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Which CAI would you pick?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by TacoDawgfan, Feb 11, 2013.

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Which would you choose?

Poll closed Mar 13, 2013.
  1. AFE

    59 vote(s)
    52.7%
  2. Volant

    23 vote(s)
    20.5%
  3. AEM Brute Force

    6 vote(s)
    5.4%
  4. K&N 77

    11 vote(s)
    9.8%
  5. Airaid

    5 vote(s)
    4.5%
  6. K&N 63

    7 vote(s)
    6.3%
  7. RPB

    1 vote(s)
    0.9%
  1. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:14 PM
    #1
    TacoDawgfan

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    As some of you may know I was chosen the winner of a CAI from Autoanything from a thread here on TW. :D Now time to decide. I don't know details yet, but if price is no factor which would you choose and why?

    I'll start by prioritizing.

    1. Would be to gain if possible mpg's.
    2. Performance.
    3. Sound

    I definitely don't want to lose mpg's, if no gain that is fine, but don't want to lose.

    Any performance and sound would be great after that, but for sound an exhaust would be the first choice. May add that later.

    Next I see that some are enclosed and some are open or just have heat shields. I'm leaning towards the enclosed ones to keep water/mud out if/when I wheel my truck. Is this something to consider or is it nothing to worry about?

    And aside from that I prefer a dry filter. I've had K&N's before, not a problem with oiling, just prefer the dry.

    I listed the poll in order of my preference at this point at least.
     
  2. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:15 PM
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    Monster Coma

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  3. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:15 PM
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    Trd old style or the afe
     
  4. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:16 PM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Or this
     
  5. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:18 PM
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    Snork, afe stage 2 Si......keep it enclosed or it defeats the purpose
     
  6. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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    RenoTacoma

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    Afe or the Volant I would say. Both are closed. Stay away from the open ones, they sound quite good but the other are better for maintaining mileage in my opinion.
     
  7. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

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    Has to be from Autoanything.
     
  8. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:21 PM
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    Monster Coma

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    No poll option for snorkel!? :confused:
     
  9. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:21 PM
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    Keep in mind the volant has been known to throw check engine lights when paired with the scoop/ram....not everyone experiences it, but if u do, urd can fix ya up
     
  10. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:22 PM
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    Ahh autoanything gotcha, get whatever you can, sell it and get a snorkel hahaha
     
  11. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:23 PM
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    Okay I voted afe
     
  12. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:23 PM
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    Toytec/Eibach Bilstein set at .85, URD TCAI , TRD catback exhaust,1.5" AAL
    Its not a option but get a URD trueCAI.
     
  13. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:24 PM
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    He's worried about mud and water.....not urd's strong point.....damn good intake otherwise tho :D
     
  14. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    Volant and add the ram air scoop

    Sockmonkey's
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  15. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:28 PM
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  16. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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    Damn that looks sweet! I doubt they will do the scoop though. :notsure: I don't have any details as of yet.

    I don't want to run rich or drop mpg's though as the thread/link you posted says.
     
  17. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:41 PM
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  18. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:46 PM
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  19. Feb 11, 2013 at 7:48 PM
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  20. Feb 11, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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