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What is the best Cold Air Intake system for a 2008 4 cylinder tacoma?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by avidtacoma, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Dec 18, 2011 at 11:21 PM
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    avidtacoma

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    Hi,

    I have done a lot of reading and can not seem to get the answer I am looking for.
    I have a 2008 Tacoma 4 Cylinder and want to increase the horse power. I don't care about sound but would prefer it not to be loud.
    What is the best Cold Air Intake system?

    Any input or help appreciated.
     
  2. Dec 18, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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    Stock with a AFE drop in and secondary filter delete. Do a search on it.
     
  3. Dec 19, 2011 at 5:52 AM
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    There are a lot better ways to spend $300 for your truck. Unless you want it to sound cool...:cool:
     
  4. Dec 19, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    What ideas do you have?
     
  5. Dec 19, 2011 at 10:56 AM
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    We have a lot of mountain passes in my area and I would like a few extra horses when passing on hills. The only air intake system I can find stat's on for horsepower gain is the K & N system. It does 7.41 hp @ 4600 rpm.
     
  6. Dec 19, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    Stock intake is cold air. Just put a drop in filter and call it quits.
     
  7. Dec 19, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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    The stats are lies and K&N intakes aren't cold air.
     
  8. Dec 19, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    I have an AFE in mine...a complete kit...put it on the day I got my truck...I have always thought it was the way to go!! You end up getting rig of all the factory 90's {like sucking air through a straw} I end up running over to Montana and Idaho a couple of times a year! Works well for me!!!!
     
  9. Dec 19, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    Thanks for your input. Volant and Afe both sound like good systems. Its a tough choice. To bad you cant just get clear data on the hp and torque gains.
     
  10. Dec 19, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    Stock, stock, stock.
     
  11. Dec 19, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    your truck is done up. You still say stock hey? You do not think its worth an extra 10 horse?
     
  12. Dec 19, 2011 at 11:01 PM
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    Like everyone said, not worth it. Get a drop in filter :thumbsup:
     
  13. Dec 19, 2011 at 11:06 PM
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    Well which one do you think is best?
     
  14. Dec 19, 2011 at 11:09 PM
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