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Old 03-12-15, 05:41 AM   #1
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Default GS400 with TRD 4.7L Tundra Supercharger.

Found this on Youtube and although rather interesting I'm wondering how much Fab work is needed to make this fit.

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Old 03-12-15, 08:31 AM   #2
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I wouldn't think it's too much. From the pictures I've seen, the intake manifold on the 2UZ looks exactly the same as the 3UZ. Also, IIRC that one GS you posted on the exhaust thread had a 2UZ manifold on a 1UZ... it seems like a lot of parts on the 3 engines are interchangeable with not too much extra work involved...
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I wouldn't think it's too much. From the pictures I've seen, the intake manifold on the 2UZ looks exactly the same as the 3UZ. Also, IIRC that one GS you posted on the exhaust thread had a 2UZ manifold on a 1UZ... it seems like a lot of parts on the 3 engines are interchangeable with not too much extra work involved...
i wish i knew what was involved... I've contacted the Youtuber but of course no response...
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The TRD S/C never yield that much extra power.. like 30HP.. Its not that much to be worth the time. I had thought of this back in the day but then found out how little power they add so it isn't a worthy venture..
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The TRD S/C never yield that much extra power.. like 30HP.. Its not that much to be worth the time. I had thought of this back in the day but then found out how little power they add so it isn't a worthy venture..
30hp isn't that much but maybe with a tune it would be better.. i guess this is mainly for sound then.. .
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The guy installing my headers asked me last night whether anyone has installed the TRD supercharger. He said it looks like it would bolt right up. Some of the truck guys are getting power out of them, why not us? I assume they are overdriving them with a smaller pulley. My buddy has a Tundra with the blower but it is a 5.7L. The thing is insane for a truck.
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The guy installing my headers asked me last night whether anyone has installed the TRD supercharger. He said it looks like it would bolt right up. Some of the truck guys are getting power out of them, why not us? I assume they are overdriving them with a smaller pulley. My buddy has a Tundra with the blower but it is a 5.7L. The thing is insane for a truck.
i would love to get more info on this... Seems like it does bolt right up...
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I'd like to know more too. 30bhp plus that supercharged sound would be a nice little addition. Obviously cost matters, but I'd entertain it.
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funny this pops up because I was just thinking about this the other day and was getting ready to search about it. tmf2004 if he ever replies back please let us know what he says
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I did find the supercharger on eBay for $2499.00 or make offer. someone make a DIY lol
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I wouldn't do it for 30hp, but I would do it for 50+whp.
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I wouldn't do it for 30hp, but I would do it for 50+whp.
I'm thinking you could with a tune... That S/C should make more than that imo...
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I'm thinking you could with a tune... That S/C should make more than that imo...
the 30HP from S/C is with a new upgraded ECU from Toyota.. I doubt it will be any better than that.. You might be able to pull a little more from the an upgraded pulley.. but I don't see more than 45 Hp at best..

Also, If you can get an extra 45 Hp, remember it has a parasitic draw on the car. The pulley will take some low-end off your car and put back power progressively from mid-to-high Rpm.. with that little power you're not going to notice much power increase on the low end, (it won't better your acceleration that much to 60mph, where the super charger is strong is while rolling and at hwy speeds.. (I've had many Superchargers from my days of owning Camaros and Corvettes) If you're going to do a S/C add atleast 100HP.

Anways, Good luck to anyone that want to go that route.. Just speaking from experience.
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thanks Don. your input is always worth reading about
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Thanks Don. Experience wins every time!
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