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i cannot believe im asking this...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gupster88, May 18, 2010.

  1. May 18, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    gupster88

    gupster88 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    but im looking at getting a trd cai from a guy. pretty decent deal. ive read the pros and cons. not much hp and mpg gains but nice throttle response and sound. just dont know if i want to drop that kinda money. but id like have some engine sound...bleh :cool::confused:

    oh and i already have a k&n drop in...
     
  2. May 18, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    Try Youtube.com
     
  3. May 18, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    if its a great deal do it and be happy. if its decent and dont know if youll be happy pass. if its a great deal do it and if you dont like it sell it
     
  4. May 18, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    Koov

    Koov MonStar

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    Depends on what the deal is........

    IMO, CAI do not do much. Really it is all for sound, so if that is important to you, then go for it.
     
  5. May 18, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    johnw

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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    cant believe im saying this either. this belongs in the performance section
     
  6. May 18, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    on the other hand i have the AFE looks like the trd one and i like it nice tone to the intake didnt pay attention to gas mileage but i was running 16.1 in the 1/4 mile now i run 15.7 so i think it helps a little
     
  7. May 18, 2010 at 6:38 PM
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    i've always been a skeptic, but in all honesty, i got one and a TRD exhaust for cheap and i notice an decent improvement when merging on the fwy in the higher RPM (4k) range...it also sounds pretty wicked at the rpm as well! i personally dont care all that much about hp and such though.

    personally, i wouldnt pay over $100 for one, but thats just me.
     
  8. May 18, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    gupster88

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    Decent deal - $325
     
  9. May 18, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    The gains are more in your head than anywhere but if you like the sound and ever so slightly possible throttle response bump... go for it. If you don't feel it was worth the cash after, like said before through it back up on craigs and sell it and get your cash back. Can't really go wrong.
     
  10. May 18, 2010 at 6:47 PM
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    An intake was going to be the last thing I did to my truck but I got a great deal from someone here. I'm glad I got it.
     
  11. May 18, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    i'de pass on that, but its your money!
     
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