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deck plate mod

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tacomaman04, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:28 PM
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    tacomaman04

    tacomaman04 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Been hearing a lot about theses can someone clarify what it is and how to put one on and what does it do?
     
  2. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:32 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    cut a hole in your intake box, install a deckplate in case you want to cover the hole, and it is dyno proven to be just as, if not more effective than a cold air intake, and for a fraction of the cost
     
  3. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:32 PM
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    afd23a

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    These are deckplates:

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    People cut a hole in their airbox and put in the deckplate. When the insert is removed, they get more airflow through the intake. When the insert is screwed in, they have stock airflow.

    Here's a pic from yotatech

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    The deckplate insert is removed in the above pic. They also added some window screen to keep out any extremely large pieces of crap that might get sucked in.
     
  4. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:34 PM
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    pittim

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  5. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:35 PM
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    Burgman

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  6. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:49 PM
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    tacomaman04

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    So if you already have a cai you cant do deck plate mod correct?
     
  7. Jun 16, 2009 at 9:50 PM
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    afd23a

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    If you've removed the stock airbox, then no you can't do it
     
  8. Jun 16, 2009 at 11:06 PM
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    humanoid

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    Save your money and do the deckplate mod, it'll yield the same if not better results than the so-called CAI.
     
  9. Jun 17, 2009 at 5:10 AM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    And it is dyno proven, which many CAI's are not
     
  10. Jun 17, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    moto932

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    did the deck plate mod recently and love it. best $10 ive spent. only take like a half hour too!
     
  11. Jun 22, 2009 at 7:01 PM
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    HER99TOYota

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    I tried this mod but cant get the air box out....how do you disconnect the MAF sensor without screwing things up? Help asap!!!
     
  12. Jun 22, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    getting there....
    basically....the maf just unplugs, then you take the scres out, and the sensor will lift out.....thats on the v6.
     
  13. Jun 22, 2009 at 7:28 PM
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    Ditto:d!!!!!!!!!!!

     
  14. Jun 22, 2009 at 7:41 PM
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    will this benefit my 2wd 2.4 taco?
     
  15. Jun 22, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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  16. Jun 22, 2009 at 9:59 PM
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    False it did wonders for me.
     
  17. Jun 23, 2009 at 3:49 AM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

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    Did good for my 2.7........
     
  18. Jun 23, 2009 at 7:13 AM
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    does anyone have pictures of the deckplate installed on a 2.4?
     
  19. Jun 23, 2009 at 7:17 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Wasnt me...The deck plate seems to work on all the Tacomas. I did it to the 2.4, 2.7, and 3.4. All showed good gains.
     
  20. Jun 23, 2009 at 9:31 AM
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