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OVTune 3.5L Tacoma Supercharger and Twin Turbo Systems

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by OVTune, Sep 2, 2018.

  1. Dec 2, 2019 at 5:45 AM
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    mZiggy

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    Lol true, for the truck that the turbos are on. My winch use has historically been for other people I'm trailing with :thumbsup:
     
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  2. Dec 2, 2019 at 5:51 AM
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    you won’t be able to see them through the dust cloud behind you ;)
     
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  3. Dec 2, 2019 at 6:02 AM
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    Are we gonna have a turbo install party in your driveway?
     
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  4. Dec 2, 2019 at 6:11 AM
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    OVTune

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    No cutting
    It's mounted behind the crash bar, behind the flimsy metal piece that the bumper connects to
     
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  5. Dec 2, 2019 at 6:20 AM
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    I like it :D
     
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  6. Dec 2, 2019 at 6:21 AM
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    I think I remember where you're talking about. Nice, thanks :thumbsup:
     
  7. Dec 2, 2019 at 6:42 AM
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    Shellshock

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    I think the install party is at @Chipi3s
     
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  8. Dec 2, 2019 at 7:06 AM
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    In4aride

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    :sadviolin::sadviolin::sadviolin:
    My winch and mount sit right there :angrygirl:
     
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  9. Dec 2, 2019 at 9:00 AM
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    For us with winches and aftermarket front bumpers, could we mount the IC higher behind the grille? Or does that have negative impacts on the rad or something? :confused:
     
  10. Dec 2, 2019 at 9:07 AM
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    Still stock completely capable!
    My caliber srt4 stock IC is in front of the rad.
     
  11. Dec 2, 2019 at 9:08 AM
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    Intercooler has to be in front of the radiator otherwise it will soak up all the radiator temp and be permanently heat soaked.
     
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  12. Dec 2, 2019 at 9:16 AM
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    So what you're saying is it can be mounted higher... Lol technically :thumbsup:
     
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  13. Dec 2, 2019 at 9:20 AM
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    Sure. Move it up under the hood and put that fake scoop to work. :thumbsup:
     
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  14. Dec 2, 2019 at 9:31 AM
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    Yeah but @pinochle is a few thousand miles closer
     
  15. Dec 2, 2019 at 10:25 AM
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    That low intercooler location is going to cut a huge piece of your market out. I would bet a large number of those who want this are also the people who already use that space for bumper and/or winch.

    Me included.
     
  16. Dec 2, 2019 at 10:31 AM
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    Jesus fuck I see why the man never posts pictures/updates here, you all jump down his throat. If you think Mat is unaware of IC placement with other possible mods, you're actually an idiot. Let him figure it out and we'll go from there.

    /end rant
     
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  17. Dec 2, 2019 at 11:29 AM
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  18. Dec 2, 2019 at 11:31 AM
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  19. Dec 2, 2019 at 11:32 AM
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    If this intercooler is in the way then there must be quite a few other things in the way on these trucks from factory, like the big transmission cooler, the bracing for the hood latch, etc.

    Regardless, the intercooler can be moved pretty easily.

    The only thing is the hood latch support. You can't close the hood without it, as the metal is flimsy and bends. But I have a billet piece made for that.
     
  20. Dec 2, 2019 at 12:41 PM
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    I’m less concerned about collisions from aftermarket things. I’m more concerned about airflow restrictions caused by aftermarket things
     
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