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List of best 2.7 mods

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by maxpower29, May 18, 2011.

  1. May 18, 2011 at 8:06 PM
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    All season mats, 2nd filter delete, DT header, Jardine cat-back, URD shifter, Bilstein 5100's all around at .85 front with Eibachs + .25 passenger/.5 drivers spacers and 1.5 AAL, 0w20 synthetic, Scanguage II, extra D rings, OEM backup camera+Mirror, bed mat, Extang Solid Fold, Popnlock 5300, Pro Comp 7089's 4.5bs 285/70/17 Revo 2s, De-badged
    Just looking to build a little list of the best mods to the 2.7 because most people talk about the 4L. Im starting to build my list and I dont want to make a mistake this time and waste money. Too many opinions out there so lets start a list!
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    -INTAKE : What type? Brand? Filter? Bought at?
    -HEADER : style/brand/bought
    -Exhaust : Style/brand/bought
    -Any electronics? Brand?
    - Stock filter replacement?
    Magnaflow, K&N, AFE, DT, LC, URD, BORLA, FLOWMASTER, etc
     
  2. May 18, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    Header: I FREAKING LOVE my Doug Thorley
    Exhaust: I have a Jardine, feel like I lost some low end but love the sound and after the regear not noticeable.
     
  3. May 18, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    Im thinking the AFE still but I ordered it a month ago and its still not here and im thinking about getting a refund and buying an intake. I think it might give you a bit better gain with the full I/H/E system?
     
  4. May 18, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    I know a buddy who got the AFE CAI and said he did not feel any difference so idk. Personally that $250 could go somewhere better..

    Where did you buy the filter from? I bought from autoanything and got it surprisingly quick. Oh and AFE has a great warranty and customer service. Had a problem with my filter and they took care of me :thumbsup:
     
  5. May 18, 2011 at 8:15 PM
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    All season mats, 2nd filter delete, DT header, Jardine cat-back, URD shifter, Bilstein 5100's all around at .85 front with Eibachs + .25 passenger/.5 drivers spacers and 1.5 AAL, 0w20 synthetic, Scanguage II, extra D rings, OEM backup camera+Mirror, bed mat, Extang Solid Fold, Popnlock 5300, Pro Comp 7089's 4.5bs 285/70/17 Revo 2s, De-badged
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/vendor-reviews/156461-sport-trucks-unlimited.html
    Pretty pissed off about it
     
  6. May 18, 2011 at 8:15 PM
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    Yeah, about all that's noticeable without going FI.

    Does your exhaust sound rice?
     
  7. May 18, 2011 at 8:18 PM
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    In the cab no, outside it sounds a little bit ricey but there is only so much you can do with a 4 cylinder. But I do enjoy the sound of it :D my GF's sister was driving behind us to go wheeling, sisters old BF had a nice looking Jeep wrangler no doors 6" lift with some 35's and all the goodies....she was like why cant you get a sick sounding exhaust like that for the Jeep? I was like... :D :D :D sweet :cool:
     
  8. May 18, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    All season mats, 2nd filter delete, DT header, Jardine cat-back, URD shifter, Bilstein 5100's all around at .85 front with Eibachs + .25 passenger/.5 drivers spacers and 1.5 AAL, 0w20 synthetic, Scanguage II, extra D rings, OEM backup camera+Mirror, bed mat, Extang Solid Fold, Popnlock 5300, Pro Comp 7089's 4.5bs 285/70/17 Revo 2s, De-badged
    did you ever hear a Borla for our motor? A guy local is selling one cheap and Im thinking about it
     
  9. May 18, 2011 at 8:20 PM
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    LCE header, K&N 63 series CAI, Flowmaster super 44 muffler, URD MAF calibrator

    Still wont gain you that much but with 33 tires, my truck is faster then stock (raced a stock one) especially on the top side of the rpms
     
  10. May 18, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    You I believe will be the first one Jordan. Always saw them on Egay for sale but never bit for some reason.
     
  11. May 18, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    Amigo you need to get some 4.56 or 4.88...it would make your truck a fucking BEAST!
     
  12. May 18, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    Looking for a ton of power with bolt ons is never gonna happen really. A bit of power and a bit easier towing is worth it though IMO. More power is usually better mpg too if your not killing the motor for power all the time
     
  13. May 18, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    Its actually for a 4L, but they should be the same fit. The Magnaflow ones are interchangeable
     
  14. May 18, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    I dont think the cat-backs are the same. From what I have seen (with nothing other than my eyes...no tape measure or anything)...the cat-backs are not the same for the 4 and 6. The 6 goes a lot further back for the mounting for behind the cat converter from what it looked like.
     
  15. May 18, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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    The serial numbers are the same with the magnaflow though. Thats why I thought
     
  16. May 18, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    Ah well if thats the case then go for it!

    Did you ever calculate the gas mileage you were getting? I remember talking in another thread and you did the math based off someone else's fill-up numbers?
     
  17. May 18, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    hahaha amigo . . . . thats funny! but yeah man, thats my near plan. Rear and front end assembled with 4.56 and ARB lockers from eastcoastgearsupply very shortly. Thanks to this website and people like you ive learned how much gears can do for a truck, especially since i eventually plan on long travel and 35s:D
     
  18. May 18, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    Last fill up I got 26.25mpg (us 3.8gal) hand calculated and scanguage. Mostly because alot of my driving is 60-70 kmh, and thats the sweet spot.
     
  19. May 18, 2011 at 8:36 PM
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    Ya I got the ARB installed with the gears. I am planning on getting a set of 315's as a wheeling set and continue using my 255's for DD to get amazing gas mileage then when I need a beast of a tire, throw on the extra set and be good!
     
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    Cool! Thats great mileage. I am getting 24-25 with all my mods so I cant be happier with the overall package I got!
     
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