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trd cold air intake question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jabrackin, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. Feb 16, 2012 at 2:05 PM
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    jabrackin

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    the face plate of the cold air intake has screws to keep it down... somehow one of mine came off and is gone... any idea how i can get one just like it?
     
  2. Feb 16, 2012 at 2:54 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Go to a local hardware store.
     
  3. Feb 16, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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    Go to Ace, they have a huge selection of Stainless...
     
  4. Feb 16, 2012 at 3:06 PM
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    If you buy one of my acrylic covers, it will come with new stainless hardware.:)

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  5. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:57 PM
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    First of all, those covers look awesome! I do not have a CAI, but I have a question. I am not that familiar with how it works either, but I am trying to learn. Please don't bash the non-mechanically inclined. Does it defeat the purpose of CAI if it is enclosed in a box?
     
  6. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:01 PM
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    An intake should be sealed from engine heat "Cold Air", and take incomming air from a coller location, at either the front of the vehicle (URD), the fender ( OEM/TRD), or from outside near the roof line (Snorkle). If an intake is in the engine compartment, and un sealed, it is not a "Cold Air" intake.
     
  7. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:04 PM
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    I think Wolfpack_5150 had the same thing happen to him.
     
  8. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:23 PM
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    I have a box of 100 haha
     
  9. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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    I use a bellvelle stainless washer with a rubber face. These keep tension on the bolt.

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  10. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:33 PM
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    Coupe, how much is it for the red TRD / white Toyota Racing...?
     
  11. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:35 PM
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    $110 shipped.

    Comes with new stainless hardware. I have one ready to ship.
     
  12. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:37 PM
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    OP, shoot me your address in a PM and I will send you a set of screws & washers.
     
  13. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:45 PM
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    That is what I thought, but then I saw this pic.

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  14. Feb 17, 2012 at 2:51 PM
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    That is a "sort - of - a - cold air intake"
     
  15. Feb 17, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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    It seems that filter would get really dirty.
     
  16. Feb 17, 2012 at 3:09 PM
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    in addition to my tacoma i also own an acura rsx and i've found adding a cold air intake screwed with my O2 sensor. has anyone else had this problem or is there any other remapping or tinkering a person has to do to avoid this on the taco?
     
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