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Power of the 4.0L

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by grantfire319, Feb 1, 2009.

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power pleasing

Poll closed Feb 11, 2009.
  1. Very satisfied

    62.5%
  2. need a little more

    27.1%
  3. okay

    8.4%
  4. not enough

    2.0%
  1. Feb 1, 2009 at 3:49 PM
    #1
    grantfire319

    grantfire319 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have had several trucks over the years a:
    99 Chevy 5.3L
    2001 F150 5.4L
    S10 ZR2- 4.3L
    F350- 7.3L diesel
    94 Chevy 2500- 5.7L 350

    I think overall my Tacoma has the most power out of all of them. I am very pleased with the power in our tacos. So what' your alls take. Of course we all want more, but stock is pretty good.

    Very pleased
    Need a little more
    Okay
    Not pleased
     
  2. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:01 PM
    #2
    harshest

    harshest I am the Sofa King

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    Just as fast as the two dodge 318's that I had
     
  3. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:05 PM
    #3
    Khaos

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    Very satisfied, want more.
     
  4. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:06 PM
    #4
    derekabraham

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    I'm satisfied. :)


    I wouldn't mind a supercharger. :D
     
  5. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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    aaronk

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    Very satisfied, but could always use more right? :D

    I have a motorcycle for when I want to get out the "go-fast" urges though.
     
  6. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:16 PM
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    LDrider

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    Downshifts too much on the interstate when going up a slight incline. Needs more power, or maybe I was just used to my 5.9 Dodge diesel w/625ft lbs and 325hp :D
     
  7. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:17 PM
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    deadbolt

    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    x2 on the downshifting
     
  8. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:35 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    I'm satisfied but this is sort of an odd question on an enthusiasts forum. Obviously, many of us are into modding which is why we're here and many times that involves adding power. So, I picked "need a little more". Good poll, though.
     
  9. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    dimitrik

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    Ye you are to much used to the diesel torque hehe. Diesel for the win!

    Here is my idea for the perfect diesel on the tacoma, keep in mind i dont like overkill.

    4.0 twin turbo Inline 6. MAKE IT HAPPEN!
     
  10. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    grantfire319

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    Yeah I know, but I get a lot of crap from the guys at work when I tell them it has some muscle. Of course we all want more, hell, I want more but unfortunately I don't have 4,000$ to get a SC!!
     
  11. Feb 1, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    grantfire319

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    Maybe Toyota will come out with a special edition with the Tundra 5.7L in it. That would be bad ass.
     
  12. Feb 1, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    grivera

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    More power than a 7.3 diesel? Please explain?
     
  13. Feb 1, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    ^He's probably referring to the whole package, power vs. weight, acceleration, etc. I can see that. Sure, the 7.3 has the torque of a battleship but can it accelerate like a Tacoma?

    Priorities, dude, priorities. Your child need dental work? F* em, get a paper route cause daddy's getting a supercharger.
     
  14. Feb 1, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    Brunes

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    I put very satisfied as it has answered the call every time. Would I put a FI system on it...When that new URD blower kit comes out...I just might.
     
  15. Feb 1, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    RaginCajun

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    Enough power for me..
     
  16. Feb 1, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    40204ever

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    I am very satisfied with the power my taco. I need to only improve mileage a little.
     
  17. Feb 1, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    Packman73

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    I'm very satisfied but I voted need a little more because who wouldn't want a little more?? :D
     
  18. Feb 1, 2009 at 8:32 PM
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    311offroad

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    It has enough power for me


    I think thats more of a gearing problem... but yea its really annoying
     
  19. Feb 1, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    TopShelf

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    this is my first truck that ive owned but i have driven a few others and i am very happy with what the tacoma has... on the other hand i wouldnt mind more thought... but the supercharger will give me that one day :D
     
  20. Feb 1, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    spyre

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    I echo the comments on this page. The Taco has enough power to satisfy me. I would like a little larger gas tank tho.
    I tow a 20 foot travel trailer (4,500 lbs). Last year, I have traveled from Washington, to Oregon, over the Cascade Mountains to Crater Lake, to southern Oregon, back through the Siskiou Mountains and back to Washington. The Taco didn't have a problem climbing the passes, I could maintain close to speed limit most of the time (in 4th while I was towing to not destroy the trans). Just the gas mileage was bad (10 MPG).
    I love my Taco
     
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