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Want more HP, but not sure how to do it

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by PVT Clark, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. Mar 20, 2011 at 8:28 PM
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    ok so iv got an 07 tacoma with a 4.0. and iv got a k&n cold air intake, and non chambered exhaust so the intake and exhaust breather fairly well. i would prefer not to have to take the hit and buy S/C or turbo, but want more horsepower. i change the oil regularly and use lucas fuel injector regularly as well. any ideas on how i can get more horsepower?
     
  2. Mar 20, 2011 at 8:36 PM
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    possibly new headers. depending on tire size maybe new gears. bigger injectors. custom dual intake. chip. maybe you could go with one of these.
     
  3. Mar 20, 2011 at 8:37 PM
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    i belive for like $1200 you can get a universal turbo kit from squire
     
  4. Mar 20, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    URD MAF CAL might help...but a blower is the only real way to make an appreciable bit more power.
     
  5. Mar 20, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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  6. Mar 20, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    does anyone have any experience with injectors or chips? those seem to be the most doable. and would a dual intake bring in too much air? and on that sqire turbo, what kind of hp gains am i looking at do you think?
     
  7. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:04 PM
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    a blower? :eek: people put blowers on tacos?
     
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    i am not sure about the hp gain of the turbo but i would belive it should be a good amount i chacked the price and it is about 2000 sorry i was a little short on the first price. i know nothing about the dual intake think other than i have personally seen it and it makes sense more air more power bt with all that air you need more fuel so you get bigger injectors. the only thing i know about bigger injectors it that more fuel more power. i have never hear of anybody chipping there taco but they make them.
     
  10. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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    Brunes hit it on the head. The OEM injectors already have a higher flow rate than what the NA engine can use. Chips are a gimmick on these engine, and if using a "Dual intake", you would need 2 MAF's, and the programming doesnt support that. So....Turbo, Supercharger, or URD MAF calibrator. Pick your power, and open the wallet.
     
  11. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:13 PM
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    ya i tried looking for a chip some time ago but it seems most are BS. so i guess if im gonna do injectors i might as well do the dual intake so maybe the fuel to air ratio will increase on both ends and it wont be lopsided. that turbo looks like its gonna have to wait unfortunately. thanks for all the information, hopefully someone else will post about injectors so i can get pointed in the right direction.
     
  12. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    an S/C is supposed to be around 6k atleast right? i tried looking for a used one but im not sure if thats a lost cause or if that would even be a good idea...
     
  13. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    the dual intake i failed to mention was not on a taco and if you were to make it dual i guess meaning haveing two filters could you not do it befor the maf?
     
  14. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    What are you talking about "Dual Intake"? The intake plenum doesnt feed one side or the other. The intake runs into 6 tubes, then those go to each respective CC.
     
  15. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    so dual intake and larger injectors wont work at all?
     
  16. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:16 PM
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    Completely agree with chris4x4. Get the URD maf cal and long tubes!
     
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    i think he means a Y pipe with 2 air intake cones?
     
  19. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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    Dual intakes, No. Larger injectors, Yes, if you are SC'd or turboed.
     
  20. Mar 20, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    what exactly is a URD MAF CAL?
     
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