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My 1197 tacoma 4 cylinder automatic w transmission has little power. I have tuned it up with some increase in power but not much, I average 23 mpg. what can I do to increase power?

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You could put in a turbo or increase air flow.
You could buy an aftermarket ecu which is tuned for performance.
You could also get a machinist to make the cylinder bores bigger and put in bigger pistons etc but this may be expensive.
Or replace the engine.

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