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Mar 21, 12:48pm - #130737 
Which intake to get?

i just bought my ebay Intake 'no name' and it fucked my car up i took it up to the local dealership with the stock air box on and they fixed it it was code p2102 throttle actuator motor circuit low and they replaced my throttle assym now i'm selling the ebay Intake and i want to know which Intake should i get i want a SRI and i want it to be peak power thanks guys for ur help


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Mar 21, 12:49pm - #130738 
shortram--get rmm or Injen

CAI (Cold Air Intake) go with AEM for low end power and Injen for high end power.

since you want high end power, i'd get the Injen CAI. thumbsup

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Mar 21, 12:50pm - #130739 
^^^ exactly bro...I bought an AEM cause I wanted more low end

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Mar 21, 12:56pm - #130740 
but i want a Short Ram air cause on the cold air the filter is exposed to the weather and not to mention you got to remove the bumper to clean/ change the filter


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Mar 21, 12:59pm - #130741 
Originally Posted by TRDCelicaGTS6
but i want a short ram air cause on the cold air the filter is exposed to the weather and not to mention you got to remove the bumper to clean/ change the filter


then get either the rmm shortram or the Injen shortram.

you can get both at www.intensepower.com for very reasonable prices and the site is also extremely reliable so you won't have any problems thumbsup

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Mar 21, 12:59pm - #130742 
thanks speed


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Mar 21, 1:01pm - #130743 
Originally Posted by TRDCelicaGTS6
thanks speed


no prob, thats what i'm here for.

just glad i could help

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Mar 21, 1:10pm - #130744 
the Rod Millen Motorsports (RMM) and Injen are both good short rams. If you want cooler air coming into ur engine then you can also get the heatshield
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Mar 21, 1:12pm - #130745 
thats kool i will go with maybe the Injen but thanks guys for ur help


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Mar 21, 1:13pm - #130746 
Originally Posted by GTStick
the Rod Millen Motorsports (RMM) and Injen are both good short rams. If you want cooler air coming into ur engine then you can also get the heatshield
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i recommend the heatshield if you get the rmm.

i've seen dynos and it adds as much as 1 horse to it (not bad at all seeing as a shortram usually only adds 2-3 horses to begin with) thumbsup

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Mar 21, 1:13pm - #130747 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
shortram--get rmm or Injen

CAI (Cold Air Intake) go with AEM for low end power and Injen for high end power.

since you want high end power, i'd get the Injen CAI. thumbsup


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Mar 21, 1:14pm - #130748 
Originally Posted by TRDCelicaGTS6
thats kool i will go with maybe the injen but thanks guys for ur help


you can't go wrong witht either, both are excellent companies.

the Injen looks better and is cheaper.

the rmm is the same powerwise, unless you get the heatshield, in which case the rmm does better.

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Mar 21, 1:14pm - #130749 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
shortram--get rmm or Injen

CAI (Cold Air Intake) go with AEM for low end power and Injen for high end power.

since you want high end power, i'd get the Injen CAI. thumbsup


read thread before posting... laughsilly

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Mar 21, 1:17pm - #130750 
Originally Posted by TRDCelicaGTS6
i just bought my ebay Intake 'no name' and it fucked my car up i took it up to the local dealership with the stock air box on and they fixed it it was code p2102 throttle actuator motor circuit low and they replaced my throttle assym now i'm selling the ebay Intake and i want to know which Intake should i get i want a SRI and i want it to be peak power thanks guys for ur help
y did that code come on with my ebay CAI when the RMM is the same hook up only 1 hose to hook up?


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Mar 21, 1:19pm - #130751 
Originally Posted by TRDCelicaGTS6
Originally Posted by TRDCelicaGTS6
i just bought my ebay Intake 'no name' and it fucked my car up i took it up to the local dealership with the stock air box on and they fixed it it was code p2102 throttle actuator motor circuit low and they replaced my throttle assym now i'm selling the ebay Intake and i want to know which Intake should i get i want a SRI and i want it to be peak power thanks guys for ur help
y did that code come on with my ebay CAI when the RMM is the same hook up only 1 hose to hook up?


wait, what? code?

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Mar 21, 1:20pm - #130752 
i put the ebay CAI and the code p2102 came on


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Mar 21, 1:22pm - #130753 
Originally Posted by TRDCelicaGTS6
i put the ebay CAI and the code p2102 came on


i don't know why it would come up. whatever your ebay Intake did, that's just the code so the mechanic knows where to look for the problem.

