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mods to the engine on 1st gen

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by socal19, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. Aug 1, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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    socal19

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    Hey guys I just wanted to know are there any simple mods that aren't too expensive that you can do to the engine or intake to get my horses out of it..thanks
     
  2. Aug 1, 2010 at 12:49 PM
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    tacomaman06

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  3. Aug 1, 2010 at 1:50 PM
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    x2, tacomaman06 is the one that swayed me and Im glad! lol. Go with this setup, its great.
     
  4. Aug 1, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    yea def the deckplate mod. it's literally better than a CAI. yea yea some will dispute that, but it's true imo :)
     
  5. Aug 1, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    this subject sounds so familiar for some reason.....:rolleyes:
     
  6. Aug 1, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    Haha, if I had $5 for everytime this question has been asked I could buy plenty of things for my truck! But yes the deckplate mod is wicked from what I hear!
     
  7. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:24 AM
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    For real, but in all seriousness, do the deck plate mod. I did it on my 2.7 and I can tell a difference especially when I pull a trailer.
     
  8. Aug 2, 2010 at 5:29 AM
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    Yea? I feel like my truck goes faster after I wash it. But there's no way to dyno that.
    Who has the dyno sheets for this so called deck mod that everyone is always clammering about?
     
  9. Aug 2, 2010 at 5:36 AM
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    Seriously. I'm not knocking anyone for trying this so called deck mod and it makes sence that allowing more air into your engine (since your engine is nothing more than an air pump) is going to create a few ponies. But I have yet to see one dyno sheet proving this. I tried the search and there is talk about "the one guy" that has the sheets. But I cant find them.
    anyone? up to 6 hp on a 2.7? really.
     
  10. Aug 2, 2010 at 5:42 AM
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    if you have the time and a 3.4, take the throttlebody off and look at the metal gasket. Its kinda shaped like a D. Cut it down untill its shaped like an O.
     
  11. Aug 2, 2010 at 6:54 AM
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    And this does what exactly?
     
  12. Aug 2, 2010 at 7:16 AM
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    Any effects (most concerned about negative) on MPGs with the dynomax super turbo muffler?
     
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    No effects at all (I was getting 22 mpg easy before the lift and tires, 19 now). Just great sound.
     
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