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yet more intake questions #15141 May 8, 10:05pm May 8, 10:05pm
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yet more intake questions
i have been trying to decide on CAI's for a while now...i am going to ask my dealer next week about if any Intake will not void my warranty...it seems that the consensus is the AEM is better in the low range and the Injen is better in the high RPM's...with an automatic transmission i dont find myself getting into the high range RPM's for a long time...would the AEM be better in this situation? also i live in new england and if you dont know the weather can be crazy!!! is it dangerous to drive with a CAI installed when it 5 below??

Re: yet more intake questions [Re: Chris McLean] #15142 May 8, 11:04pm May 8, 11:04pm
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You are right about AEM being better in the low end. Since you have an automatic, you may want to think about a Short Ram Intake. Its your call, but in my opinion I think that short rams are better for autos. But if you want a CAI, AEM is probably the better choice for you if you are looking for a better low end gain.

The temperature will not make a difference with a CAI.

Hope that helps.

Dan

Re: yet more intake questions [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #15143 May 9, 1:25am May 9, 1:25am
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wat about the AEM Gen 2.. i hear its about the same gains as Injen but more low end


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Re: yet more intake questions [Re: itchyvi3t] #15144 May 9, 5:55am May 9, 5:55am
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itchy, got a site/dyno/anything to show this or are you just going by rumor? what is your reference?

Re: yet more intake questions [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #15145 May 9, 2:04pm May 9, 2:04pm
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what Intakes do you guys have out there w/ your automatic celica's?? (CAI or Short Ram) (AEM or Injen)?

Re: yet more intake questions [Re: Chris McLean] #15146 May 9, 2:06pm May 9, 2:06pm
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go with Injen, I've heard less check engine light complaints with it and it performs better at high RPM's. It is also CARB APPROVED

Re: yet more intake questions [Re: Steven] #15147 May 9, 2:11pm May 9, 2:11pm
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I have Injen CAI on an auto.


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Re: yet more intake questions [Re: tony] #15148 May 9, 2:15pm May 9, 2:15pm
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I have mine on my 6 spd GTS

Re: yet more intake questions [Re: Steven] #15149 May 9, 3:46pm May 9, 3:46pm
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anyone have the Short Ram with an auto? i heard that they can be a bit more beneficial with auto's compared to a stick

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