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cold air intake and throttle spacer

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by xx-griz-xx, May 8, 2009.

  1. May 8, 2009 at 11:19 AM
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    xx-griz-xx

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    Greetings. I was thinking about adding a cold air intake syatem and a throttle spacer to my 4.0 v6 2006 Tacoma. Should there be any problems adding these concerning fuel/air mixture issues? Thanks for yor time.
     
  2. May 8, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    luk8272

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    I would recomend the URD CAI
    I wouldn't recommend the TBI spacer, they rob low end torque.
     
  3. May 8, 2009 at 11:26 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Welcome to TW! Thotlebody spacers do nothing except make your truck wistle.
     
  4. May 8, 2009 at 11:28 AM
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    wat?

    yes.....wHistle....
     
  5. May 8, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    I think your avatar winked at me.............:eek:
     
  6. May 8, 2009 at 11:31 AM
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    ^ She wants you! Its friday get your drink on and make a pass at that.
     
  7. May 8, 2009 at 11:33 AM
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    It's a she? That's somewhat of a good sign.........ain't enough alcohol in the world brotha.
     
  8. May 8, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    wat?

    like luk said....drink a few, get those beergoggles on, and then take a razor to her upper lip
     
  9. May 8, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    She/it kinda looks like a pug
     
  10. May 8, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    and the whistle go WOO WOOOOOOOO!!!!! -Big bubba and lil sis
     
  11. May 8, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    haha...whistle tips.....

    8 clock in da monin, people should be up makin breakfast or somethin
     
  12. May 8, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    So I take that as a "no" on the throttle spacer, and a big "no" on making a pass at the pug...no matter how much beer one can drink?
     
  13. May 8, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    yeah....pretty much. u dont hear the whistle as bad on a manual, but its constant on an auto. its definately a wastte of time. if u really want another intake, go AFE or volant. they both have them that will replace the entire stock piping and box and show the bext gains. the volant also has the ram air attachment that goes over the radiator to draw as well as the fender
     
  14. May 8, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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    I don't know about the 15 hp but I too have the TRD and the throttle feels so much better than stock. I'd stay away from the URD if you get a lot of moisture where you live.
     
  15. May 8, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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  16. May 8, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    how loud of a whistle are we talkin here for these TB spacers?
     
  17. May 8, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    ^It isn't ear shattering but it's noticeable. To me, it isn't so much about the whistle but more about the fact that they're a virtually worthless mod. Even if you pick up 2-3hp, which I doubt, you sure won't feel it.
     
  18. May 8, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    well, I know that its a "snake oil mod" but I mean, how hard are they to install on older suvs and stuff. I may have a buddy who would be interested in this
     
  19. May 8, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    chris4x4

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    The dyno's I ran showed about 5 hp gain with the TRD intake.
     
  20. May 8, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    That was the Max. gain. I cant remember the RPM, but it was about 200 higher than the stock peak. The curve started about 2 hp more at 1500 rpm, and grew as the revs increased. I think the Torque gain was around 14 or so lb-ft at peak.
     
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