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Which AIR Filter Do You Use?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by mceagle555, May 16, 2008.

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What AIR Filter are You Using?

  1. AFE Pro Dry S

    772 vote(s)
    18.3%
  2. AFE Oil

    51 vote(s)
    1.2%
  3. K&N Oil

    1,265 vote(s)
    29.9%
  4. Green Oil

    6 vote(s)
    0.1%
  5. TRD Oil

    197 vote(s)
    4.7%
  6. FRAM

    208 vote(s)
    4.9%
  7. Stock

    1,475 vote(s)
    34.9%
  8. Other

    256 vote(s)
    6.1%
  1. TenBeers

    TenBeers Well-Known Member

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    If it's the TRD air filter, it's pretty much just a K&N as far as I can tell (had the TRD on my Tundra, used a K&N on the Taco). It's pre-oiled and you can use a K&N recharge kit on it when the time comes.
     
  2. LTE

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    K&N for me. I installed a cold air system and it helped my gas milage.
     
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    Stock intake, NAPA Gold filter.
     
  4. TacomaGus

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    just put in my AFE pro dry filter a few hours ago. I noticed a slight throttle response increase, but i'm more concerned that it helps out with gas mileage. Getting 16 around town and 18 on the highway using premium and a 6 speed isn't cutting it for me haha. My new wicked flow should help as well :)
     
  5. Eurosport

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    better things to waste money on than aftermarket filter
    stock filter is plenty good and no need to worry about underoiling/overoiling not to mention having to buy a new MAF way too soon...
     
  6. 2007TacBorla4X4

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    K&N cold air all the way
     
  7. tacoma guy

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    Iam running the AFE Pro dry drop in. In my 99 3.4 Tacoma prerunner with a Gibson exhaust. I got one to maybe two HP gains. I did not see any MPG gains!! I did notice a better throttle response. I do like that and the fact that it filters better then OEM. I was running the K & N but had noticed my MAF had a lot of extra crud build up on it. If it was me I would go with the AFE PRO dry drop in or the OME Toyota. hope that helps.:)
     
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    Anyone ever get the PN# for the amsoil air filter? Only thing shown on the site is the WIX but, it doesn't state if it's equivalent to the amsoil EA
     
  9. Iceman2448

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    5100 OME 3" front lift 1.5 rear All Injen cold air Intake N-Fab light bar Hella 500FF lights Alpine Heand unit Type R 10 sub r500.1 amp Alpine 6x8 comps up front Alpine 6x9 in rear
    It's equivalent! That's what replaced the Amsoil EA
     
  10. skawt01

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    2003 Tacoma Dbl Cab 4x4 TRD with K&N cold air intake and TRD exhaust. I also use Red Line synthetic in the trans and diff, as well as Mobil 1 syn motor oil.

    Power gain is negligible, but improved throttle response is real. MPG gains have been impressive, as my best is 24 MPG on a road trip tank w/ the A/C on and a load of camping gear. I ave. 19-20 MPG combined.
     
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    I sent my K&N back to amazon after reading a ton of articles about how they pretty much suck. No HP gain and let a ton of shit into the intake.

    I've always used them and was surprised but there was enough to change my mind.
     
  12. Large Farva

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    It's all a scam. I've used K&N CAI and TRD CAI and no MPG gains or HP gains... A little louder...Thats it!
     
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    I love Charleston, my wife and all her family is from there :D Need to get back there soon ..
     
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    For all the AMSOIL fans out there...it seems that they have discontinued the EA air filter for the 1GR-FE. Disappointing...it seems that there isn't much demand for that particular filter. Time to look for something new.

     
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    afe pro dry s, def helped with throttle response and a little more noise, not sure about mpg's yet
     
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    stock is best?
     
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    I was reading through this thread and was wondering is it worth spending the money for just maybe 1-2 hp gain from the air filter? probably a dumb question i know but then again any hp gain is good right? and im new to this but does a aftermarket air filter have to be changed or cleaned? :D
     
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    I put the K&N cold air intake into my '11 v6 a couple weekends ago and I love it. I havent been off road much with it but I noticed a much more "throaty" sound which I love. I can't say theres a hp difference but i find myself driving a bit quicker off the line just to hear it purr
     
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    aFe Pro Dry - i got an extra 1 or 2 mpg, never noticed much change in the horsepower...the re-usability is awesome tho
     
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    afe pro dry
     
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