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Cold air intake for 2012 2.7L

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by west, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Mar 30, 2012 at 4:51 AM
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    west

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    I put 235/75/15 tires on my 4 cylinder upgrading from the stock 215/70/15s and now I am having some power loss. The truck struggles when going over 70mph. Would a cold air intake help this problem and improve gas mileage? If so, what is a good one for a 2012?
     
  2. Mar 30, 2012 at 6:40 AM
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    There is an ongoing debate whether or not a CAI makes any difference at all. The only difference for sure would be the sound, but arguably a secondary filter delete and aftermarket drop in filter should yield the same power gains as a CAI.

    the stock intake draws air from lower in the fenderwell, while the CAI doesn't; it draws it from the engine bay.

    there are a few threads on this.

    all of these intake mods will work as toyota has not changed the 2TR at all since it came out.
     
  3. Mar 30, 2012 at 6:50 AM
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    An intake is going to make noise. Removing the secondary filter and adding a AFE drop in is a popular mod for the 4 bangers. ^^^Like he said.

    Don't expect tire burning power unless you add a supercharger.
     
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