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TRD Exahust Benefits?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by TeamLombardo, May 23, 2012.

  1. May 23, 2012 at 2:34 PM
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    TeamLombardo

    TeamLombardo [OP] WE'VE LANDED ON THE MOON!

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    Aboot to purchase a TRD exahust for my '12 V6. I am looking for input so I can make up my damn mind. Been researching all over the place (internet) and have found lots of folks for and against the TRD exhaust, so I am having troubles making up my mind.
    This is what I am after -
    Sound: doesn't matter as long as it doesn't sound like a riced up 1990 CRX. Deep and not too loud is preferred.
    Perfomance: I am looking for some performance increase, oppose to NONE at all.
    Looks: As long as it's not hot garbage and rusts, then I am good.

    Any advice is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. May 23, 2012 at 2:38 PM
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    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Not much power to be gained, if you like the sound then I'd say it would be worth it for you.
     
  3. May 23, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    X2. I have the Flowmaster dual 50 series and I actually lost a couple horses but I love the sound!
     
  4. May 23, 2012 at 8:22 PM
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    TeamLombardo

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    Lost horse power? Man that sucks. Well I am planning on a CAI, so maybe the 2 together will give me an increase in HP and a nice sound. Thanks for the info.
     
  5. May 23, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    The intake won't do anything but good luck. The roar from an actual CAI is awesome.
     
  6. May 23, 2012 at 8:25 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yeah but that was only with the Flowmaster model I have but I havent heard of any other aftermarket exhausts losing power. It was only like 2 to 3 horses that were lost. I also have a TRD CAI and it helped a good amount IMO.
     
  7. May 23, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

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  8. May 23, 2012 at 8:57 PM
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    Sounds goot
     
  9. May 23, 2012 at 8:59 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Old style TRD. You can use it in your truck if you relocate the smog pump. AFE makes the same exact intake but they call it the Stage 2 Si. Another option is the new Airad intake for 2005-2012 Tacos. It comes with a relocation bracket.
     
  10. May 23, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    Many:

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