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what gears to use?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by tacoman68, Aug 21, 2009.

  1. Aug 21, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    tacoman68

    tacoman68 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    O8 Tacoma with Engage long travel front and rear 2.5/12 with resi and 2.0 bump stops up front with engine cage have bed cage with king 2.5/16 with resi and 61.5 deavers and 13in. Shackles with 2.0 bumps as for engine have douge thorny headers cold air intake and short shifter installed in tranny have racing seats with 4 point harness full alpine sound system
    i have an 08 taco 4.0 i wanted to see what you guys think about superchargin or gearing my truck i want more power when im in the sand and on the dirt roads i already have headers exhaust intake but i still need more power any info will help thanks
     
  2. Aug 21, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    Brunes

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    If you have intake and headers/exhaust- get a tuning module (like the APR X-1 (big $) or the URD Mal Cal (less $) or go for the forced induction.

    A super charger will be the biggest jump and best bang for the buck imo.
     
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