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TRD Exhaust

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Fever, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. Nov 3, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    Fever

    Fever [OP] Well-Known Member

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    New to Tacos and the forum. I have not even taken deliver yet of 2010 TRD Off RD. Hopefully this week.

    Looking for reviews from folks that have or have had the TRD exhaust. After reading many different forum posts there are mixed reviews if they add performance....most leaning towards no.

    What do people that have the exhaust think? How does it sound, do you feel it adds any performance? I understand there maybe better aftermarket options but I did not want to mess with a brand new vehicle that much. Did I just waste 5 bills?
     
  2. Nov 3, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    Fever

    Fever [OP] Well-Known Member

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  3. Nov 3, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    BassPilot

    BassPilot Well-Known Member

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    Installed the TRD catback about 2 weeks ago. The sound is louder and throatier but not over the top. Love it so far.
     
  4. Nov 3, 2009 at 1:25 PM
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    novakills

    novakills Well-Known Member

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    installed mine last week. not what i would consider loud but i can hear it and i think it makes my presence known when i roll down my street. as for performance, i have never had ANY exhaust on any of my "stock" vehicles show notable or useable performance gains.
     
  5. Nov 3, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    MAXTacoma

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    you are basically buying the sound. I didn't notice improved performance at all. Sounds good when you get on it... thats about it..
     
  6. Nov 3, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    Metallikatz3

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    Yup it sounds good that's about all, but i love the sound
     
  7. Nov 4, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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    Isthatahemi

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    BFG AT's, Weathertechs, Hoppy's brake controller.
    And for the daily mileage question........
    Any difference?
     
  8. Nov 4, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    mak90

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    TRD Exhaust, TSB springs,Weathertech mats,Bed mat, Wet Okole seat covers
    Put my cat back trd on my 06. If i had it to do over again would put the Borla on less money and Borla makes the trd. Same thing just no trd stamp on the tail pipe if you get the Borla.
     
  9. Nov 4, 2009 at 1:46 PM
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    IndigoTaco

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    BOSAL makes the TRD not borla. And I actually gained 1mpg with it, as once I put it on i was consistanly in the 19's, opposed to the 18's without it. Sounds great, installation was a breeze. Loses its voice at spots in the power band, but every exhaust does. Stainless steel and won't rust in the winter time, very good. Overall I was happy w/ the 399 I spent on it.
     
  10. Nov 4, 2009 at 1:51 PM
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    novakills

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    $376 shipped for mine:D
     
  11. Nov 4, 2009 at 4:24 PM
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    Bastard!
     
  12. Nov 4, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    jandrews

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    Mostly for aesthetics unless you get tuned. Even then, less than 5 hp gain likely.
     
  13. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    novakills

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    search TRD CAI and my user name. you'll find a link to toyota of richardson. they had free shipping when i ordered mine a couple weeks ago.
     
  14. Nov 4, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    IndigoTaco

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  15. Nov 4, 2009 at 6:29 PM
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    I got mine for my 2010 Tacoma TRD Sport at a local dealer for $339.23 + CA tax. $373.31 OTD. Good deal since the list price was $524.70 + taxes.
    I love the sound. Also, with a drop in AFE air filter gave me just a little boost of power.:burnrubber: More pic on my build page... Click my picture below to go there. Please post a comment. Thank You.... Ron

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  16. Nov 4, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    NumNutz

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    With my TRD Intake, TRD Exhaust, URD MAF Sensor Cal., DTLTH, low tire pressure, and preloading I make 0-60 in 5.9 to 6 flat.
     
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