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Wife disappointed in Tacoma; said acceleration not as good as chevy lumina

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by lightfire, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. Dec 30, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    lightfire

    lightfire [OP] Well-Known Member

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    First time she drove my new 2010 TRD OR. I was surprised she said that. Thinking quickly, instead of trying to defend the poor underpowered Tacoma, I replied "Yes, hon, but there are 2 fixes for that called a header and a supercharger. Don't you think we should add them?":)
     
  2. Dec 30, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    jdkeller

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    And...........what did she say?
     
  3. Dec 30, 2009 at 3:38 PM
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    Nice quick thinking!
     
  4. Dec 30, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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    :laugh: nice!!! Good luck with that :eek:
     
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  6. Dec 30, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

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    is she taking any sort of medication? :)


    a chevy lumina? The handicapped guy around the corner from me has a wheelchair that goes faster than my broke & stupid friends Lumina does...


    at any rate, very VERY well played. Good way to think on your feet.
     
  7. Dec 30, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    jandrews

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    Well played.

    She's misperceiving. The lumina is closer to the ground, and lower vehicles always give visual feedback of being faster.

    Also, this is why you don't get married: asking permission for toys is not on my agenda.
     
  8. Dec 30, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    lightfire

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    No "permission" needed or asked for. I was posting this as a "funny". She purchased half the truck as my Christmas present.
     
  9. Dec 30, 2009 at 4:16 PM
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    :):):)
     
  10. Dec 30, 2009 at 7:50 PM
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    apples and oranges...now load up her lumina with a half yard of garden mulch.
     
  11. Dec 30, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    I would load it with half a yard of cow manure!
     
  12. Dec 30, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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    must be a 4 banger
     
  13. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    Lulz, I'm pretty sure they're quite a bit faster than the lumina. I suggest you racer her at the local 1/4mi drag strip :D
     
  14. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:24 PM
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    Tell her you'll race each other (at the track) and whoever wins gets...uh...favors.

    Guess what? You don't lose.
     
  15. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    ya'll postin in a troll thread
     
  16. Dec 30, 2009 at 8:54 PM
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    So that makes you a troll. Good to know man!
     
  17. Dec 30, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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    Mine had a chevy lumina and it was real quick on the get away.
     
  18. Dec 30, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    A simple high flow air filter helps alot with throttle responce. This is def. what is making her feel like its slow (and alot of reviewers). As your trucks 0-60 is exactly the same if not faster than a V6 lumina, and you should feel it more because of the higher torque. (believe it or not I remember the some reviewers being shocked that the lumina was as fast as it was)

    Also you can tell her to floor it next time and watch her head fly against the headrest after the engine catches up.

    But yes, you def. had a great responce.
     
  19. Dec 31, 2009 at 12:10 AM
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    LMAO!!! :rofl:

    Brian your fuckin nuts!:cool:
     
  20. Dec 31, 2009 at 12:46 AM
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    So you wanted headers and a supercharger. Lets see pull two plug wires off the truck and let the wife take it for a drive, great idea. Let me know if it works, i might try that !!!!
     
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