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need cheap power

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by blackbetty28, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Feb 2, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    blackbetty28

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    I have an 07 double cab with rear lockers,3ich lift and 33's. Im only 17 with not alot of money. And im wanting to increase the power of my toyota. Im wanting to put on a good exhaust thats a good bang for its buck, a cold air intake, and possibly a power chip. i can only buy one at a time so any ideas of what order i should put them on in. Or any good deals you may know of?
     
  2. Feb 2, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    TacoTycoon

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    well anything you add (with the exception of forced induction) will yield mostly high end power. However I would put in CAI, Headers, Exhaust, then URD MAF calibrator in that order. Should yield some decent gains. Good luck bud!
     
  3. Feb 2, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    Don't do the power chip, they are worthless, especially the really cheap ones. In order to get real power gains, you are going to have to spend some money, unfortunately. I would start with a CAI, you'll probably see the biggest gain there out of the mods you listed.
     
  4. Feb 2, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    Bang for your buck? Install the muffler of your choice onto the stock system and add an AFE ProdryS air filter. You simply aren't going to see enough gains to justify a full catback and a $300 intake.

    REAL power isn't cheap.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:04 PM
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    If you are only 17 and don't have alot of money. How did you get the money to get the truck?

    Answer this question, and you will find a way to purchase more power regardless of the cost.
     
  6. Feb 3, 2009 at 6:32 AM
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    true, my parents did by it for me, but they arn't going to help me with my upgrades. CAI??
     
  7. Feb 3, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    Oh cold air intake
     
  8. Feb 3, 2009 at 6:34 AM
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    get an electric fan. for around 200 bucks for a good one you can recover about 5 to 15 hp at the rear of the engine.
     
  9. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:24 AM
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    Cheap power? Nitrous.
     
  10. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:38 AM
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    X2 - This is sound advice. AFE Prodry, muffler, and you can add some headers as well.
     
  11. Feb 3, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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    Any CAI's that people have tried and would recomend
     
  12. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:09 AM
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    17 with a double cab.....damn i'm 23 and can'tstand anything bigger than a regular cab in this body style. thye are jsut too bulky for me...then again...trails in New England are much smaller than other places
     
  13. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    yea. i had a 2000 f-150...But i have to have a back seat, do alot of hunting and taking people places
     
  14. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:17 AM
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    Hey, I got my truck when I was 17. But I didn't really start modding until this past year. About 2 years later.

    I put on Flowmaster 50, True Flow CAI, and DT Long Tube headers. I'm pretty satisfied with the power I have.

    Here's a clip

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mu7mwMo1IDc
     
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    wowzas... listen to Wilson - he's wicked smart... :thumbsup:
     
  16. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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    I freakin love your avatar. Haha. That episode was incredible.

    "Now Dwight knows not to cut off the face of a real person."
     
  17. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:22 AM
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    Just wanted to clarify; the AFE Drypro is a drop-in filter, not a CAI. Good luck with whatever you decide.
     
  18. Feb 3, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Any prices on those? how much more power did u gain?
     
  19. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:07 AM
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    True Flow: $340
    DT Headers: $480
    Flowmaster: $130
    Custom Piping and Tips: $290
    URD 02 Simulator: $85

    Total: $1325

    I couldn't give you any numbers on power. But there are noticeable gains in low RPM torque, and high RPM horsepower.
     
  20. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    Deck plate mod and an electric fan. Total spent about 210 bucks. Total power gained around 9 to 19 horse.

    Yup, I'd go the exhaust route!
     
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