pretaco Almost there

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    Borla makes an air filter for the taco??
     
  11. Nov 27, 2009 at 9:04 AM
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    Yeah. My Tacoma came with it. I have the TSS package and that includes to Borla filter and exhaust, along with other addons such as rims, tires, and nerf bars. I think this package is only available for the Gulf States Toyotas.
     
  12. Nov 27, 2009 at 9:24 AM
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    resistors are cheaper at radioshack.....
     
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