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Old 02-07-2012, 08:15 AM   #1
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Question Deck plate mod

I know this has been covered hundreds of times and everyone has there own opinion, but is it safe to do the deck plate mod with a K&N drop air filter, and also would hot air not be an issue?
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:18 AM   #2
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Yes its safe.. and i actually just tested running with mine closed and opened now that i have the ultraguage, noticed about a 2 mpg increase with it open fwiw
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:21 AM   #4
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:41 AM   #6
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Yes...it is safe.

I had that setup on my 96 tacoma years ago. Kept the deck plate open 95% of the time (6" deckplate).

The only reason (that I can think of) for getting a check engine light...is if you're OVER OILING your K&N filter. Too much oil on the filter results in the oils getting all over the MAF sensor.
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You should do it.
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Old 02-07-2012, 04:12 PM   #12
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I don't know what it is, but I wanna do it
take stock air box
cut big hole in box
put removable cover on big hole

win
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I should do this too..
You should do it.
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No check engine lights?
if you do not use a "sensor safe" silicone to seal the deck plate ring to the air box then you could throw a code
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should I really do it?
You should definitely do it. So should the OP. You guys need to do it.
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