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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. Jun 13, 2013 at 3:30 PM
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    Gincoma

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  2. Jun 13, 2013 at 3:51 PM
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    higherlux

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    first gen > second gen
    4.0 > 3.4

    first gen + 4.0 = sex :cool:
     
  3. Jun 13, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    LukeBo4x4

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    That would be a sick combo
     
  4. Jun 13, 2013 at 4:03 PM
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    higherlux

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    no a first gen with a supercharged 4.0 would be sick :eek:
     
  5. Jun 13, 2013 at 4:25 PM
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    LukeBo4x4

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

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    very true.:cool:
     
  6. Jun 13, 2013 at 4:43 PM
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    So by driven, you mean timing?
     
  7. Jun 13, 2013 at 4:57 PM
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    Meh, the 1GR blower from TRD is more hype than it's worth IMO. Unless you are hitting 3k+ rpms everytime, you don't get your moneys worth out of it.
     
  8. Jun 13, 2013 at 4:59 PM
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    What's the highest mileage 4.0 anyone knows of? Obviously I'm impressed with 300,000+ miles out of a 3.4, just hoping to see the same out of my 4.0 someday! I could give a shit less about HP, I bought a Toyota truck for longevity. :)
     
  9. Jun 13, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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    LukeBo4x4

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    my brothers 4.0 has 174,xxx, still runs good.
     
  10. Jun 13, 2013 at 5:25 PM
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    I've owned both. I like the current 4.0 but it would be interesting to see if the longevity of the 4.0 will match or surpass the 3.4. Only time will tell I guess.
     
  11. Jun 13, 2013 at 5:29 PM
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    theres a guy on here with 300,000 on his 4.0
     
  12. Jun 13, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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  13. Jun 13, 2013 at 7:31 PM
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    LukeBo4x4 [OP] The more people I meet, the more I like my dogs.

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    i know a dude with 350,xxx plus on his 3.4. its a 2000 truck.
     
  14. Jun 13, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    What calculation do you do to get those numbers? I thought a lower number was better as in less pounds per horsepower. Am I doing that wrong? :confused:
     
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  15. Jun 13, 2013 at 8:16 PM
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    I didn't do any reasearch on the models but when power to weight ratio is discussed it is usually how many pounds to each horsepower. So if a 2004 4x4 really is 19.5 that means it has 19.5 pounds per each horsepower. So if a 2013 has a 17.9 ratio it would be better/more powerful because it has less pounds per HP to move.
     
  16. Jun 13, 2013 at 10:17 PM
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    Thanks for confirming that, mach. :)

    Just for reference, a 2.7 standard cab 2X4 is a measly 22.32.
     
  17. Jun 13, 2013 at 10:20 PM
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    Well, the 22-re was about as strong as it got and they got rid of it
     
  18. Jun 13, 2013 at 10:26 PM
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    Either your co-worker is driving a 5spd and cannot drive, or he's running just the SC with no supporting modifications. I have shat on many brah's with their 4.0's. I did fall victim to a SC'd XRunner though... Feelsbadman.jpeg

    IMO, the 4.0 is the STRONGER motor. The 3.4 is the more durable (until the 4.0 proves us wrong).
     
  19. Jun 13, 2013 at 10:26 PM
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    but, if the belt snaps on the 3.4 it shouldn't harm it.
     
  20. Jun 13, 2013 at 10:27 PM
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