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TRD intake CA Smog Test

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by TRDmosco, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:39 PM
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    TRDmosco

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    I have a 05 prerunner v6 with a TRD intake and I have a smog test for the first time. I know that this intake is not street legal in CA. This will be my first smog test since I bought the truck in 05. My question is will it pass? I know the obvious answer is no because it is not street legal, but my 99 tacoma had a k&n intake that was not street legal as well and it passed!.Has anyone passed smog in CA with this intake? Anybody know if my 05 will pass? Anybody know how the TRD intake affects smog tests? Any help would be greatly appreciated. My test is due by 8/31/11 so any help,tips,advice before then would be great! Thanks
     
  2. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    It will fail the visual test if they actually know what to look for.
     
  3. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:42 PM
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    AFE stage II intake, APR X1, URD 70mm Throttle Valve (ported and knife edged), NST intake manifold spacer, URD spec U headers, Denso IKH20, URD fuel pump, APR fuel rail, URD Y pipe, Greddy sandwich cooler plate, Earls oil cooler, FJ TRD shocks, Cusco front and rear sway bars, LC Engineering sway bushings, ES rear track rod bushings, Carbotech pads, Stoptech ss brake lines, Stoptech slotted rotors, Limited Grill, Painted hatch cover by me, Painted valve covers by me, Cobra CB, TRD rad and oil cap, Escort 8500, Autometer oil psi and temp gauges, Flexpod, Pioneer 400w speakers.
    when its time for inspection switch to the factory box.
     
  4. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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    ^^^^Yup. That is why I keep all of my stock stuff.
     
  5. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:44 PM
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    The1youluv2hate

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    Find a friend with same truck & ask to borrow stock intake if you don't have it or just go to a junkyard
     
  6. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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    TRDmosco

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    The problem is I sold my stock intake:(. Im thinking about just risking it and go to a mom and pop type place and see if they care
     
  7. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:56 PM
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    You could try that at a pass or don't pay place.
     
  8. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:56 PM
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    You are in so cal & worth a try
     
  9. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:56 PM
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    I got a stock intake and a K&N, but there for a 4runner.
     
  10. Aug 19, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    If you are near me you can borrow my intake. Of course I need it back though.
     
  11. Aug 19, 2011 at 1:44 PM
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    Thx that is really cool of you. Unfortunately I'm in Ventura and I believe that is pretty far from chino hills. I might try searching for a cheap used stock intake on the internet or junkyard
     
  12. Aug 19, 2011 at 2:10 PM
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    Yeah that is far. Damn So Cal is too big. Haha.
     
  13. Aug 25, 2011 at 4:48 PM
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    I got my truck smogged today and I passed! I passed with extremely low numbers as well. I got almost all zeros on everything. So why is the TRD intake illegal if it puts out such little emissions? It actually made it better. Thanks for everyone's help! Very appreciated!
     
  14. Aug 25, 2011 at 4:50 PM
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    Congrats.

    The old style TRD intake and many other aftermarket intakes remove the charcoal filter. The charcoal filter traps fumes escaping the intake manifold.
     
  15. Aug 25, 2011 at 5:40 PM
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    I noticed the new TRD intake is 50 state legal. I also noticed that it has a flat air filter instead of a cone. I cant find the dyno map on it. Do you know which one gets better performance or are they the same?
     
  16. Aug 25, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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    The new intake makes the engine run lean.
     
  17. Aug 25, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    what do you mean by run lean?
     
  18. Aug 25, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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    An engine when running can have too much fuel or not enough in the combustion process. Lean means there is too little fuel. Get too lean and you can melt pistons. There has to be a balance of the air/fuel mixture.
     
  19. Aug 25, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    I see. They probably had to do that to make it CARB legal, so the first gen probably has better performance
     
  20. Aug 25, 2011 at 9:44 PM
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    Well they both don't do much.
     
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