The AEM 21-8409 Brute Force Air Intake System produces horsepower and torque gains by replacing the 2012-14 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L V6 restrictive factory air filter and air intake housing. This air intake system was designed, tuned and dyno-tested to fit specific Toyota Tacoma models. Air enters the system through an extra-large AEM Dryflow synthetic washable air filter for outstanding air flow, filtration and performance. The air filter is located in the original air box space and is protected by a heat shield which is designed to reduce intake air temperature and increase horsepower. The intake tubing is constructed from mandrel-bent aluminum featuring a durable gunmetal gray powder coated finish. This air intake system was developed to accommodate the engine’s factory emissions control devices including the mass air flow sensor and fuel pressure regulator breather hose. The tapered cylinder shaped AEM Dryflow air filter is made from an oil-free, synthetic filter media that can be used for up to 100,000 miles before cleaning is needed (depending on driving conditions). The air intake system is backed by AEM's Lifetime Limited Warranty. Some AEM air intakes are not legal for sale or use in California and other states adopting California emission standards, while others are 50 state legal. View the 21-8409 vehicle applications to determine the legal status for each vehicle.
Estimated Horsepower gain 8.7 HP @ 5400 RPM
Note: NO CARB Legal Not legal for sale or use in California
- Increased horsepower
- Tuned and dyno-tested to improve acceleration and engine sound
- Low restriction aluminum tubing
- Easy to install using commonly available tools
- Air filter lasts up to 100,000 miles before cleaning is required (depending on driving conditions)
- Washable and reusable oil-free filter media
- AEM Lifetime Limited Warranty
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