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senior project ideas need a vote

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by fireturk41, Sep 8, 2009.

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what to choose

Poll closed Oct 8, 2009.
  1. super charger

    5 vote(s)
    21.7%
  2. deisel engine swap

    12 vote(s)
    52.2%
  3. lift

    6 vote(s)
    26.1%
  1. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    i need a vote on senior projects, i have three choices ive narrowed it down to, i look at it as free mods cause my moms payin for it because its for school, and she has approved the ideas.

    1. super charger for a 2002 V6 taco with 220,000+k miles
    2. deisel engine swap with above taco (gotta find deisel engine
    3. 6 inch suspension lift in addition to my current lift



    any other ideas welcome
     
  2. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    supercharge with 220k is a bad idea fyi
    diesel..EHhh...

    6" lift..EHHH

    can you pocket the cash?
     
  3. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    yeah i gots the cash moneys for it, i knew the super charger wouldnt be the best idea with the mileage, i am definately doing an engine swap with a deisel when it dies, key word when it dies, maybe itll conk in the next few months and i can have a turbo deisel? haha
     
  4. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    1) supercharging an engine with 220K+ miles is not a good idea.
    2) deisel engine swap may be a tough one cause you are gonna have to manufacture some parts to make it fit.
    3) 6 inch lift added to the current lift? Best bet of the three.
    What kind of senior project is this anyway?
     
  5. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    stock, for now
    anything else you can do? Maybe a bed cover or something

    how about some new bumpers
     
  6. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    we have to do some kinda skill project, ive had friends that installed lifts, rebuilt engines trannies, swapped engines ect, and you have to get a mentor (ie my automotive technologies teacher lol) to sign off on the work and you have to document your progress take pics and then give a presentation and show the class the final out come, and naw for the bumpers and stuff, i got arb in the frond, steel tube in the rear and a tool box
     
  7. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    I built a bumper for the back of my Chevy for my HS senior project. Dont wanna sound like an ass, but the aforementioned options are all poor IMO. Do something unique.
     
  8. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    Man, isnt it a shame that NC had to do this senior project thing. Gotta do this next year :mad:
     
  9. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    only thing is ive done most other stuff

    i am currently running ARB Front winchmount bumper, 3 inch susp. lift, 3 inch body lift, 33 tires w. pacer rims, steel tube bumpers,sliders, and whenever i can find one im doing a rear end swap for a locking differential


    first i thought senior project was a shame, then i looked at it as a good way to do mods
     
  10. Sep 8, 2009 at 7:41 PM
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    i say diesle swap (mabey turbo diesel)


    cuz s/c on a engine w/220,000 miles bad idea i think


    and 6 in lift coust more than the 6 inch lift (ex. tires, regearing. ect...)
     
  11. Sep 8, 2009 at 8:28 PM
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    Turbo diesel would be killer.
     
  12. Sep 8, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    If you have the skills then diesel swap
     
  13. Sep 8, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    just throw a bus engine in there and call it a day
     
  14. Sep 8, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    x3 and if it worked you would basically have yourself a hilux. if i was you i would research hilux Diesel motors and see if you could get one of those, or go BIG and throw a Cummins in it:D
     
  15. Sep 8, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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    I've read some about diesel swaps. A cummins 4BT would be a good engine to look at if you're serious about doing the swap. It would be badass.
     
  16. Sep 8, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    SAS would be a good project if you really want to go offroad.....
     
  17. Sep 8, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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  18. Sep 8, 2009 at 9:00 PM
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  20. Sep 8, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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    Have fun with the diesel if you go that route. Not only finding one, but getting it to work.


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