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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?
     
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  2. Jan 23, 2019 at 5:27 PM
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  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
     
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  4. Jan 23, 2019 at 6:10 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.
     
  7. Jan 23, 2019 at 9:13 PM
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    Yes, visit him. Ask for Keith.
     
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  8. Jan 24, 2019 at 10:09 AM
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    Switch it out for a 5.7l
     
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  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’?
     
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  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"
     
  13. Jan 27, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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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.
     
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  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

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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.;)
     
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  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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    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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    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.
     
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    I guess I need to start a thread about California Legal Performance Mods eh?
     
  25. Feb 8, 2019 at 6:47 AM
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    Sure. You can title it "Behind enemy lines". ;)
     
  26. Feb 8, 2019 at 1:15 PM
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    Denso 12 hole injectors for better mid range power/torque and higher gear shifting points.
     
  27. Sep 15, 2019 at 1:59 PM
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    I’m running that kit above. You can find my build by googling turbo 03 sequoia. Should pop up. I go over some of the good/bad stuff.
     
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    4WD, and the LSD is great for added traction while in 2WD.
     
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    If you really in cali, then you can't do shit to it.
    buy newer 5.7 is your only option.
     
  30. Sep 15, 2019 at 3:02 PM
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    Still a few things he could do. Gearing, 12 hole fuel injectors and coolant throttlebody bypass mod. I’ve heard the fuel injectors really make it nice. And gearing always makes the truck feel good.
     
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