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SHOULD I INSTALL A TURBOCHARGER

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Danelson, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Feb 20, 2013 at 10:10 AM
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    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. Feb 20, 2013 at 10:19 AM
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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. Feb 20, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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  4. Feb 20, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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    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. Feb 20, 2013 at 12:03 PM
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    4x4Taco

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    My thoughts exactly..just sell and get a V6..much less headache than trying to mod out a 4cyl.
     
  6. Feb 20, 2013 at 12:12 PM
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    URD 2tr-fe supercharger.
     
  7. Feb 20, 2013 at 12:12 PM
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    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. Feb 20, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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    Id say turbo it if you want to build it and can't see yourself buying a new truck.
     
  9. Feb 20, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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    Only tools run turbo. GO NAWZ OR GO HOME!
     
  10. Feb 20, 2013 at 7:45 PM
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    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. Feb 20, 2013 at 8:25 PM
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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. Feb 20, 2013 at 8:29 PM
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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. Feb 20, 2013 at 8:45 PM
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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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