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S/C for 08 2.7 L

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by beastlytaco, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:04 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    guys, got an email back today from one of the guys at Alpine developments. they said that they are currently in the process of making a S/C kit for the 2008 toyota tacoma 2.7 L available within the next two months. So theres some good news for all of the 2.7 I4 owners out there seeking more power.
     
  2. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:08 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha Bourbon

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    Nice! Do they give discounts to people who really want it, but have no money?
     
  3. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:10 PM
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    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    HAHA um i dont know yet. if you want i could ask :D
     
  4. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:12 PM
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    Sure! I'd be more than happy to install it and run it around and give them feedback. I just can't leave Texas.
     
  5. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:13 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Thats GREAT!! Alpine makes a Quality SC! I ran one on my 2000 for 90,000+ miles with NO problems other than tires going up in smoke. :D
     
  6. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:14 PM
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    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    yeah i would love to do some test runs on it for them as well. but i dont know how much itll be yet. i hope it wont be too expensive.
     
  7. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:17 PM
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    bout how much did yours cost. and did it include all the necessary componets??
     
  8. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:20 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    You MAY be able to work a deal on it from them in exchange for your testing and input. I worked a deal out with them when the developed the SC for the earlier 2.7. Me, Nuke, and another guy on TTORA each had a different type. Nuke's involved useing a spacer in the head to de compress the engine a bit, but allowed much higher boost. He was putting down 200 h.p. iirc. Mine was a 6. psi unit, and I did my own fuel mod, and was putting down 168, with headers and exuast. My truck was a little weak from the factory, and Im sure that with more tweaking, I could have put down more, but I was quite satisfied with my performance.
     
  9. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:29 PM
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    That is great news. How much does your mileage suffer (under normal driving, no heavy footing)?
     
  10. Oct 14, 2008 at 10:03 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I saw no changbe when driveing normally. Even when I would get on it, I dont think my milage dropped below 20 mpg's. :)
     
  11. Oct 17, 2008 at 7:21 AM
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    Who Dat Popcorn Dafuq

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    I would love to be a guinea pig for them..
     
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