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SHOULD I INSTALL A TURBOCHARGER

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Danelson, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. ctilander

    ctilander Still a NOOB, bear with me...

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    Just like the previous reply, it might be fun short term but think long term, your pocket book with be shelling out $$$ down the road, I would invest in other mods. Just my 2 cents...
     
  2. cameronlane

    cameronlane Well-Known Member

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    if you are doing it because you want a fun project and a unique truck then have at it.

    If you are doing it because you actually want more power in a truck, sell your truck and buy one with a larger engine. It will probably save you money and headache down the road. Plus you will get hosed if you ever try to sell your 4cyl with a turbo on it.
     
  3. tacomataco2

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  4. FearNothing321

    FearNothing321 Do you know Tyler Durden?

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    naw what you really need is a 2JZ swap with a 50 shot of NOS

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  5. 4x4Taco

    4x4Taco Well-Known Member

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    My thoughts exactly..just sell and get a V6..much less headache than trying to mod out a 4cyl.
     
  6. jspadaro

    jspadaro Well-Known Member

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    URD 2tr-fe supercharger.
     
  7. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Yes install it. Dont listen to these guys, all you have to do is duct tape it to the exhaust manifold and done. Instant 400 RWHP.
     
  8. EG555

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    Never seen this version. But I like it!:D

    Id say turbo it if you want to build it and can't see yourself buying a new truck.
     
  9. Twatwaffles

    Twatwaffles Well-Known Member

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    Only tools run turbo. GO NAWZ OR GO HOME!
     
  10. BradyT88

    BradyT88 Skinkwerks Rockware & Fabrication!!

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    Skinkwerks armor and a lot of other stuff!
    This could make for a great prank on a friend or two:D



    And you guys are a bunch of douchenozzles:D haha Totally destroyed this thread... Welcome to TW man and the one site where new ideas are shot to shit... Everyone is a bit to realistically minded here... haha


    Hey, David where in Idaho are you from? Come check out our BS thread:D Feel free to drop in and chat with us whenever!
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/north-west/174613-idaho-campfire-bs-thread.html

    Also URD makes an S/C kit for your motor. Much less hassle than a custom turbo kit:D
    http://urdusa.com/Forced-Induction-...coma-2.7L-2TR-FE-4-Cylinder/product_info.html
     
  11. Gus 524

    Gus 524 Well-Known Member

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    I have a 4 cylinder and also want a lot more power. However I am going to be keeping my engine bone stock because making a 4 banner truck fast would cost to much and wouldn't be worth it in my opinion. When your racing the v6 tacos and you loose just tell them your mpgs!
     
  12. BradyT88

    BradyT88 Skinkwerks Rockware & Fabrication!!

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    According to your sig you get worse MPG than me and I am a hell of a lot faster than you though... :devil:
     
  13. Gus 524

    Gus 524 Well-Known Member

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    I haven't been on fuelly very long and when I have been on its been slow winter driving with 5 big sand bags in the back of my truck. However I would never by a 4 cylinder taco EVER again so jealous of your v6 right now!
     
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