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Lets see your CAI

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by tarheelfan_08, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. Sep 1, 2010 at 8:45 AM
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    tarheelfan_08

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    I have searched on here but did not find anything. Lets see your CAI. Whether it be a K&N or something else. Lets just see some pics of the setup. I am a bit curious about doing this mod, and would love to see how everyone else looks. Let us know problems you had doing it, if you did it or someone else did, how hard it is, and how long it took. Also what benefits have you seen from it??
     
  2. Sep 1, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    tarheelfan_08

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  3. Sep 1, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    Blade-Runner

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    Here is my TRD CAI.

    My baby.jpg
     
  4. Sep 1, 2010 at 9:57 AM
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    my trd/volant hybrid
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Sep 1, 2010 at 9:59 AM
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    ^^^^ Nice! I think I'll have to do the same.
     
  6. Sep 1, 2010 at 10:03 AM
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    outlaw7

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    i did a write up on here somewhere cant really notice any power gain but my intake temps are much cooler than before city driving 1-3 deg above outside temp highway driving 0-2 deg above outside temp.
     
  7. Sep 1, 2010 at 10:07 AM
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    99tacosupreme

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    Heres my K&N CAI on my 99 tacoma.
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Sep 1, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    tarheelfan_08

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    I am noticing that everyone has the engine cover took off! Is their a reason??
     
  9. Sep 1, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Nah just for looks.

    I have a TRD intake but no pics of it. Remember that only TRD, Volant, AFE and stock are cold air.
     
  10. Sep 1, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    Can't use the cover with a supercharger in the way. ;)
     
  11. Sep 1, 2010 at 10:58 AM
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    First gens don't have engine covers and those second gens have superchargers.
     
  12. Sep 1, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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    KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    Volant FTW!
     
  14. Sep 2, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    TRD with Custom cover (thanks Coupe)

    [​IMG]
     
  15. Sep 2, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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    That is the most bad ass thing I have seen! I want one just like that!

     
  16. Sep 2, 2010 at 9:26 PM
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    Damn I want a cover where did you guys get Them?
     
  17. Sep 2, 2010 at 9:32 PM
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    came with the truck! to get it, get a new truck :D
     
  18. Sep 3, 2010 at 4:54 AM
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    H2Otx

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    Ya'll must not be searching long enough. Because I found all the information within a week. Not nocking ya'll or anything, just telling ya'll the information is out there.

    They no longer make the TRD intake like mine and outlaw's. It has been discontinued. They replaced it with another one that just looks goofy as hell, and has some little meter or gauge at the top. I got the last one sitting on a dealership's shelf across town. It costs a pretty penny.

    Now even though the TRD one has been discontinued, AFE is really the manufacturer of that CAI system. So if you go to AFE's website and look at the pics it is the EXACT same, just has AFE's logo on it. The advantage of going that route is you can request or swap the filter for a PRO DRY S so you don't get the oil based filter.

    I don't know who all makes the covers but I got mine from Coupe. He is an X-Runner guy that peruses these forums. Great guy and very knowledgeable. He can do many different designs on the covers.
     
  19. Sep 7, 2010 at 8:41 PM
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