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One time modification.

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by jma, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. Feb 25, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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    jma

    jma [OP] What, me worry?

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    Now I was never the type to heavily customize my vehicles ($$$) but I am open to doing a little modification now and then. What would the best one time modification to my 09 V6 DC be? I am aiming for performance (HP). Your opinions?
     
  2. Feb 25, 2009 at 10:06 PM
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    Fluffymonkey

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    supercharger!
     
  3. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:16 PM
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    Janster

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    You are sooooo in denial.

    Tacomas are like Doritos, you can't stop at just one modification.
    :thumbsup:

    All modifications lead to another, and another, and another, and another. :D
    I can't even begin to guess what one thing I'd recommend.....cuz they're all important choices.

    Ok, if you ever plan on doing any hauling or towing - get the leaf spring TSB done. It's FREE when you're under warrantee. Can't beat that. :D
     
  4. Feb 25, 2009 at 11:19 PM
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    TRUE! & yes do the TSB for the leafs & shocks first - then wheels!
     
  5. Feb 26, 2009 at 6:15 AM
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    I have to agree with this one.. TRD S/C FTW! :D
     
  6. Feb 26, 2009 at 6:21 AM
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    hmm... S/C :D
     
  7. Feb 26, 2009 at 6:26 AM
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    yep!!!:D
     
  8. Feb 26, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    jma [OP] What, me worry?

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    From what I understand 09's aren't covered under that TSB. Oh and after doing some research, an SC is out of the question. :(
     
  9. Feb 26, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    I was just gonna do 1 mod to my car-it turned into eleventy four. I was only gonna change 1 thing on the Taco, hmmm already way past that. Denial is a river in Egypt, good luck, make it a good one, uno, singular mod, lol. It might be best to not do the first one.
     
  10. Feb 26, 2009 at 1:45 PM
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    umm, I'm pretty damn sure they just updated TSB number SU006-07 to SU0305-08 to include 08/09's.
     
  11. Feb 26, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    no such thing as a 1-time modification.
     
  12. Feb 26, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    I'm getting the TSB done on my '09 next week.
     
  13. Feb 26, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    jma [OP] What, me worry?

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    Mine came from the factory with the 4 leaf suspension and Bilsteins.
     
  14. Feb 26, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    do you live in Canada?
     
  15. Feb 26, 2009 at 9:22 PM
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    jma [OP] What, me worry?

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    Actually yeah. How did you guess?
     
  16. Feb 26, 2009 at 9:44 PM
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    To me the cheapest and biggest visual change is tints.

    The most expensive and appreciable performance change is the supercharger, or lift kit.

    I dont need he added complexity of repairs or that much performance or the hassle of higher octane gas, so I didn't get it.

    My largest mods were the topper and lift.
     
  17. Feb 28, 2009 at 8:32 PM
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    the Canadian tacos have the upgraded suspension (what we call the TSB) from the factory.
     
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