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Super charger INSTALLED!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by freeclimb10, May 21, 2011.

  1. May 21, 2011 at 9:08 PM
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    freeclimb10

    freeclimb10 [OP] Active Member

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    Got my Supercharger installed. I wont post a picture because you all know what they look like!
    decided not to put the new injectors and piggyback controller on due to my going on a week long trip next week. She'll need more tune time for that.
    For those of you worries about paying for someone to install your supercharger.... DON'T. It took my and a buddy less than 5 hours total to do the entire install.... and we had to fab up a throttle cable bracket and buy new vaccume lines. (olds were to short)
    Heres a video of a gentle pull, she's no speed demon but get up alot more than she use to.... Cold air intake and header-back exhaust is on the way:)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXB5e7HJkJw
     
  2. May 21, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    that looks fun!
     
  3. May 21, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    thats awesome man! post a video when you get the injectors and controller on
     
  4. May 21, 2011 at 9:36 PM
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    Sorry! "Annabelle" is a 2000 ext cab, trd offroad, 3.4, 5-speed. 120K on the motor. Newly SUPERCHARGED!!!! She also sports a color-matched leer camper top, a yakima roof rack, and a pretty little brunette in the front seat every now and then
     
  5. May 21, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    Nice. you should post a similar vid but with the tach as well.

    So i guess you're not afraid of adding a supercharger to a 120k plus motor? thats good, since my motor has similar miles. but then again you have the manual tranny, which might be sturdier than the auto and better for a supercharger.
     
  6. May 21, 2011 at 10:19 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    As long as the engine is in good condition, milage shouldnt matter.
     
  7. May 21, 2011 at 10:24 PM
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    This is true? How about slapping a SC kit on a motor that has 160k miles?
     
  8. May 21, 2011 at 10:26 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Like I said, as long as the engine is in good condition, it shouldnt hurt it.
     
  9. May 21, 2011 at 10:28 PM
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    How high could I turn the boost up before it blows up?
     
  10. May 21, 2011 at 10:40 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    No idea. Ive never tried to max out the 3.4 under boost. I personally havent gone much more than 8 psi.
     
  11. May 21, 2011 at 11:48 PM
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    i have 145k on mine and i plan on gettin one in the next couple months but i figer with all the money i have in to my truck and my love for it when it dies ill find another 1st gen but 4dr and 4x4 and swap the parts out....that is the plan anyways
     
  12. May 21, 2011 at 11:51 PM
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    oh sry congrats bro!:)
     
  13. May 22, 2011 at 10:39 AM
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    I believe 160,000 isgettin up there..... I was leary at 120 but i've always taken over-the-top care of mine, full synthetic oil changes, always on the low side of the recomended time frame. Timing belts early, etc. Get the Manufacturer setup with the 2.37" drive pully and be happy with her. Don't worrie about how high you can crank up the boost... You'll just keep going and going until she pops.
     
  14. Jun 3, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    Injectors and controlers...?????????????
    Excuse me guys but i'm too green to know the difference in functionality with the injectors and controlers and without the injectors and controlers. What difference would it make if you have 'em or if you dont. And the reason that i'm asking is cuz i;m interested in installing a SC in my truck. Thanks guys.
     
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    ya i was wondering too but didn't want to ask.
     
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    They're not required, but are recommended to optimize S/C performance (i.e., Increased Torque & Horsepower, Eliminate High RPM Lean Out & High Gear/Low RPM Ping). See http://www.urdusa.com/Fuel-Upgrades-URD-Fuel-Upgrade-Kits/c79_80/index.html for additional details.
     
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    Dont be afraid to ask x2468. The worst think is somebody may think we're ignorant but hey at least were not staying ignorant. haha. Now i know. Well thanks for the info SRD. You just won a BEER!!.
     
  18. Jun 6, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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    if i had the money id slap one on my truck just to see how long it would still roll once i put it cause im sitting at over 340,xxx
     
  19. Jun 7, 2011 at 12:26 AM
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    have u run enough gas thru the thing to calculate ur average drop in MPG yet? im sure ur first few tanks can count because i bet u were gunning it everywhere for fun.

    Oh and thanks Srd for the info.
     
  20. Jun 21, 2011 at 10:50 AM
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    Sorry for the delay! As i'm sure you know, the supercharger forces more air into your motor, hence the term "forced Induction". With the stock 2.37" pully, the Tacoma's Ecu can regulate injecting more fuel as well so your motor doesn't run lean. If you want to go to a smaller pully, which will spin the Supercharger faster with each RPM, you need bigger injectors to flow more fuel to the motor to keep the equillbrium. With the bigger injectors, you will need a piggyback controller to help regulate the Air/Fuel mixture as the stock ECU wasn't set up for this kind of change.

    As for gas milage, the first couple tanks i dropped to around 15mpg, because i was driving like a fool:). I regularly drive from St. Louis to Louisville, which is almost exactly one tank of gas... at 75mph with the cruise on i can get 16.42..... which is only a couple tenths shy of the 16.67 i use to get. So i only lost .25mpg. Not to shabby considering the impressive gains.

    Tyler
     

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