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Tug of war! who would win?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by sambojee, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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    sambojee

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    My 06 2.7L 5 speed 4x4 Tacoma vs 99 chevy s-10 4.3L v6 4x4? we have about the same hp (well i compaired them on a website)...so who do u think would win?
     
  2. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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    x2, whos vehicle is heavier also. loan your truck full of bricks and hope he doesnt notice and air down without him knowing

    edit: but i think maybe if you are less hard on the skinny pedal and dont spin the tires you might be better off?
     
  3. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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    in a dry grass feild. ive got bfg at and hes got bfg mt
     
  4. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:29 PM
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    Chevy
     
  5. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:29 PM
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    ohh shit muds... he might get ya buddy. air down to like 14psi.
     
  6. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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    The one with traction,a locker , and the one who sits higher at the tow point since it often pulls you down for more traction and lift the other rig up slightly since its lower. Horsepower means nothing without traction.A 2.7 would pull a 4.0 toyota if it had traction and the v-6 did not.

    In other words the truck might be irrelavent to traction, the tires , locker,etc win it. Go againts a 50 hp tractor in the farm field, I think you know who will win that one already.
     
  7. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    jgwheeler17

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    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    why are you asking us? go hook em up and do it! . . . then tell us who won.
     
  8. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    VERY smart about the height thing. i never thought about that...

    and does your truck have a locker?

    and a video!
     
  9. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:39 PM
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    I think the MT will eventually dig for traction while the AT will slip.
     
  10. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:42 PM
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    yea i will. ive just got these 2 guys that always give me SOOOO much shit for driving a toyota and they drive chevys
     
  11. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:46 PM
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    No , I stopped doing that when i was in the Navy, i lost the bumper on my 1/2 to a 3/4 ton chevy, he went back 2' got traction and pulled me then WHACK,bent bumper. That one had an LSD, also i got the trucks closer so as to get a bit better lift on the lower rig. my view is at some point 2 decent trucks will force a component to break, do it in gavel to avoid it and everything gets dented on sheet metal.
     
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    S10's have a garbage power train. I would definitely say if you can grip well enough it won't even be a challenge. Throw some weight above the rear axle if you're worried.
     
  13. Apr 26, 2011 at 4:49 PM
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    and air down alot but dont let him know
     
  14. Apr 26, 2011 at 5:54 PM
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    Chevy fo sho (if it actually happens). Im sure the kid in the chevy is down to do it.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lXmo6OEkCc Exact Tacoma
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHOfN_RNSrQ Exact ZR2
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m41f8fXjRpU Not meh

    If you weigh it down it wont help if u air down the tires it wont help.
    If you use 4 lo it wont help.
    If your downhill it wont help.
    If the chevy is in mud and yours is on dry land it wont help.
    Plus the kids pretty stupid i dont think he would notice if the tires are way low and a shit load of bricks hanging in the back especially if you just dont tell him. Deuces
     
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    Chevy guys :rolleyes: I was just having a conversation at work today with a hard core chevy guy. I guess I dont hate Chevy's but it's the attitude these guys have. But who cares? You are putting a 4 banger against a V-6 first, do they want to try against a 4.0? ;) and second ask them who's truck will last longer! I know the big trucks are supposed to last, but the ass-10 are junk imo.
     
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    It ain't the hp it's the torque, gearing and traction...

    a 2 liter 4 banger with a crawler low range would probably beat both of you if it had good enough traction. Always remember: "if I had a lever long enough I could move the Earth" (Archimedes).
     
  17. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    hahahaha! nice
     
  18. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:43 PM
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    nothing yet!
    i like to think that the taco did the hard work, the chevy came in an took the glory. lol
     
  19. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    where do you live? i would like to come watch and be a witness and take a few pics
     
  20. Apr 26, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    in des moines. can u acually come out and pull against them? hahaha that would be great! haha
     
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