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Taco Hydrogen Generator Mod

Discussion in 'New Members' started by sentinal, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:23 PM
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    sentinal

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    I own a 2011 Taco 4x4. I installed a K&N Cold air intake as well as a throttle
    body spacer. I'm trying everything to get the best fuel mileage. My next step
    is to install a HO generator which can improve your mileage by 20 to 30%.
    Has anyone with a V6 2nd gen. taco attempted to do this? and if so did it really make a difference? I also switched to Synthetic oil and installed a scan
    guage to monitor all my mods.

    How about Headers and cat back exhaust I don't care about the sound just trying the mileage game as far as i can push it.

    Sentinal
     
  2. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:25 PM
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    Definitely install a high performance muffler bearing and go to synthetic blinker fluid. The mpg gains are impressive.
     
  3. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:25 PM
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  4. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:26 PM
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    Do you have a link to this "hydrogen generator"? A few people have added a CNG (compressed natural gas) system to their Taco. If you live in a state like Utah, where CNG is ridiculously cheap, it might make sense.. though you do lose part of your bed to the tank.
     
  5. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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    steve o 77

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  6. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:29 PM
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    The throttle body spacer will give you better gas mileage if it's on your dash. I have everything you have + I have headers. There is zero increase in gas mileage. I am not sure how much HP I gained by doing all of this because I will not put my truck on a dyno after watching you tube videos of dynos gone bad. If you want better gas mileage, just drive normal.
     
  7. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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    wellcome to tw..... if you are that concerned about saving gas you should have got a prius......... just save your money on the snake oil
     
  8. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:31 PM
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    Prius' get horrible mileage for what they are. early '90's civics get similar mileage as the prius.
     
  9. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:32 PM
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    ^^ The hydrogen fuel cells on ebay are sweet, my buddy has one and his taco is nacho ordinary taco!
     
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    I have a '93 civic as a beater and it has gotten between 500 to 600 KM to a 35 liter tank.......
     
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