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2.7 aFe Pro Dry S air filter?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by norcal4banger, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:11 PM
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    norcal4banger

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    Any one run it?

    Notice any difference?
     
  2. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:13 PM
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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.
     
  3. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    Gas mileage improvement? I'm very tempted
     
  4. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:15 PM
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    did the same ... secondary filter removed and does feel like truck is responding better
     
  5. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:15 PM
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    little to no change for me
     
  6. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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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
     
  7. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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    mmmm....well, im ordering it now.
     
  8. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:19 PM
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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?
     
  9. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:20 PM
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    Tacomas have locking torque converters.
     
  10. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:21 PM
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    no idea what you said. haha i have a 5 speed
     
  11. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:27 PM
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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.
     
  12. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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    The torque convertor is just locking up in 3rd gear. It will do the same in top gear.
     
  13. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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    Okay so its normal then... It bugs the shit out of me sometimes. Especially when this happens going up hill.
     
  14. Mar 23, 2011 at 10:42 PM
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    Yup. Normal operation.
     
  15. Mar 24, 2011 at 2:19 AM
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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.
     
  17. Mar 24, 2011 at 4:40 AM
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    Mostly got one so I could just clean it instead of buying any more.
     
  18. Mar 24, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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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.
     
  19. Mar 24, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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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.
     
  20. Mar 24, 2011 at 12:19 PM
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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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