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Anybody running AFE cold air intake with Banks monster exhaust?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by fishinsteeg234, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. Apr 6, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    fishinsteeg234

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    Pro Comp 3" suspension lift kit, Pro Comp 8128 alloy wheels with 285/75/16 BFG AT KO's, Gorilla Lugs, Camburg 1.5" uniball UCA's, AFE cold air intake, Black N-Fab bars, SS extended brake lines, HID bixenon's
    i have the AFE cai on my 06' prerunner 4.0 and was thinking about buying an exhaust. leaning towards the banks monster, but what do you think? Does a CAI go well with a certain exhaust?
     
  2. Apr 6, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    MAF calibrator huh? what kind MAF would work best? recommend?
     
  3. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    AFE Intake is a good set up. I recommend the SI edition with dry filter.

    On the other hand Banks exhaust is full 3" mandrel bent cat back system. I would not recommend going this route unless you plan on installing a SC. you will loose too much back pressure if not running a blower.

    Stick with a good 2.5" Magnaflow, or something like the Aero turbine 2.5".
    just have a shop cut out stock muffler and weld in new one. No need for a full cat back unless you prefer stainless steel piping and madrel bends...

    Just a thought.
     
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    Good to know, then it should be perfect for my set up. I was going by rule of thumb as far as piping diameter. [/quote]


    Not MAF just MAF calibrator. http://www.urdusa.com/product_info.php?cPath=66_72&products_id=1260198051[/quote]

    This product is a great, but if you can afford it I would go this route:

    http://www.aprpower.com/ECU_mainpage.html
     
  5. Apr 7, 2010 at 7:09 AM
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    Hmmm,,,,

    Sounds like a familiar plan...

    F/I FTW...:cool:
     
  6. Apr 7, 2010 at 7:18 AM
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    Try areo turbine exhust with the free flow cat. Sounds awesome and with the AFE combo you will get 24hp +/- a couple. It is what I run on mine and the power pick up was noticable and it dyno'd at +24hp.
     
  7. Apr 7, 2010 at 7:32 AM
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    Not to play devils advocate, but do you have any slips or print outs you could post. Those are big numbers for just intake and exh. I know the Aero turbine is a pretty good muffler, but wow.:eek:.. Was this Dyno pull with just the mods you stated. And was it an N/A or F/I motor???

    Sorry, just want to know whats working and whats not...

    Laters...
     
  8. Apr 7, 2010 at 8:01 AM
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    Sorry, hate to burst your bubble but the truck is 3 months old. So no plugged cat. I did the same to my '04 DC and had similar results.

    I will get a pic of the dyno sheet and post asap.
     
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