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4.7L Performance Upgrades?

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by MSCRUGGS61, Jan 23, 2019.

  1. Jan 23, 2019 at 4:57 PM
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    MSCRUGGS61

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    I looked around but couldn't find any threads that summarize the best set of HP/Torque upgrades for the 4.7L Gen 1 motors. Specifically the 2002. Anyone have any suggestions?
     
  2. Jan 23, 2019 at 5:27 PM
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    Headers
     
  3. Jan 23, 2019 at 5:29 PM
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    get jba long tube headers, throttle spacer. good free flowing exhaust to start
     
  4. Jan 23, 2019 at 6:10 PM
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  5. Jan 23, 2019 at 6:18 PM
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    It depends on how much you are willing to spend, I am enjoying my JBA short tube headers, LSD, and rear sway bar. Decent power gain, and much better application of total power.
     
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  6. Jan 23, 2019 at 8:36 PM
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    Well then. It appears that Dirty Deeds is in San Diego. And I'll be damned. So am I. Gonna give them a visit.
     
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  7. Jan 23, 2019 at 9:13 PM
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    Yes, visit him. Ask for Keith.
     
  8. Jan 24, 2019 at 10:09 AM
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    Padj

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    Switch it out for a 5.7l
     
  9. Jan 26, 2019 at 7:07 PM
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  10. Jan 26, 2019 at 7:38 PM
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    Why? Swapping for an LS is a third of the cost and makes more power.
     
  11. Jan 27, 2019 at 5:32 AM
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    What is ‘LS’?
     
  12. Jan 27, 2019 at 6:08 AM
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    It's a Chevy motor, you know the American brand with the French name? I believe it stands for "Le Shitty"
     
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    I'd stick to the UZ family. Swapping may sound cheap at first, but it'll open up a can of worms and may not be cheap at the final stage.
     
  14. Jan 28, 2019 at 1:57 PM
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  15. Jan 28, 2019 at 2:17 PM
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    LSD = Limited Slip Diff? Is your truck a 2WD or 4WD? Mine's 4WD & so far I've not felt need to add LSD too. Hell, I barely have oppty to use the 4WD. Lot's of long nasty dirt roads in Baja, but not much of a rock climber (at least not yet).
     
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  16. Jan 28, 2019 at 3:01 PM
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    Danimal86 What's a Dickfir?

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    Remote turbo setup?
     
  17. Jan 28, 2019 at 3:43 PM
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    Long tubes aren’t legal in CA either. Only for off-road use.;)
     
  18. Jan 28, 2019 at 4:29 PM
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    Danimal86 What's a Dickfir?

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    Wouldn't show up on a visual inspection.
     
  19. Jan 28, 2019 at 4:32 PM
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    I know recently they got a little more strict. But now they only hook up the OBD. But still walked around my wife’s car making sure. I had to remove her Volant intake as it’s not CARB legal here. And on my previous truck they were looking underneath making sure I didn’t modify catalytic converter‘s.
     
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  20. Jan 28, 2019 at 6:11 PM
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    You can have Keith from DD to create mid pipes for you that would pass emissions.
     
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    For you in Ca, install the turbo, and remove it every 2 yrs for smog check. Lol.
     
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  22. Jan 28, 2019 at 7:01 PM
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  23. Jan 28, 2019 at 8:19 PM
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    The kit in the installed pic at the bottom isn't the same. That turbo is from Turbonetics and its aimed in a different direction. If they're using pics of somebody else's work as an installed pic that scares me.
     
  24. Feb 7, 2019 at 7:47 PM
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    I guess I need to start a thread about California Legal Performance Mods eh?
     
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  25. Feb 8, 2019 at 6:47 AM
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    Sure. You can title it "Behind enemy lines". ;)
     
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  26. Feb 8, 2019 at 1:15 PM
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