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Turbo question

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by Taco505, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:13 PM
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    Taco505

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    Ok so i have been wanting to drop a turbo in my taco (2008 4cylinder 2.7L) for a few months or so. I haven been trying to do some research but everything i find either doesnt have enough info for me or it just contradicts some other info i have found. If any of you know of a good turbo or have any info on somethin good for a daily driver but still has enough performance to dust a few cars here and there i would appreciate the feed back thanks.
     
  2. Feb 18, 2009 at 11:05 PM
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    wawireguy

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    Modding a engine for a turbo and daily driving aren't associated with each other. If you want a daily driver don't do extreme mods, lifts or go four wheeling in it. Those are fun things for a project vehicle.
     
  3. Feb 19, 2009 at 6:10 AM
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    You can totally have a turbo or lift or whatever you want and still daily drive it.

    I had an 11PSI supercharger on my daily driving truck.

    To the OP you should check out: http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/4-cylinder/27036-turbo-build.html
    and talk to Dually- He seems to know his stuff for Turbocharging. Good luck finding something!!
     
  4. Feb 19, 2009 at 9:58 AM
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    If you have a fat wallet and a good mechanic. I stand by my statement.
     
  5. Feb 19, 2009 at 11:05 AM
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    ^You dont need either. Ive probably spent 2k on my turbo build so far.

    OP, pm me if you want more info
     
  6. Feb 19, 2009 at 11:07 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If done right, it can still be a DD, and be very reliable.:)
     
  7. Feb 19, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    ^^ Take him up on his offer to help. Dually's turbo mod has thus far been clean, well designed, and on the cheap. If you have the time and determination, he'll be able to help guide you in getting your truck how you want it.
     
  8. Feb 19, 2009 at 11:31 AM
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    Cosign again- It didn't cost me any more money or time under the hood/at the shop for maintenance.

    Getting the tune right and getting the stuff installed is another story-but doing it right was worth it- I could pull anything I needed to with that truck.
     
  9. May 3, 2009 at 7:54 AM
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    check out koracing.com they have a turbo kit. Im going to get one this week and will be posting a thread on the install, cant wait!!!!!!
     
  10. May 3, 2009 at 9:26 AM
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    If you mean this turbo, it's for the 2RZ or 3RZ. The +05 4 bangers are the 2TR. ;) Do you intend on modding it to make it work?
     
  11. May 3, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    i actually know the guys there thorugh my car club here and if you live near them they are looking for a 2nd gen 4 banger to test on
     
  12. May 3, 2009 at 9:32 AM
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    ^^How come you didn't get in on that?
     
  13. May 3, 2009 at 9:33 AM
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    wierd thing is, he is a brother or friend of a guy in my car club here at virginia tech, however, they are located in Oregon (i think) or somewhere up that way
     
  14. May 3, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    Could be a good deal for someone.
     
  15. May 14, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    why dont the test it on a 1st gen 3rz haha
     
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