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IF you could do it again....

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by maxpower29, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. Mar 18, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    maxpower29

    maxpower29 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So, this week I should own my first Tacoma if everything goes right. Im not new to the tuning world. I once legit turboed a civic (yes I know a civic, but it was a true build. Learned alot). I went through 3-4 sets of EVERYTHING because I didnt do it right at first. It was a "live and learn" type of situation. I DONT want this to happen with my Tacoma....
    SOOOOO, if you were to start from scratch, what would your basic upgrades be? Im looking for about 4-5/10 sort of proformance. Nothing huge, but your basic upgrades to give a little more bite/power/flow/mpg. I read something about replacing the air filter box? Best bang for buck intake? Magnaflow exhaust worth it?
    You know, just the basic stuff that only a guy who has owned and loved a Tacoma should know.
    Thanks a bajillion anyone who would like to help. It will probably be the V6 DC LB too.
    I know this comes up alot and I remember when building my $12 000 motor/setup, over 100 times I wrote the same thing to people asking where to start. So maybe someday I will be able to help here!!!!!
     
  2. Mar 18, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    tiresmokintacoma

    tiresmokintacoma Bean&Cheese Taco

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    make sure it is a 4x4... thats all
     
  3. Mar 18, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    x2
     
  4. Mar 18, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    tacoman007

    tacoman007 ignorance is bliss,

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    i went base 4x4 cause i knew i would upgrade every aspect of my truck. the only thing i would do differnet is save to buy everything together.
     
  5. Mar 19, 2011 at 4:44 AM
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    maxpower29

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    lol. went 11.8 1/4 mile with a SOHC 1.6......not TOO bad.
     
  6. Mar 19, 2011 at 4:45 AM
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    Its gonna be 4x4 too. Bascially have to for our winters because we wont own a car.
     
  7. Mar 19, 2011 at 10:14 AM
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    NC15TRD

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    I'd read more on this site before buying then wanting to redo my suspension setup like I'm doing now!
     
  8. Mar 19, 2011 at 10:29 AM
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    best mod i have done to my truck is the urd maf sensor. installed it recently and i am so impressed with how the truck runs/increase in power.
     
  9. Mar 19, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    OP , you'll be happy with the DCLB Sport 4x4

    Changing tires to an AT in 265/70/17 will be your best bang for the buck as far as improved handling on the snow you will be dealing with .
     
  10. Mar 19, 2011 at 12:33 PM
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    What did you decide?
     
  11. Mar 19, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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    ddo you have a link on info and where to buy one? thanks for the info
     
  12. Mar 28, 2011 at 6:23 AM
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    Well I've got the Readylift SST kit and it's great for on road but I have friends who wanna start doing mild off roading so I'm looking at an OME kit
     
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