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Mar 23, 11:24am - #132733 
should i or not

order my Cold Air Intake yesterday im not sure if i should pay 100 more to get it install or do it my self is it hard or wat

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Mar 23, 11:26am - #132734 
Save the money do it yerself thumbsup


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Mar 23, 11:37am - #132735 
$100 for the install is waaay too much. Find a buddy to help you out.

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Mar 23, 11:45am - #132736 
The best price i got was $50 for install. I want to do it with a buddy of mine, but im afraid of F'ing things up

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Mar 23, 11:49am - #132737 
$100 is way too much, it should only take them an hr to do it, so maybe $50 at the most.

You should install it yourself, just read the "how to" in the installs section & it'll be a walk in the park

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Mar 23, 12:03pm - #132738 
do it yourself and start learning about your car. i's also more satisfying knowing you can work on your car (at least with bolt-ons). plus you save money for other mods thumbsup


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Mar 23, 12:07pm - #132739 
Originally Posted by ToiletPaper
$100 for the install is waaay too much. Find a buddy to help you out.
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Mar 23, 12:29pm - #132740 
do it urself.


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Mar 23, 12:51pm - #132741 
Originally Posted by CID498
Save the money do it yerself thumbsup

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Mar 23, 1:36pm - #132742 
doing it urself is definatley the way to go enless you think ur gonna doing a really bad job. Its nice to know you did ur own mods and know how to take apart ur car thumbsup

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Mar 24, 1:35pm - #132743 

But isn't this bad for ur warranty. because i asked toyota dealer and they said dat if i do it my self and something happenes to ur car. then toyota is not gonna cover dat. So is dat true???

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Mar 24, 1:41pm - #132744 
Do it yourself/with a friend. I was really worried about messing something up when installing my CAI but I had help from a friend and once we started it was so easy I felt like kicking myself for worrying.


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Mar 24, 1:45pm - #132745 
Originally Posted by Mao

But isn't this bad for ur warranty. because i asked toyota dealer and they said dat if i do it my self and something happenes to ur car. then toyota is not gonna cover dat. So is dat true???


It will not void your warrany but if something happens to the MAF sensor or your throttle body chances are they will blame it on the new Intake.

Bottom line is they will blame problems to related systems on the Intake if you have problems but they have to prove the new Intake was the cause of the problem.

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Mar 24, 1:48pm - #132746 
find someone that's alredy done it and have it supervise you

dont be a pussy and pay someone to do it!


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Mar 24, 1:54pm - #132747 
read ALL the directions before you even open any parts...go thru and look at all the crap you have to take apart, and all the connections you have to make when you install it, and then decide. If you are this nervous I say get a buddy that knows what's going on and have them help you, or if you have to pay for it then $50 should be the most...it doesn't seem to much to pay to have peace of mind...Your profile says you're in orlando ... give the boys at Titan Motorsports a call, I know they'll be able to help out and treat you right thumbsup

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Mar 24, 1:55pm - #132748 
i did it myself on the mustang. was pretty easy. don't know it might be harder on a celica though. you should be able to figure it out i would think. there's no way i'd pay someone $100 to install it.

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Mar 24, 3:05pm - #132749 
Def do it yourself mod.All you need is the directions a 6 pk of Newcastle and a buddy and you are good to go! cheers


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Mar 24, 3:08pm - #132750 
right on 100 is insane


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