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URD TCAI + re-tune

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by tacoskim, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. Dec 15, 2008 at 11:27 AM
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    tacoskim

    tacoskim [OP] Tuned By Gadget

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    hey guys installed the URD tcai this weekend. this thing is bad ass, the hole was kinda of bitch to cut out but i managed. Gadget over at URD re-tuned my truck and is now "dialed in" as he would say. the truck runs alot smoother now. I also wanna say Thanks to URD and Gadget for answering any questions and for their help, its a pleasure watching Gadget work. :thumbsup:
     
  2. Dec 15, 2008 at 11:47 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    I just noticed on mine that the filter has a few holes worn in it because the back of the grill came into contact with the filter. Check to make sure you have some clearance on that.
     
  3. Dec 15, 2008 at 11:51 AM
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    tacoskim [OP] Tuned By Gadget

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    thanks for the heads up.. ill check that later, its also starting to rain here so im gonna put the filter cover on later... hopefully when i change the grille to the grillcraft in a few weeks the clearance will be better
     
  4. Dec 15, 2008 at 11:56 AM
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    The K&N filter hurt my gas mileage by about 2mpg. I drive in the rain often and I don't notice any difference without the filter except for the gas mileage. The grillcraft will definitely help because you won't have the sharp ridges digging into it. But I'd still check it out.
     
  5. Dec 15, 2008 at 12:11 PM
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    damn so the cover robbed 2 mpg from u? then i might just keep that off and only put it on when i go offroading.
     
  6. Dec 15, 2008 at 4:17 PM
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    How was the install as far as extending the MAF sensor wire and all???
     
  7. Dec 15, 2008 at 4:27 PM
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    extending the maf wires are easy. just cut one at a time, and slide a heat shrinktube on each end, which is included, and then just solder in the wire extention that also comes with it. then slide up the heatshrink and heat her up.
     
  8. Dec 15, 2008 at 4:29 PM
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    Ok, and soldering is the only way to gaurantee connection, right?
     
  9. Dec 15, 2008 at 4:34 PM
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    you can use butt connectors, but i highly highly recommend soldering the connections. one, it will help keep things looking clean, and two, unless you have something rip it out, the chances of the connections breaking compared to butt connectors comming off is ridiculous.
     
  10. Dec 15, 2008 at 4:35 PM
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    Cool thanks for the info. Better start searching for a decent soldering gun...

    Laters.
     
  11. Dec 15, 2008 at 4:43 PM
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  12. Dec 15, 2008 at 6:57 PM
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  13. Dec 15, 2008 at 7:25 PM
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    I experienced the exact same thing. My K&N cover sits in my glovebox now.


    Crap. I guess I better check this before I drive 2,800 miles, huh? D'oht!
     
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