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Weird Exhaust Smell?

Discussion in 'Performance' started by Elmo the Destroyer, May 2, 2018.


Is manual shifting bad?

  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. Sorta

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  1. May 2, 2018 at 4:07 PM
    Elmo the Destroyer

    Elmo the Destroyer [OP] New Member

    Apr 26, 2018
    First Name:
    OKC Area
    2007 Black 4Runner (2wd 4L V6)
    Hey all, Elmo the Destroyer is acting up, but I think it could be my fault. I sawed the 90 degree elbow off of the intake and removed the charcoal air filter, but left the normal filter. At normal operation parameters, everything works fine, but there's a weird smell when I floor it. Could this be because of the missing charcoal filter, maybe I'm burning dirty air? My other thought is perhaps I need to change my fluids, because I often shift through the gears manually and this might be wearing out the transmission. Please advise.
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