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A CAI and MPG question

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Motorshooter, Oct 20, 2008.

  1. Oct 20, 2008 at 9:51 AM
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    Motorshooter

    Motorshooter [OP] Motorshooter

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    So; you dropped down some cash and installed a CAI in your Taco. Besides the super cool sound of air rushing into the motor and some extra ponies to scoot you down the road, did you notice any extra MPG’s coming along with the deal?
    If so, how many and if not, did you lose some MPG’s along the way?
    Thanks:D
     
  2. Oct 20, 2008 at 10:15 AM
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    norcalbb11

    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    ive only had mine for 1 tank so far and ive gone up about 1 mpg but i also drive mountains for my commute so its better then nothing right? ill see on the next tank
     
  3. Oct 21, 2008 at 4:34 PM
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    Motorshooter

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    Bueller, Bueller...anyone else want to add their history with a CAI?
     
  4. Oct 23, 2008 at 2:55 PM
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    Zebra

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    2-3 mpg with my setup

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Oct 23, 2008 at 3:29 PM
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    neslerrah

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    How high is your MPG? I'm thinking of getting a Volant CAI.
     
  6. Oct 23, 2008 at 6:45 PM
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    Zebra

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    well the way i drive i get about 24 mpg if i got my foot out of it i'd get more
     
  7. Oct 24, 2008 at 5:22 AM
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    Ridingontrd

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    :D haha,Welcome to the "but damn it sounds so good" club.:cool:
     
  8. Oct 24, 2008 at 6:18 AM
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    Zebra

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    i know man it definately turns heads now time to save some money for headers, exhaust, and an ECU upgrade
     
  9. Oct 24, 2008 at 6:53 AM
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    Dark Knight

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    Think i may have seen maybe 1+ mpg with the TRD CAI
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    +1 sure does sound good!!
     
  10. Oct 25, 2008 at 7:36 AM
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    Motorshooter

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    Anyone else care to share their results?....good or bad. I'm just looking for some info on products out there that do deliver what they say.
     
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