I have a standard Toyota 1.6 4a 8v carb engine and was wondering if its possible to get more power out of it without compromising on reliability?

Asked by Feb 25, 2015 at 02:03 PM

Question type: Car Customization

1 Answer

Not really. And I can answer that without asking what Toyota model or year. There has not been a 1.6Liter in a Toyota in the US for a long time. There are some things that can be done, but that cost is not worth the very small bump in HP and is not even legal in Calif and some other States, anything is 'tampering' and will not pass inspection. Sorry, there just isn't anything without doing exactly what you said, taxing the engine and transmission.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Toyota Questions

Toyota Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 21,920
#2 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 15,460
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 9,010
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.