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HP differences

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Dcrooks84, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. Mar 26, 2008 at 7:21 PM
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    Dcrooks84

    Dcrooks84 [OP] Sir Anal Loin of Beef

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    What was changed from the '05 model to the '06 model V6 engine to make the drop in HP and Torque? The '06 boasts a hp of 236, whereas my '05 states it has 245hp. Does anyone know where the other 9 horses went?
     
  2. Mar 26, 2008 at 7:24 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    hey man, dont worry........they are still there, they just got measured in a different way is all. have no fear!!:D
     
  3. Mar 26, 2008 at 7:26 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    yeah...they started using some other form to measure them...exact same motors though
     
  4. Mar 26, 2008 at 8:16 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    The 9 horses were technically never there. They now use the SAE J1349 standard which is more accurate so the '05 rating of 245hp was actually 236 when going by the new standard.
     
  5. Mar 27, 2008 at 6:40 PM
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    Dcrooks84

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    Well that's disapointing, either way my paperwork says 245 I'll stick with that when talking about the taco
     
  6. Mar 27, 2008 at 6:53 PM
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    definitely......nothing wrong with embellishing a bit:D(not really embellishing i dont guess though, when its still kinda the truth!!).
     
  7. Mar 27, 2008 at 7:46 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Yeah, I mean it's not a big deal, really. Pretty much every car made "lost" some hp with the new SAE standard. Japanese cars "lost" the most, though. I think the Corvette went down something like 3hp in comparison. Hey, it's still a fast truck.
     
  8. Mar 27, 2008 at 8:18 PM
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    Roland

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    It's still 245 when you use the high octane gas. They had to list it with the power available with the lowest grade fuel recommended.
     
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