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help picking a cold air intake street legal in CA

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by donovan6241, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Jun 4, 2010 at 11:31 PM
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    donovan6241

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    i need help picking a cold air intake that is street legal in San Diego CA. I dont want anything too loud and i dont want anything that will mess with my air sensor and make dash light come on. I was thinking about getting either Volant intake or TRD intake.
     
  2. Jun 4, 2010 at 11:33 PM
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    the new TRD is the only one I know about that is CARB exempt
     
  3. Jun 4, 2010 at 11:57 PM
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    The Volant intake can cause problems. Stock is carb exempt. You won't gain much with an intake alone anyway.
     
  4. Jun 4, 2010 at 11:59 PM
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    ktmrider

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    I just picked up a AFE stage II and Ill just switch out at smog time
     
  5. Jun 5, 2010 at 1:15 AM
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    I live in CA, and just got my car smog checked with K&N intake. Pass w flying colors!!
     
  6. Jun 5, 2010 at 10:59 AM
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    It comes with a warranty so any problems i have im gonna call them. Do u know if the volant is legal in CA?
     
  7. Jun 5, 2010 at 11:04 AM
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    mr2crazed

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    You have the drop in filter or the whole intake?
     
  8. Jun 5, 2010 at 11:11 AM
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    do u know if the TRD had a lifetime filter?
     
  9. Jun 5, 2010 at 1:06 PM
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    As said before the only carb legal intake is the new TRD. Nothing else is since they all pretty much remove the charcoal filter.
     
  10. Jun 5, 2010 at 1:22 PM
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    i got a trd CAI... the guy at the smog place thought it was factory =)
     
  11. Jun 5, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    ok.. i really want to get it but its kinda expensive.. the dealer want $520 without installation... if u know anywhere i can get it cheaper please let me know..
     
  12. Jun 5, 2010 at 2:00 PM
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    Actually, I might just pick up a TRD sticker and put it on instead of my AFE sticker and see if I can pass.


    Honestly I have a fucking supercharger but california only cares about the stupid CAI cause its not by there standards approved. :facepalm:
     
  13. Jun 5, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    lmaooooo yaaa try that
     
  14. Jun 6, 2010 at 11:21 AM
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    The whole intake.
     
  15. Jun 7, 2010 at 12:38 AM
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    does anyone know where i can get the trd intake for around 300-350?
     
  16. Jun 7, 2010 at 1:14 AM
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    You could check ebay. I got mine brand new for $280, and so have others on the site. The 'old' trd intake; I'm not sure about the redesigned one :confused:
     
  17. Jun 7, 2010 at 10:20 AM
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    I think I saw a TRD on the classifieds here or Craigslist for $300 but might have been the older model. You can always spend $50 and buy the drop in from K&N or TRD, doubt it'll really make a difference in power alone, just noise. Or buy any and remove when it's time to smog, doubt the po-po are pulling these trucks over like they do Fast and Furious Hondas
     
  18. Jun 7, 2010 at 1:18 PM
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    yaaaa i checked ebay there like 380
     
  19. Jun 7, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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    How the hell did you do that??? Did you pay extra, or have your buddy do it?
     
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