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Best place to purchase deckplate mod?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by johnsonb1990, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    johnsonb1990

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    Where would be the best place to purchase a deckplate mod? I have a 2002 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 motor. From what i hear the deckplate mod is a good thing to do to my tacoma. Is this true? If so where is the best place to purchase this?
     
  2. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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  3. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    Boat supply store, or i got mine at Bass Pro Shops if there is one near you.
     
  4. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    johnsonb1990

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    i have seen this done so many different ways with so many different parts. What parts is the best for this mod, and where do u get them? What is the best possible way of doing this to get the best performance and mean sound?
     
  5. Feb 1, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    dont want a snorkel. I dont do any off roading in this truck. I just want performance and good sound out of this deal.
     
  6. Feb 1, 2011 at 9:13 PM
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    Matic

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    I got mine from deckplates r us.
     
  7. Feb 1, 2011 at 11:03 PM
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    honestly, just take out your elbow, its the same performance wise.
     
  8. Feb 1, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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    i got mine at a boat shop they had no idea what i was talking about when i said deck plate though
     
  9. Feb 2, 2011 at 7:58 AM
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    Its not your place to tell me what I need to sell or what i dont need to sell. Just because I dont want to make my truck look shity by putting a snorkel on it dont mean i need to sell my tires and lift. Thanks for the advice though.
     
  10. Feb 2, 2011 at 8:15 AM
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    Wow dude don't get so offended, I think he was just kidding. This is the interwebz people mess around.
     
  11. Feb 2, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    Yeah just kinda pissed me off. Hey man what did u purchase exactly from bass pro shops to do the deckplate mod?

     
  12. Feb 2, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    a deckplate, that's what he bought
     
  13. Feb 2, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    I just looked around in the boat section till I found one. Do you know what a deck plate looks like?
    You will also need a tube of rtv sensor safe silicon sealant.
    It's a pretty easy mod.
    Where do you live at man ?
    I live in Harrisburg.
     
  14. Feb 2, 2011 at 8:36 AM
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    I live in Mt. Airy, NC. Yeah I have read that you just cut out a 4 inch hole in your airbox. Not exactly so sure what all I need to do to it to make it right. I just wanted to ask on here to make sure I dont mess anything up. Thanks for the help bro.
     
  15. Feb 2, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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    This may be a dumb question but is rtv gasket maker the same as sealant? Everything says gasket maker. Also, I know it needs to be sensor safe but was there a specific brand that you used or know of that was used that you can recommend? Doing this mod this weekend!:D
     
  16. Feb 2, 2011 at 8:57 AM
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    http://home.ezonline.net/~jnburtman/deckplate.html

    Here is a write-up that can be found in the Mods/tutorials section of this beautiful website :) It's for the 3.4l. Im not sure if the 2.7 has the same airbox.

    It is debated as to how well this mod works for the 2.7l engines. A definite increase is found on the 3.4's.
     
  17. Feb 2, 2011 at 9:00 AM
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    ....drill said 4or 3 inch hole in airbox. line hole with the sealent. place deckplate over hole. place screws in to secure it.
     
  18. Feb 2, 2011 at 9:03 AM
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    :violent:

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  19. Feb 2, 2011 at 9:07 AM
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    01tacoprerunner

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    Poppintool, that should work, just got to male sure it's sensor safe. Don't know the brand I used, sorry.


    Who ever doubts this, it does work on the 4 cyl, chris4x4, put it on a Dino test, and got close to 5 hp, in the upper RPMs.
     
  20. Feb 23, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    I did the deck plate mod today. It looked like rain/water or small road debris could get into the deck plate hole. I would hate to have a stone penetrate the air filter or water soak it.
    I made a baffle out of sheet metal and attached it to two through bolts I used for the deck plate. The baffle is midway between the deck plate and air filter, attached on one side so the airflow should be unrestricted. This will deflect any debris and rain/water from hitting the air filter directly.

    What do you guys think?

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