Cold air intake installed

Discussion in '2016 + Toyota Tacoma' started by jeff2542, Feb 11, 2019 at 11:23 AM.

  1. jeff2542

    jeff2542 Active Member

    Put this in my 2017 Trd sport Friday 20190208_140518.jpeg 20190208_140513.jpeg
     
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  3. texasred

    texasred Well-Known Member

    NICE!
    I’d like to hear gas mileage/performance improvement (not just noise data).
     
  4. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    :(
     
  5. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

  6. DwightSchrute

    DwightSchrute Member

    How much?
     
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    jeff2542

    jeff2542 Active Member

    300.
     
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  8. Scott Wyman

    Scott Wyman Well-Known Member

    With an average of 2% increate in MPG it will pay for itself in.............. 14 years. o_O By my calculations.
     
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  9. texasred

    texasred Well-Known Member

    Totally worth it, then.
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2019 at 2:58 PM
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  10. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    Gotta love that K&N heat fence.
     
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  11. Scott Wyman

    Scott Wyman Well-Known Member

    Absolutely! As long as it pays for itself before the truck craps out, you're good.
     
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  12. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Steel or aluminum?
     
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  13. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Because added weight negates the 2% increase?

    Srrrry....
     
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  14. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Curious if one dissipated heat better.... Plastic does a good job of resisting heatsoak i think
     
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  15. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    It keeps it warm for you while you're fritter shopping.
     
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  16. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Plastic makes the most sense.
     
  17. Tacomatic

    Tacomatic Member

    While it looks "cool", it's $300 wasted, IMO.
     
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  18. jdr3366

    jdr3366 Well-Known Member

    +1

    Except that it doesn't even look cool.
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2019 at 7:02 PM
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  19. bburgtaco17

    bburgtaco17 Member

    It's hard for me to understand how it's a cold air intake when primarily is sucking air from the engine compartment where its warm from the engine? I was looking into the s&b one cause its completely sealed off from the compartment
     
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  20. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Look at that valve cover... that metal intake tube has got to get toasty sitting there. Im curious if heat wrap would be beneficial.
     
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  21. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Def wouldn't hurt anything...
     

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