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Tacoma Diesel sound

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Lentsnh, Jun 2, 2009.

  1. Jun 2, 2009 at 11:33 AM
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    Lentsnh

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    When am going through a drive thru or something and my truck is next to a wall...... It sounds like a diesel. Its kind of cool


    Thats all.:)
     
  2. Jun 2, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    Nothing special at the moment just a K&N air filter.
    It reminds me of an old CJ3 jeep with the little 4banger low compression engine. If I'm not mistaken the 2.7L is a low compression engine.
     
  3. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    But my engine is a V6:)
     
  4. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    Better have the valvetrain looked at:D J/K get a clip of it if you can:)
     
  5. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:40 PM
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    haha Alright will do Uncle Frank:)
     
  6. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:41 PM
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    HAH I got me another neph??? COOL!!
     
  7. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    :woot:
     
  8. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    :headbang::woot:
     
  9. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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    I may have to change my handle to "unc" or uncle Frank:D
     
  10. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:46 PM
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    :rofl:
     
  11. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:49 PM
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    HEY CHRIS!:D Sorry lentsnh-back to original topic
     
  12. Jun 2, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    The 2.7L is actually right on the "border" between low and high compression.
     
  13. Jun 2, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    Actually, at 9.7 to 1, its considered "High compression", in the rehlm of production auto's.
     
  14. Jun 2, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    I thought it was technically 10:1? Or has 10:1 been the unwritten "rule" in the past
     
  15. Jun 2, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    There are posts about how to muffle that clicking sound. It bothered me and it's only adding an washer around a sensor mount.
     
  16. Jun 2, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    Nothing special at the moment just a K&N air filter.
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    I have always heard "Low Compression" as a 2 stroke term...i.e., 7 to 1 or so.....and anything 9.5 and up, as high compression.....
     
  19. Jun 2, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    hahaha Its cool. :D
     
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