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Mar 9, 12:20pm - #120545 
In Dire need of help... Please Help...

I just installed an Injen Short Ram Intake on a 2003 Celica GTS and it sounds perfect while your driving. But it does not make that Pssssttt... sound when you turn the car off. I know it's supposed to from reading other forums. All of my friend's Short rams do. Why doesn't mine? Please help me with this, I'm going crazy trying to get it right. That is one of the main resons I bought the Injen Short Ram Intake.

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Mar 9, 2:08pm - #120546 
wow! hmm, lemme think, no, i don't think i've heard of this problem. i have gone thru 4 or 5 different Intakes and all of different brands, trying to find the best one and i never had this problem. it should make that noise if you didn't do everything right. basically when you tap the gas it sucks in air and that's the sound you hear (Psssst). all i can suggest is to check ur connections at the throtle body and make sure the filter clamp is also tight. you might not have put that part on right and thus there is no vacum effect. this is what i think perhaps someone else has a more concrete suggestion.

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Mar 9, 2:58pm - #120547 
on my AEM CAI it only made that noise as i hit the throttle suddenly, it never made that noise as i shut the car off.


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Mar 9, 4:13pm - #120548 
Exactly right, the Intake is good while driving, sounds tight as hell ... When you turn the car off, it's normal. The Intake does not exhale air for that PSSSSSTTTT sound. Any more ideas. Thanks in advance.

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Mar 9, 4:15pm - #120549 
Did you read the post man... It sounds good when driving. The filter is on good. When you turn the car off, you don't hear the PSSTTT sound, the exhale sound. Why not. Please help.

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Mar 9, 4:47pm - #120550 
Nevermind, found problem. The 03 GTS has electronic throttle control. Every other freaking car except mine has a cable driven throttle. When you turn the car off on cable driven cars, AKA everyone but mine, the Intake valve/butterfly closes slowly given you that PSSSTTT sound letting the air out. Electronic Throttle contol just turns off instantly with no exhale. Damn it...

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Mar 9, 5:19pm - #120551 
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Mar 9, 5:30pm - #120552 
it does...but you can't really hear it that much...i could hear mine a lot better before i got my exhaust...now i can't hear it.


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Mar 9, 6:30pm - #120553 
glad you figured out the problem. my Intake is very loud and gives a great psssst sound, while i hit the throtle and when i turn off my car, by the way i have an RVM SRI. thumbsup

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Mar 9, 11:48pm - #120554 
if you REALLY want that pssshh sound... get a Turbo kit with a loud bov (blow off valve)


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