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Deck plate mod +3mpg

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by pairodice, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Jul 30, 2009 at 9:28 AM
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    pairodice

    pairodice [OP] Well-Known Member

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    magnaflow cat back exhaust, K&N filter, gray wire, deck plate, ome 883's, ome dakar leafs, bilstien 5100's, blacked out grille, AVS bug shield & window vents, arb bull bar, hella 5in lights, mile marker 8k winch, debadged tailgate, energy steering rack bushings, custom rear bumper w/ hidden receiver, custom headache rack, ome greasable shackles, 4.88's w/solid spacer, SS extended brake line
    just finished deck plate mod was skeptical if it would work had previosly installed k&n fipk system and was dissapointed (no mpg gain, excess noise and minimal power improvement. it did fit very well and have excellent instructions though) picked up 2-3 mpg average so i am up to about 20mpg used 4 in deck plate
     
  2. Jul 30, 2009 at 9:58 AM
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    STLharry

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    wooord. Maybe that happened to me, but i doubt it. one would figure a deckplate and a flowmaster would boost MPGs by a few
     
  3. Jul 31, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    wolfgang123

    wolfgang123 Well-Known Member

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    i did the deckplate and i lost mpg. owell i did get a little better responce
     
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