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Which is a stronger, 3.4 or 4.0?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by LukeBo4x4, Jun 13, 2013.

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3.4 or 4.0

Poll closed Jun 13, 2014.
  1. 3.4

    21.8%
  2. 4.0

    78.2%
  1. LukeBo4x4

    LukeBo4x4 [OP] The more people I meet, the more I like my dogs.

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    My brother and I have arguing bout which moter is stronger. i say the 3.4 is and he says the 4.0 is, so what do yall think?
     
  2. tacomataco2

    tacomataco2 Well-Known Member

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    Infamous 3.4!

    Edit: in sense of simplicity( non interference, no vvti), and longevity. Puts down plenty of power for me,
    obviously 4.0 is more powerful..
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2013
  3. jake72

    jake72 Well-Known Member

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    4.0 is stronger
     
  4. LukeBo4x4

    LukeBo4x4 [OP] The more people I meet, the more I like my dogs.

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    Thats what im sayin dude.
     
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    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    miacevedo Well-Known Member

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    Why would Toyota ever make the 4.0 weaker?
     
  7. 95 taco

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    stronger as in HP or stronger as in durability?
    i have little experience with the 4.0, we own a 1996 4runner with the 3.4 and it has 390,xxx miles on it and it's still going strong.
     
  8. Swimmerboy2112

    Swimmerboy2112 Well-Known Member

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    Power = 4.0
    Longevity = 3.4 although the 4.0 isn't a bad motor it just hasn't been out long enough in my opinion to see how far they can really go.
     
  9. MGMTacolover55

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    4.0 hands down
     
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    The Traveler REBELTACO

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    4.0 = 236hp/266ft. lbs torque
    3.4 = 190hp/220ft. lbs torque

    I'm gonna guess the 4.0 is the stronger motor...

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  11. chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    What do you mean by "stronger?"
     
  12. LukeBo4x4

    LukeBo4x4 [OP] The more people I meet, the more I like my dogs.

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    Stronger overall durability, power, anything u can think of.
     
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    well since guys are boosting the 4.0 to the mid 400's range in the ponies, i would say 4.0.
     
  14. Mr. Biscuits

    Mr. Biscuits Salesman by trade, Gentleman by habit

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    I'd say the 3.4 is going to win in overall durability and longevity but obviously the 4.0 is more powerful. it's bigger. that's just something that can't be debated.
     
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    FOUR POINT O!!!:D
     
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    4.0L = Chain driven
    3.4L= Belt driven...........The 4.0l is stronger in power and more durable
     
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    wuh
     
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    i did a quick search because i couldnt even believe the 3.4 got any votes, and found that the 2004 DC (didnt say long bed or short) 4x4 boast a 19.5 power to weight ratio and a 2013 DCLB 4x4 a mere 17.9. this is shocking to me actually i new that the 2nd gen was bigger and a little heavier but couldnt of imagined it being out done in anyway really by its predecessor.
     
  19. luka

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    4.0 > 3.4 + TRD supercharger

    I tested this with my 4.0 and my co-workers 3.4+blower
     
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    they didn't make 1st gen DCLB, so that would make it a DCSB :thumbsup:
     
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