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2nd Gen Aftermarket Air Intake 4.0L

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Justin, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:46 PM
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    Justin

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    I am interested in getting an aftermarket intake to get some more power and hopefully better fuel economy. I know a lot of it depends on your foot, but I have been told that the intake can help improve mileage. Is this true? And if so, which brands should I look at? I have heard about AFE, K&N, Volant; are there any other good ones out there?
     
  2. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:49 PM
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    willee51

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    MOD's coming
    Save your money, it's all HYPE!
     
  3. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    BAMFTACO

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    :popcorn: intakes don't do anything for our truck except for sounds cool and little better throttle response.
     
  4. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:52 PM
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    Dark_Taco

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    Will not give you better fuel economy IMO.
     
  5. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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    Ahshiet

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    Mine seems to eat more gas and does sound beefier but I would go with an inclose air box like afe kits if I did it again
     
  6. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    It probably does increase your HP, but not noticeably, if you have a after market exhaust it will be louder. Also It will not filter the air coming in as good as your stock setup. That to me is not worth it.
     
  7. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    seksilumpia

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    I have the first gen TRD intake for mine and I love it. When I drive it properly, I get at least 2 miles per gallon better than before I started modding.
     
  8. Mar 17, 2013 at 12:58 PM
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    It does work from a dead stop better response but not no judge jump over a drop in filter and charcoal filter removed
     
  9. Mar 17, 2013 at 1:02 PM
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    The URD or the AFE Stage 2si (1st generation TRD intake with the cone filter) are the only ones worth a damn IMO. URD need to watch out for water exposure as it is in front of the grill
     
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