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What`s a good cold air intake?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by J Rowl07, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. Mar 22, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    J Rowl07

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    dr suspension sound system nitto tires eagle alloy rims Nothing too fancy white
    Kinda have my mind set on the K&N. But is there any other suggestions out there??
     
  2. Mar 22, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    nad

    nad mmmm tacos!

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    k&n = power lost

    afe/trd/urd = power gained
     
  3. Mar 22, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    i havent had any problems with K&N.
     
  4. Mar 22, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    if your going to go with k&n go with the cheaper one with the pastic tube, it will hold less heat.

    also the k&n filter is not a cold air intake its just an intake. the stock air intake is an acutal cold air intake and will probably give you more hp.

    didnt chris4x4 dyno test most intakes and he said that the k&n caused a decrease in hp?
     
  5. Mar 22, 2010 at 11:26 AM
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    Pope953

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    I dunno if fujita makes them for taco but they are nice!!!
     
  6. Mar 22, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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    dont buy any CAI for your tacoma. little to no gains on these trucks. All you really gain is a throaty sound. your stock intake is a CAI. Just upgrade the filter.
     
  7. Mar 22, 2010 at 12:34 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    the only time I see gains is at WOT (wide open throttle)

    probably a loss in MPG. you will lose low end torque but gain it back in the top end. So if your looking to air it out all the time they are not worth it.

    I would recomend getting an AFE pro dry S drop in filter and removing your secondary filter
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/technical-chat/4838-cheap-free-mods-4.html
     
  8. Mar 22, 2010 at 12:48 PM
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    x2, the stock setup is the best. I had an AFE for 1/2 year and pulled it because of the low end torque loss and mpg drop.
     
  9. Mar 22, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    dr suspension sound system nitto tires eagle alloy rims Nothing too fancy white
    Nice, thanks for the posts. Im still not sure what i want to do yet.
     
  10. Mar 22, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    I love my K&N
     
  11. Mar 22, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    I love the way mine sounds but I would go back to stock if I had my factory stuff still
     
  12. Mar 22, 2010 at 10:21 PM
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    Stock is a good cold air intake
     
  13. Mar 22, 2010 at 10:24 PM
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