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CAI Tundra

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Tndra14, Apr 28, 2017.

  1. Apr 28, 2017 at 3:56 PM
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    Tndra14

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    Just got 2014 tundra 5.7 would like to know the down and dirty on CAI and which one to purchase?
     
  2. Apr 28, 2017 at 8:15 PM
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    It depends on what you're looking for. If its performance, the answer would be none. You already have a CAI from the factory. If you're looking for style, I'm kind of partial to the TRD unit.
     
  3. Apr 28, 2017 at 8:30 PM
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    What he said^^^^^^
     
  4. Apr 28, 2017 at 8:31 PM
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    And welcome from AZ
     
  5. Apr 29, 2017 at 8:55 AM
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    I always recommend the stock intake tube.
     
  6. Apr 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM
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  7. Apr 29, 2017 at 9:49 AM
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    Damn never knew stock was better!! But nothing compares to the growl from my k&n when I hit on it in tow haul mode!!
     
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  8. Apr 29, 2017 at 12:34 PM
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    TC LT w/ king 2.5 C/O and bypass, ADS bypass rear, Toytech shackles, TRD dual exhaust dumped, KM3 37s on Method standard +18. N_Fab front bumper, Westin rear w/ hitch relocate, RCI skids, Desert Eagle tranny skid, All Pro sliders, ARB dual compressor, 5.29 gears and ARB rear locker
    Welcome. Put the money into exhaust instead.;)
     
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  9. Apr 29, 2017 at 1:16 PM
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    I do like the sound of the K&N but there so many to choose from which K&N would be the best?
    If I were to decide to go with an exhaust don't have a lot of cash would like to get the biggest bang for my buck what do you think? Really appreciate all of your help with these questions.
     
  10. Apr 29, 2017 at 1:45 PM
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    I've got the TRD dual and I like it. If I hadn't gotten this first I'd be calling @dirtydeeds
     
  11. Apr 29, 2017 at 2:57 PM
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    darkknight2014

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    I did the banks monster exhaust with the k&n filter that came with the black plastic air tube
     
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  12. May 1, 2017 at 9:07 PM
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    How do you like the banks exhaust? Sound, performance, fitment, quality? It looks good online and the price is right!
     
  13. May 1, 2017 at 11:25 PM
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    I like it, fit perfect and has a nice sound with out the drone.
     
  14. May 2, 2017 at 6:30 AM
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    Bilstein 6112/5160 trd sway bar and ride rite bags. Black and burnt orange wet okole seat covers.
    No noticeable power loss? Hear a lot about aftermarket exhaust robbing low end torque.
     
  15. May 2, 2017 at 6:41 AM
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    A little of this and a little of that.
    Go with Keith from @dirtydeeds for your exhaust. Biggest bang for your buck!
     
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  16. May 2, 2017 at 7:18 AM
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  17. May 2, 2017 at 8:16 AM
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    I heard you could maybe get a couple more MPGs with a CAI...is that not true?
     
  18. May 2, 2017 at 8:29 AM
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    A little of this and a little of that.
    Nope. Not true.

    I have the K&N and I only get about 12.5 mpg's
     
  19. May 2, 2017 at 8:32 AM
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    Dang. That's how I was going to justify the $$$

    You could have just lied to me @TruckinIt ...
     
  21. May 2, 2017 at 8:41 AM
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    A little of this and a little of that.
    I could have but I'd hate for you to hate me telling you you're going to get all these MPG's and then not get anything and be pissed at me, lol :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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  23. May 2, 2017 at 8:42 AM
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    A little of this and a little of that.
    Now, the growl you get out of it is worth it to me. It sounds awesome in my opinion, almost like a small turbo.
     
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    I don't want this thread to digress into random chit chat, but ... I want the SC pretty bad.
     
  25. May 2, 2017 at 7:26 PM
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    I believe that's when you go for a dual exhaust. I felt no loss in power
     
  26. May 2, 2017 at 7:28 PM
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    Even with the trd duals?
     
  27. May 2, 2017 at 7:35 PM
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    That's more for sound I believe and hp not torque. Maybe some one with more knowledge can chime in. But from what I was always told is to stick with the single outlet so the the loss of torque if any is minimal.
     
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    That's what I've heard to. Just wondering if it's worth it. Found a guy parting out a truck that has the duals.
     
  29. May 2, 2017 at 7:49 PM
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    IMG_20160504_091402.jpg
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  30. May 2, 2017 at 8:42 PM
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    Trd duals?? I'd get them just cause of what they cost
     

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