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Throttle Body Spacer and Cold Air Intake

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by DTaCo, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Nov 12, 2009 at 11:07 AM
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    DTaCo

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    I am thinking about adding a throttle body spacer and cold air intake to help improve performance and gas milage (I am currently averaging 15mpg). Let me know your thoughts.
     
  2. Nov 12, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    chris4x4

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    TB spacers do nothing. Most "Cold Air Intakes" are actually Hot air intakes, as they suck air from the engine bay, as opposed to the OEM location which is in the fender. Best way to get better MPG, is make sure your vehicle is in a propper state of tune, tires are at correct psi, and watch your right foot.
     
  3. Nov 18, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    MowTaco

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    Do the deck plate mod instead of a CAI. It's more effective and only costs about $10. Do a search on it, it's everywhere on here. I'm hoping to get mine done sometime soon when I get some time.
     
  4. Nov 19, 2009 at 9:02 AM
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    sirsaechao

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    What size tires you running on 6" lift and 1" blocks? 35's?
     
  5. Nov 19, 2009 at 9:06 AM
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    Yeah I have 35x14.5's on, if you went with a narrower tire you could get 36's on.
     
  6. Nov 19, 2009 at 9:08 AM
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    AZCOMA

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    what is a deck plate?
     
  7. Nov 19, 2009 at 9:10 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Commonly used for access to compartments on boats. They are water tight when installed correctly. One is installed in the factory air box on the first gens.
     
  8. Nov 19, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    sirsaechao

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    Could that be why your mpg is so low? :p
     
  9. Nov 19, 2009 at 9:22 AM
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    DTaCo

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