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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by freedomriding, May 21, 2012.

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Toyota Trucks with Diesel Engine Option(s)

  1. Short bed double cab Taco

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  6. Straight front axle

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  1. Dec 14, 2012 at 10:07 AM
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    NEWBIETACO

    NEWBIETACO Im not like the other Crumbs, Im my own Crumb

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    HILUX sir. I would love a diesel tacoma or even if they went through with the tundra diesel concept. I just want the toyta diesel available in the U.S..
     
  2. Dec 14, 2012 at 4:58 PM
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    Calboyincal

    Calboyincal Well-Known Member

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  3. Dec 15, 2012 at 2:31 AM
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    teamjm

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    Hi guys! Here's my Hilux 3.0 4*4 Diesel hehe. Sorry to envy you :D

    I'm from the Philippines btw.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Dec 15, 2012 at 5:01 AM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    I'd expect you'd have enjoyed the 3.0L D4D a lot more.
     
  5. Dec 15, 2012 at 1:49 PM
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    NEWBIETACO

    NEWBIETACO Im not like the other Crumbs, Im my own Crumb

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    You have no idea how jealous I am
     
  6. Dec 16, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    rsbmg

    rsbmg Well-Known Member

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    I heard following whipper's ban he has sequestered himself away working diligently on a 50 state legal replacement diesel for Tacomas.
     
  7. Dec 16, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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    AKTACO420

    AKTACO420 Well-Known Member

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    I want a single cab diesel
     
  8. Dec 16, 2012 at 9:28 PM
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    Calboyincal

    Calboyincal Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure it woukd be better to drive but would also get worse fuel economy. For some reason toyota diesels arent as fuel efficient as I would expect
     
  9. Dec 16, 2012 at 9:51 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Modern diesels have come a long way in terms of power and fuel efficiency in the same sentence, however you're still losing a lot of energy to heat and it's still an ICE. You can only expect so much.

    Maybe some of these 3.0 d4d owners would kindly tell us what kind of mileage they're getting.

    The 1kd-ftv makes about the same torque but sooner and 60 less HP than the 1gr-fe but with the diesel and being a 3.0L I'd expect you get better MPG while having more useable torque (sooner 1800 vs 4000-5000 - shit mileage). And I'm sure the Hilux owners have figured out how to boost those numbers easily while maintaining similar fuel mileage.
     
  10. Dec 17, 2012 at 6:15 AM
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    squashroll

    squashroll taco tuesday

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    LMFAO!
     
  11. Dec 17, 2012 at 6:22 AM
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    squashroll

    squashroll taco tuesday

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    No kidding, Mercedes new 2.1L puts out 190hp and 369lb-ft. crazy talk!
     
  12. Dec 17, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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    Rotorpilot

    Rotorpilot Well-Known Member

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    looks pretty similar to our Tacoma doesn't it?
     
  13. Dec 17, 2012 at 11:58 AM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Kind of...

    Some of the more stock ones appear to be getting around 26...

    Kind of all over the map really I guess.

    Bottom line, more useable torque while achieving those numbers.
     
  14. Dec 19, 2012 at 3:54 AM
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    Richards

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  15. Dec 19, 2012 at 11:42 AM
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    BuckNakedBooda

    BuckNakedBooda There's no place like 127.0.0.1

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    Beautiful truck. Do you have a couple shots of the interior ?
     
  16. Dec 23, 2012 at 1:31 AM
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    the.sight.picture

    the.sight.picture .45%er

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    :drool:
     
  17. Dec 25, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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    [​IMG]


    will post some interior shots soon :) For now, what i have is this
     
  18. Dec 28, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    Foihdzas

    Foihdzas What is hummingbird?

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    I'd love a diesel option. But I won't be selling my truck unless it turns into a lemon. I intend on driving her until the floorboards are see through
     
  19. Dec 28, 2012 at 8:22 PM
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    650H1

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  20. Dec 29, 2012 at 5:21 AM
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    Richards

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    Below is the response from my email sent to Toyota.

    Thank you for your follow-up email.

    Toyota is aware of public interest in diesel engines and more compact pickups, and we will continue to monitor market conditions to identify potential opportunities to offer our customers vehicles equipped with the features that they seek. Your email will be made available for review by the appropriate departments, and will aid us in planning future products to better serve your driving needs.

    If you would like to receive email notifications from Toyota regarding news or updated models, please feel free to subscribe by visiting http://access.toyota.com/.

    If we can be of further assistance, please feel free to contact us at http://www.toyota.com/help/.

    Sincerely,
     
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