|03-30-2012, 05:51 AM||#1|
Cold air intake for 2012 2.7L
I put 235/75/15 tires on my 4 cylinder upgrading from the stock 215/70/15s and now I am having some power loss. The truck struggles when going over 70mph. Would a cold air intake help this problem and improve gas mileage? If so, what is a good one for a 2012?
|03-30-2012, 07:40 AM||#2|
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08 5-Lug Reg. Cab SR5 2008 Regular Cab Manual 2.7L I4 2TR-FE
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There is an ongoing debate whether or not a CAI makes any difference at all. The only difference for sure would be the sound, but arguably a secondary filter delete and aftermarket drop in filter should yield the same power gains as a CAI.
the stock intake draws air from lower in the fenderwell, while the CAI doesn't; it draws it from the engine bay.
there are a few threads on this.
all of these intake mods will work as toyota has not changed the 2TR at all since it came out.
|03-30-2012, 07:50 AM||#3|
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An intake is going to make noise. Removing the secondary filter and adding a AFE drop in is a popular mod for the 4 bangers. ^^^Like he said.
Don't expect tire burning power unless you add a supercharger.
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