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POWER help!!!!

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by krisjw101, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. Jan 22, 2009 at 1:11 AM
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    krisjw101

    krisjw101 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have a 09 tacoma, 4 cyl manual 5 speed. I was just wondering if anybody had any ideas of how to squeeze some more power out of that engine? Any suggestions???
     
  2. Jan 22, 2009 at 5:12 AM
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    Roland

    Roland My other ride has sails

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    We have the same drivetrains. My last truck had the 22RE engine making a massive 116 HP so I feel like this one flys. It's a good dependable engine that will do anything reasonable you need it to do. By the time you spend enough to make "real" power gains you would have been better off just buying the 6 cylinder.
     
  3. Jan 22, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    pataco

    pataco Well-Known Member

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    MAYBE a new filter(air) and cat back system,91+octane gas and some amsoil in the pan unless you wanna upgrade to a v6.
     
  4. Jan 22, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

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    drop the secondary air filter and replace the stock drop in with an afe pro drys...................then maybe a better flowing exhaust/headers.
     
  5. Jan 22, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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