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how do i get more power out of my tacoma?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by cole47, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Feb 4, 2009 at 2:09 PM
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    cole47

    cole47 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i have a 04 DC with headers exhaust dec plate mod and a worthless TBS, i pull a enclosed trailer for work about every day. im not sure how much it weighs. it seems like my tacoma is struggling really bad. any ideas? i really dont want to dump 3 grand in a supercharger if thats the case i just buy a v8. i love my truck and i want to keep it. anything you guys know to do?
     
  2. Feb 4, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    ubermx5

    ubermx5 Well-Known Member

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    Well do you have the 6v?

    You may need to get that trailor weighted.. if it more than truck can handle this might be why...

    Alos 3k on a super charger is not all that bad..
    a V-8 will set you back way more than that will..
     
  3. Feb 4, 2009 at 4:30 PM
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    cole47

    cole47 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    yea its the v6..... well i used to pull it with my powerstroke but thats a hugee diff in engine size. what will i be pushing with the charger? like 305??? im lookin for more on the torque side of it
     
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