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Mar 21, 1:23pm - #130754 
yeah but they had to replace my whole throttle body and the car is a 2003


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Mar 21, 1:25pm - #130755 
Originally Posted by TRDCelicaGTS6
yeah but they had to replace my whole throttle body and the car is a 2003


if installed right (it's easy), the rmm won't give you any problems.

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Mar 21, 1:26pm - #130756 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
you can't go wrong witht either, both are excellent companies.

the Injen looks better and is cheaper.

the rmm is the same powerwise, unless you get the heatshield, in which case the rmm does better.


thumbsup the heatshield for the RMM works on the Injen too, so besides price looks can also be a factor

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Mar 21, 1:27pm - #130757 
Originally Posted by GTStick
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
you can't go wrong witht either, both are excellent companies.

the Injen looks better and is cheaper.

the rmm is the same powerwise, unless you get the heatshield, in which case the rmm does better.


thumbsup the heatshield for the RMM works on the injen too, so besides price looks can also be a factor


wasnt aware of that thumbsup looks like an Injen/rmm heatshield might be just what i need. do you need anything special to attach it to the Injen? i thought the piping diameters were slightly different.

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Mar 21, 1:31pm - #130758 
Im pretty sure it will be fine, because the heat shield doesnt attach to the filter or Intake tubing, but just bolts into ur engine bay while ur Intake sits over it. THe only probelm may come from filter size, but ive heard a few peopel do this and say it was great! thumbsup

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Mar 21, 1:32pm - #130759 
the Injen definately looks a lot better than rmm cause rmm is very plain

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Mar 21, 1:34pm - #130760 
Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
^^^ exactly bro...I bought an AEM cause I wanted more low end
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Mar 21, 1:36pm - #130761 
Originally Posted by GTStick
Im pretty sure it will be fine, because the heat shield doesnt attach to the filter or Intake tubing, but just bolts into ur engine bay while ur Intake sits over it. THe only probelm may come from filter size, but ive heard a few peopel do this and say it was great! thumbsup


sweet. i do beleive the filters are the same size (both k&n or k&n style) so that shouldnt be a problem thumbsup

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Mar 21, 1:58pm - #130762 
have you guys ever seen someone take the plastic piece off of the front that blocks air flow from coming in thru the mesh piece with the toyota emblem on it "semi ram" i think they call it. i was just wondering if this would help with a SRI since it would be letting cold air in under the Hood, probably be easier for the Intake to suck in cooler air eh? just a thought...

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Mar 21, 1:59pm - #130763 
Originally Posted by nebraskaGTS
have you guys ever seen someone take the plastic piece off of the front that blocks air flow from coming in thru the mesh piece with the toyota emblem on it "semi ram" i think they call it. i was just wondering if this would help with a SRI since it would be letting cold air in under the hood, probably be easier for the Intake to suck in cooler air eh? just a thought...
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i don't see how it could do anything but help

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Mar 21, 5:23pm - #130764 
yeah its in the installs section, just moves the plastic piece out of the way so you get some more air into the Intake area. Its not gonna do much but wont really be harmful

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Mar 21, 5:38pm - #130765 
what exactly does a heatshield do?

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Mar 21, 7:15pm - #130766 
It lowers the temp of the air that is flowing into the Intake filter by helping to block off the heat coming from ur engine, on the rmm site it they show you the temp reduction, thus making the Short Ram closer to a CAI.

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Mar 21, 11:06pm - #130767 
Originally Posted by GTStick
It lowers the temp of the air that is flowing into the Intake filter by helping to block off the heat coming from ur engine, on the rmm site it they show you the temp reduction, thus making the Short Ram closer to a CAI.

Rod Millen


perfectly said. the air is still hotter than a CAI, but it is less hot than a regular shortram. think of it as half shortram/half CAI in terms of Performance.

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Mar 22, 5:51am - #130768 
no love for Blitz frown

Injen SRI is the most popular one eventhough some people have had issues with them.

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Mar 22, 5:53am - #130769 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
no love for Blitz frown

Injen SRI is the most popular one eventhough some people have had issues with them.


lol, sorry..but no love. blitz is a good quality brand..but it's Performance is not on par with the Injen and rmm SRI's. it's also more difficult to install.

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Mar 22, 5:56am - #130770 
LOL, it's way easier to install 'cuz it's only three pieces & you only connect the MAF. I dunno how much hp it adds, but I can definetely feel it happywink

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