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K&N or AFE

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by nb_tacoma, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. Feb 25, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    nb_tacoma

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  2. Feb 25, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    Neither of those are cold air intakes. Your stock intake is cold air.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    are they just considered air charger systems then?
     
  4. Feb 25, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    Short ram intakes. They claim cold air because of the sheilding but it does nothing. A boxed intake like the AFE Stage 2 Si is a boxed unit that sucks air from the factory location which is cold air.
     
  5. Feb 25, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    so for increased throttle response and better fuel consumption would i be better off to buy a throttle body spacer or go with one of these kits, or just stay stock
     
  6. Feb 25, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    Well a throttle body spacer doesn't do anything either. Well it makes your engine whistle but that's it. An intake may improve your throttle response just a bit and maybe give you 3 horsepower but you wont feel 3 horsepower. Also an intake won't help MPGs at all. No bolt on will really help fuel usage.
     
  7. Feb 25, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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