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Discussion in 'Hawaii' started by damoihunta, Jun 16, 2012.

  1. damoihunta

    damoihunta [OP] TACO's anyone???

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    Procomp 3" lift 33" on XDs LED gauge swap LED map and dome lights grill craft mesh grill Rigid Industries D2s floods Rigid Industries SR6 driving lights Soon to come.
    does installing a cold air intake make a difference in the MPG? Just had a 3" life and 285's installed on my taco and my MPG went down drastically. about 40 miles per 3/4 tank less... wow... and I drive mostly highway... killin' me!!!
     
  2. ShaydenandDiezel

    ShaydenandDiezel Well-Known Member

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    6 inch Pro Comp Suspension Lift. K&N intake. Air Raid throttle body spacer. 20 inch XD Diesel rims. 33x13.50 Irok tires. Single in dual out exhaust with SS tips.
    Yea bro. You gotta pay to play. Bigger tires create weight. Lifted trucks have more air drag. More weight from both makes your engine work harder, using more fuel. Putting in gearing can bring back some lost mpg, horse power an torque. Air intake and the right exhaust can add or replace horsepower an torque also, and up your mpg that you have lost from the added weight an drag.
     
  3. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

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    Search intakes. They will do nothing for MPGs and are mostly for sound.
     
  4. HonoluluTaco

    HonoluluTaco Well-Known Member

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    Really Whippersnapper this is a Hawaii thread, you hunt down any talk of CAI or Exhaust threads don't you? :facepalm:
    I don't mean that in a bad way, you just feel strongly about your cause.

    I however feel you modify enough and all the little gains add up to make quite a difference.
     
  5. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

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    The derp seems to be everywhere so I'm just trying to help.
     
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