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question about secondary air filter

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacoFMS, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. Feb 14, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    TacoFMS

    TacoFMS [OP] Bubble bubble bubble pop

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    does a 08 4.0 v6 have a secondary air filter? if so is there any advantage from removing it? how do you remove it if there is an advantage? i live in alabama so no emissions testing. thanks in advance.
     
  2. Feb 14, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    travelingman

    travelingman What would Scooby do?

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    Yes it has a secondary filter and no it won't affect performance at all to remove it.
     
  3. Feb 14, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    loaderman82

    loaderman82 Well-Known Member

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    I removed mine, and didn't notice a difference for better or worse!
     
  4. Feb 14, 2011 at 4:11 PM
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    TacoFMS

    TacoFMS [OP] Bubble bubble bubble pop

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    so you say leave it alone whipper?
     
  5. Feb 14, 2011 at 4:13 PM
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    S.B.

    S.B. Well-Known Member

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    I say leave it there. Its there for a reason.
     
  6. Feb 14, 2011 at 4:26 PM
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    TacoFMS

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    thanks guys.
     
  7. Feb 14, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    nick

    nick MURDERED_TACO

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    i removed mine pain in the a##. all that and could tell no differnce. i would leave it
     
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