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Spectre CAI

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by 06 tacoma owner, Aug 31, 2012.

  1. 06 tacoma owner

    06 tacoma owner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Is the spectre CAI any good?
     
  2. Tommy27

    Tommy27 Well-Known Member

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    I think you would be better off cutting the intake pipe and strapping a cone filter to it. Look up hydro lock and then decided if its a good idea for a CAI
     
  3. Rich91710

    Rich91710 Well-Known Member

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    Spectre is cheap slapped together OTC parts that just happen to fit.

    They don't filter worth a shit (neither does the K&N or AFE), and unless the filter is sealed to the fender well, you're drawing in hotter air.

    Your factory system is already a CAI.
     
  4. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

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    Stock is cold air. That Spectre unit isn't.
     
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