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Air intakes VS

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by rob1208lv, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:05 AM
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    rob1208lv

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    Looking into buying a air intake wondering if there is really a difference in performance vs price in :
    prices quoted from Amazon/ebay
    K&N - cost = $189.00
    Injen - Cost = $196.00
    AEM - Cost = $145.00
    spectra - Cost = $146.00
    others? Cost ?
     
  2. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:05 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    No. Best off keeping the OEM intake, unless you like a louder sound.
     
  3. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:06 AM
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    TRD intake. It still sounds good while sucking in air from the fender well unlike any of the others. The others suck in hot air from the engine bay.
     
  4. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:19 AM
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    Ouch 300$ for the trd..
     
  5. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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    Not worth pay for.
     
  6. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:22 AM
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    Do you want to buy my K&N? :)
     
  7. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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    Nice, but I'm lazy .. :)
     
  8. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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    PM me details
     
  9. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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    X2 I'll sell my K&N for some cash and your stock intake.
     
  10. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    His wont work on you 02 unless he has a 1st Gen intake sitting around. Pm sent
     
  11. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:40 AM
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    Sorry I just don't trust my-self.. afraid of that sensor..
     
  12. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:41 AM
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    Stay stock, trust me
     
  13. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:46 AM
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    Considering.. THX
     
  14. Dec 5, 2011 at 9:48 AM
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    I have the injen, came with the truck. i kinda like the loud noise, but otherwise its a nusiance to clean after every outing. for whatever reason it didnt come with a shield, so it does suck hot engine air in :(
     
  15. Dec 5, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    Yeah, sorry. I have a 2010. I want to go TRD but I don't have the cash to do it yet. That particular amount of cash went to JLee, actually. Damn group buys. lol
     
  16. Dec 5, 2011 at 11:24 PM
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    I have had an AEM cold air intake system on my truck now for about 6 years and have no problems with it at all. it makes it sound beefy at an idle and gets pretty damn throaty when you get on it.
     
  17. Dec 6, 2011 at 2:25 PM
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    A car i had year ago had a AEM on it and I loved it.
     
  18. Dec 6, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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    ill 2nd that motion for the deckplate mod. quick, cheap, easy, and effective
     
  19. Dec 7, 2011 at 7:15 AM
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    Maybe I'll get up the nerve to do it.. :D
     
  20. Dec 7, 2011 at 7:22 AM
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    get a drop in filter and do the deck plate mod.......or trade with someone here thats wants to do that and get rid of their aftermarket intake
     
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