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Secondary air filter

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by aoehrle11, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    aoehrle11

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    Has anyone removed their secondary air filter? If so, have you seen improvments in any way?
     
  2. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:03 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    A bunch of threads on this. Some say it makes a diff on the 2.7, but removing it does nothing on the 4.0
     
  3. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    Do you have a 4.0? Have you tried this? I'm reading mixed reviews. Trying to decide if I should do it for the hell of it, or leave it alone because it isn't worth the effort.
     
  4. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    chris4x4

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    There is no gain to be had. Anyone who thinks there is, is suffering from the "Placebo Affect". Many have tested this with more accurate equipment than a butt dyno, and found it gives nothing to the performance, rev speed, MPG, or global warming.
     
  5. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    chris4x4

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    You have no proof of this!
     
  6. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    Nice to hear you again Chris, I was out for a couple of mounts and coming back I didn't see any postings sign by you. I said, he must of kick the bucket, no he is to young for that, maybe Bob finally moved your ass out of this forum, no you are to knowledgeable for that, maybe wifey took your computer away after those late nite porno movies, no, he is to smart for that, or I said he finally got tired of stupid questions, like where is the hole I spoused to stick this key into. Lots of questions in my mind, glad to hear you again.
    Take care
     
  7. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:21 PM
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    Hey Buddy! I got a Job, so Im back to working again. Dont get much time during the week to post on here anymore
     
  8. Aug 4, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    Fixed that for ya.
     
  9. Aug 4, 2011 at 7:18 PM
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    Hey,you leave my buddy alone....he's had a long day:cool:
     
  10. Aug 4, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    Doing an oil change?
     
  11. Aug 4, 2011 at 9:30 PM
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    We had a big thunderstorm today...so I think thats proof enough :p
     
  12. Aug 4, 2011 at 9:56 PM
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    Theirs no point in the 4.0L I did it to my other Tacoma and did absolutely nothing....curiosity just got the best of me I guess
     
  13. Aug 5, 2011 at 2:59 AM
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    I think I heard Al Gore say it did.
     
  14. Aug 5, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    Oh, so that's your frosty beverage after your done.

    Gotcha.
     
  15. Sep 29, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    i realize this is an old thread, but i removed my charcoal filter last week and went from an average 16.8 mpg to my personal best gas mileage of 18.2. this was after a 6 hour round trip to hot springs, ar. going 75+mph. just thought id share, i was thrilled to get into the 18's.
     
  16. Sep 29, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    Anybody know if you can stick it back in afterward if you choose to? Like for smog testing or something else that comes up.
     
  17. Sep 29, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    not denying that, but what could explain my increased mpg's? i made the same trip as i always do with my truck, same hot ass weather, around the same speed, tire pressure, yada yada...
     
  18. Sep 29, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    Did you change the main filter when you did the mod?
     
  19. Sep 29, 2011 at 8:29 PM
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    ding ding ding! totally forgot about that. the filter wasn't that bad, but bad enough i guess. :D
     
  20. Sep 29, 2011 at 8:32 PM
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    I think I will do a couple of tanks with current setup, then a couple tanks with my new aFe dry installed and then a couple tanks with the secondary out and compare data. 2.7L btw.
     
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