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swiss cheesed (airbox)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by grizzbear, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. Dec 21, 2009 at 5:46 AM
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    grizzbear

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    has anyone swiss cheesed there airbox on there tacoma to get better air flow?
     
  2. Dec 21, 2009 at 6:27 AM
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    Toyota Truck

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    No, but some of the 1st gen guys do a "Deckplate Mod" to thier air box.
     
  3. Dec 21, 2009 at 6:47 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    theres not really a place to do this on the 2nd gens. they are basicaly a cold air intake from the factory as they are drawing air from the fender/ outside the engine bay
     
  4. Dec 21, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    HondaGM

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    what about cheddar?
     
  5. Dec 21, 2009 at 1:57 PM
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    bigburrito

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    if i can find a qualified mechanic, im going to get some speed holes installed on my hood.
     
  6. Dec 21, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    Homer Simpson style? :)
     
  7. Dec 21, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    dylandercole

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    I have a buddy with a ranger that was wanting to do somethign like this. he saw my deckplate and was interested but theres no place for that big of a hole. I couldnt tell him if itd work or not (the many little holes)
     
  9. Dec 21, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    Jimirich

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    Best just to get an AFE dry filter to increase air flow. Really, you could install it yourself and it would look much nicer than drilling holes in your airbox. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Dec 21, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    rb11701

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    One of our members has the trd CAI. He added a second tube going from the airbox to the front grill. He reported some cooler air temps going in. Seeing our intake is already a cai, why not try that and see. Add a drop afe for good meaures and you should be good to go.
     
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