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Volant vs trd cai?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TheTacoManChach, Feb 15, 2009.

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Volant or TRD

  1. VOLANT

    26.7%
  2. TRD

    73.3%
  1. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:32 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    Who has which... and which do you prefer?
    What is the difference?
     
  2. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    TacoTycoon

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    I have the trd cai and I like it. The sound is nice but I can't really speak of any hp gains if there were any because all I have to base off is butt dyno. I have heard that the volant causes the engine to run rich but not 100% on that.

    Oh and welcome to TW!
     
  3. Feb 15, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    What do you mean RICH?
     
  4. Feb 15, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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  5. Feb 15, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    lol aight aight
     
  6. Feb 15, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    TacoTycoon

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    haha I like that. But to the OP i forgot to add that there are plenty of people who run the volant setup and have no problems whatsoever, it all comes down to what you like the most.
     
  7. Feb 15, 2009 at 8:20 PM
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    what i like about the trd cai is the quality. you know it's not going give you any problems with CEL's or anything. just less to worry about.
     
  8. Feb 16, 2009 at 12:29 AM
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    TRD CAI FTW!

    However I'm interested in the VOLANT CAI w/that extra adaptor for the front. Ummm more cold air? I don't know.

    However, I have mine Tuned by URD. The Doug Thorley Long tubes also help too.:D
     
  9. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:46 AM
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    if you are not going to get the ram air option with the Volant, there is not much difference between the two.

    i have the Volant with the ram air scoop (and MAF calibrator). really like it.

    but can't give you an opinion of which i prefer, because i only have one
     
  10. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:13 PM
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    ram air option?
     
  11. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:27 PM
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    yep! :drool:

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    i got the same set up and i love the hell out of mine. a lot more top end and throttle response
     
  13. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    Where the hell did yall buy that?!
     
  14. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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  16. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:31 PM
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    also a throttle body spacer helps out some to with this kit
     
  17. Apr 2, 2009 at 10:30 PM
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  18. Apr 2, 2009 at 11:01 PM
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    Having owned a volant and now the TRD I highly prefer the TRD. Volant is designed horribly box has no padding between the fender side and bottom, and plus the box doesn't even meet up with the stock air hole in the fender. I hated mine and got rid of it right away. It always rattled and made noise in the higher rpms which was very annoying. I don't recommend it at all. TRD all the way! Oh, and that ram thing is a joke.
     
  19. Apr 2, 2009 at 11:03 PM
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    Exactly only time they do anything is on v8's.
     
  20. Apr 12, 2009 at 8:19 AM
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    It would be nice to see TRD advetise Dyno results on a stock vs. TRD CAI.
     
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