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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

    60.7%
  2. Long bed double cab Taco

    46.9%
  3. Accesscab

    39.2%
  4. 4Runner

    22.7%
  5. FJ Cruiser

    21.8%
  6. Straight front axle

    28.3%
  1. 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. Calboyincal

    Calboyincal Well-Known Member

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  3. teamjm

    teamjm Active Member

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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]

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  4. 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. 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. 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. AKTACO420

    AKTACO420 Well-Known Member

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    I want a single cab diesel
     
  8. 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. 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. squashroll

    squashroll taco tuesday

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    LMFAO!
     
  11. squashroll

    squashroll taco tuesday

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    No kidding, Mercedes new 2.1L puts out 190hp and 369lb-ft. crazy talk!
     
  12. Rotorpilot

    Rotorpilot Well-Known Member

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    looks pretty similar to our Tacoma doesn't it?
     
  13. 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.
     
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  15. 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. the.sight.picture

    the.sight.picture .45%er

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  17. teamjm

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    [​IMG]


    will post some interior shots soon :) For now, what i have is this
     
  18. 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. 650H1

    650H1 Well-Known Member

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  20. 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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