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My V8 Tacoma

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Mr.Ed, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. Dec 30, 2008 at 10:20 AM
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    Mr.Ed

    Mr.Ed [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I got tired of all this bla bla talk about V8's so I just went and did it. The only problem was the hood clearance. Did not want to cut a hole so I took the V8 back out. :D

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  2. Dec 30, 2008 at 10:22 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 I like to break shit!

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  3. Dec 30, 2008 at 10:22 AM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    You should've left it in. It looks eco-friendly.
     
  4. Dec 30, 2008 at 10:23 AM
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    Joe B

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    Go supercharger over a 4.7L.
    30 lbs more torque and 44 more HP than the 4.7L and it fits under the hood.:).
    Nice work,tho.
     
  5. Dec 30, 2008 at 10:29 AM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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  6. Dec 30, 2008 at 10:33 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    WOW must have been up all night working on that :D:D:D
     
  7. Dec 30, 2008 at 10:55 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    Good work. It looks factory.
     
  8. Dec 30, 2008 at 10:57 AM
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    Khaos

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    Folks, this thread is a win.
     
  9. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:07 AM
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    jasonh

    jasonh tossed salad anyone?

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    Hahahahaha. THIS IS THE GREATEST THREAD EVER
     
  10. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:11 AM
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    Rtrn2taco

    Rtrn2taco Nostalgia...

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    Did the V8 do anything for the Tacoma Lean? I was thinking maybe putting V8 in the Taco would straighten her right up.
     
  11. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:16 AM
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    dud122

    dud122 rabble rabble rabble

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    do you think we could get a write up on this...



    never thought "swapping in a V8" could go under the cheap/easy DIY mods list
     
  12. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:29 AM
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    Mr.Ed

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    I went to the store to get lunch and thire it was on the shelf. I looked like it would drop right in. It was a $1.09 so I want for it.
     
  13. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:30 AM
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    09tacoLI

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    it must have been a bitch to get out after all that work putting it in good job.
     
  14. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:31 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    WOW just WOW :D
     
  15. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:32 AM
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    Delmarva

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    lol... +1 for you :D
     
  16. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:34 AM
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    Thanks!
     
  17. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:43 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    you rookies! I just finished putting my new engine in my Tacoma. Here is a pic:
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    Its a Tacoma. REALLY. :eek:
     
  18. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:57 AM
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    Mr.Ed

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    almost forgot about that guy, he was getting 35k or something crazy like that.
     
  19. Dec 30, 2008 at 11:57 AM
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    lol...
     
  20. Dec 30, 2008 at 12:18 PM
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    Delmarva

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    that guy was a tool
     
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