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Old 03-23-2011, 10:11 PM   #1
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2.7 aFe Pro Dry S air filter?

Any one run it?

Notice any difference?
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:13 PM   #2
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i have it. with secondary air filter removal. truck responds better. worth the 50 bucks and 10 minutes. i got mine brand new for 30 off of a member on here that bought the wrong one.
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Gas mileage improvement? I'm very tempted
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i have it. with secondary air filter removal. truck responds better. worth the 50 bucks and 10 minutes.
did the same ... secondary filter removed and does feel like truck is responding better
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:16 PM   #6
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uhh idk i dont track my gas mileage but its better driving haha. i know in 4th gear i can go into it at 35 and smoothly accelerate to 50 no problem. b4 it used to studder in 4th @35
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mmmm....well, im ordering it now.
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:19 PM   #8
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while I got you guys on here, do you notice what almost seems like a third gear and a half?

I dont want to sound retarded but when I'm getting onto the freeway and I get up to 3rd gear its like it shifts up...but when I get off the gas a little there is a more noticeable shift which I believe is fourth.

Does this make sense?

EDIT: Because we only have 4 gears right?
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while I got you guys on here, do you notice what almost seems like a third gear and a half?

I dont want to sound retarded but when I'm getting onto the freeway and I get up to 3rd gear its like it shifts up...but when I get off the gas a little there is a more noticeable shift which I believe is fourth.

Does this make sense?

EDIT: Because we only have 4 gears right?
no idea what you said. haha i have a 5 speed
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:27 PM   #11
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Yeah this an automatic thing I guess.

whippersnapper, do you understand? lol and would that be what I'm talking about?

The rpm's drop after 3rd gear before shifting to 4th.
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Yeah this an automatic thing I guess.

whippersnapper, do you understand? lol and would that be what I'm talking about?

The rpm's drop after 3rd gear before shifting to 4th.
The torque convertor is just locking up in 3rd gear. It will do the same in top gear.
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Old 03-23-2011, 10:32 PM   #13
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Okay so its normal then... It bugs the shit out of me sometimes. Especially when this happens going up hill.
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Yup. Normal operation.
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I have one as well. Definitely have more throttle response and power, not really sure about the mpg.
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Have one with secondary removed. Better throttle response for sure.
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I have one as well. Definitely have more throttle response and power, not really sure about the mpg.
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I pulled the plastic piece from the fender(elbow?) as well as 2ndary filter , and use the Afe. Better low end , not sure about high end, felt i lost1/4- 1/2 mpg .Good series of mods overall.
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Really? I gained mpg for sure over the combo. I definitely got 2 mpg from the 2ndary, lost 1 from the water blocker elbow thingy, and I think maybe stayed the same with the AFE Pro Dry. But I gained power with all 3.

Nothing made the truck drive as well as increasing the tire size though. Definitely compensated for how much low end I had that I didn't really need or want for daily driving.
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I have the aFe Pro Dry S in my 2.7, not for any performance gains but just because it's likely to be the last air filter I ever have to buy for this vehicle. I only use my truck like a truck about 10 times per year, so most of the time I'm after best MPG and drive it like a sissy -- still plenty of torque for everyday driving.
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