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Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? #157770 Apr 17, 8:27pm Apr 17, 8:27pm
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Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST?
im considering one of these for my gt but do not know which one should go on first?

Injen is aobut 300 and the TRD exhasut is about 600 with intallation from the dealership

this will be my first mod on my car and what do you peopel think should go on first?
please consider this will be my only mod until september because i am going on a trip that will cost about 8k so i need one that will satisfy my daily driving for a few months

also should i get a Cold Air Intake or the Short Ram? ( i really dont know the difference)

and i do not have a body kit but should i get the TRD extended exhaust?

please help im very confused

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157771 Apr 17, 8:36pm Apr 17, 8:36pm
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well if i were you i would get the exhaust first and install it urself. It's bolt-on so save you lots..u said cost you $600 for the TRD + installation?? damn bro i think you can get both for that price..TRD exhuast plus ur CAI..Injen Shortram= easier to clean, look better for show..the CAI= lil more hp then shortram, harder to clean you have to take off ur bumber, when you pop the Hood all you see are the Intake tube, filter hide behind the driver's front wheel well. If you looking to buy body kit in the future you betta get the TRD Extended..or else it won't fit..TRD exhaust cost around $400-500..Injen shortram is around $210..

p.s. you u're buying CAI i'd suggest getting the AEM for $175 + shipping..on eBay..that way you can have both mods. since you got $600 to spend..Good Luck


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: celicafourotwo] #157772 Apr 17, 8:40pm Apr 17, 8:40pm
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
well if i were you i would get the exhaust first and install it urself. It's bolt-on so save you lots..u said cost you $600 for the TRD + installation?? damn bro i think you can get both for that price..TRD exhuast plus ur CAI..Injen Shortram= easier to clean, look better for show..the CAI= lil more hp then shortram, harder to clean you have to take off ur bumber, when you pop the Hood all you see are the Intake tube, filter hide behind the driver's front wheel well. If you looking to buy body kit in the future you betta get the TRD Extended..or else it won't fit..TRD exhaust cost around $400-500..Injen shortram is around $210..

p.s. you u're buying CAI i'd suggest getting the AEM for $175 + shipping..on eBay..that way you can have both mods. since you got $600 to spend..Good Luck



hey thats a good idea to get it online...
but the problem is i do not have any tools to install the exhaust...i pretty sure you need a lift or something to get your car up and i do not have that...

this is why i have those high prices, i am including installation from my local tuner shop and from toyota

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157773 Apr 17, 8:41pm Apr 17, 8:41pm
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o yea another thing, i can only pay cash, so ebay is a hard thing to come by if the seller requires a credit card

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157774 Apr 17, 8:45pm Apr 17, 8:45pm
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Get the exhaust first. Get it here for only $499.99(extended). CLICK HERE! thumbsup

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157775 Apr 17, 8:50pm Apr 17, 8:50pm
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o great! smile

and its in claremont which is about an hour and a half away i might have time to make the trip or just buy it online...

will the extended exhaust fit on my stock body?
and if it does will it look ok?

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157776 Apr 17, 8:54pm Apr 17, 8:54pm
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Yes it will fit on the stock body and no, it will not stick out that far in my opinion. Here are a couple pix of it w/the stock bumper..

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Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157777 Apr 17, 8:56pm Apr 17, 8:56pm
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hm...the first pic does not look too great

but the second one looks decent

i might get a body kit but it will not be anytime soon so...im guessing i should go with standard or are there people out there that have a stock bumper with extended exhaust and are happy with the look?

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157778 Apr 17, 8:58pm Apr 17, 8:58pm
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Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT
o yea another thing, i can only pay cash, so ebay is a hard thing to come by if the seller requires a credit card


hey bro, you don't need a credit card..u have a checking account?? if you do you should have a CheckCard..look exactly like a crdit card but the checkcard is ur check..use like crdit card, ebay take ur money the same way as if you wrote them a check..but first you need to sign up for PayPal. www.paypal.com and use them..some seller with take Money Order if you email them...i'm pretty sure you can find a friend of ur who have the car jack, not the one in ur car..the big ass one..the one with the handle that's like 3-4foot long and you crank it to raise the car up..betta to do that then waste more money having someone else do it for u..all you need are some dish washer soap, long strong screw driver(philip/allen) a friend, and that's it..plus that way you know more about ur car and how things are connected and such..go here for ur Intake: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayIS...;category=38634 free shipping. or http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayIS...;category=38634 plus $18 shipping fee.


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157779 Apr 17, 9:01pm Apr 17, 9:01pm
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Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT
hm...the first pic does not look too great

but the second one looks decent

i might get a body kit but it will not be anytime soon so...im guessing i should go with standard or are there people out there that have a stock bumper with extended exhaust and are happy with the look?


Well how long are you planning on going without a bodykit? If you did get the standard, you could always take it to a muffler shop when you did get the body kit on and have them extend the piping.

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157780 Apr 17, 9:05pm Apr 17, 9:05pm
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i pretty much live in a city where i dont know people with a jack that good, basivally my friends that i do have are not into cars or are ricers thumbsdown lol

i really want to learn more about my car like you said with installing my own parts but im afraid that im gonna screw up and ill end up with my engine smoking and my wheels coming off and my steering wheel coming off and i crash...haha

thats kinda stretching it but you get the idea that i have troubles workin alone which is why im always trying to find a local meet to get to knwo people that really know what they are doing but so far i had no such luck

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: MptGlw69] #157781 Apr 17, 9:06pm Apr 17, 9:06pm
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Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT
hm...the first pic does not look too great

but the second one looks decent

i might get a body kit but it will not be anytime soon so...im guessing i should go with standard or are there people out there that have a stock bumper with extended exhaust and are happy with the look?


Well how long are you planning on going without a bodykit? If you did get the standard, you could always take it to a muffler shop when you did get the body kit on and have them extend the piping.



i did not know you could extended it

will the TRD engraving still be there cause i think thats a pretty nice thing to look at and it would be a shame to lose it

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: MptGlw69] #157782 Apr 17, 9:07pm Apr 17, 9:07pm
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Originally Posted by MptGlw69

Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT

hm...the first pic does not look too great

but the second one looks decent

i might get a body kit but it will not be anytime soon so...im guessing i should go with standard or are there people out there that have a stock bumper with extended exhaust and are happy with the look?


Well how long are you planning on going without a bodykit? If you did get the standard, you could always take it to a muffler shop when you did get the body kit on and have them extend the piping.


woops it double posted cause i got impatient that it would go but since i have this i should answer that it will be a long tiem withour a body kit

im focusing on my engine first

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Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT
Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT
hm...the first pic does not look too great

but the second one looks decent

i might get a body kit but it will not be anytime soon so...im guessing i should go with standard or are there people out there that have a stock bumper with extended exhaust and are happy with the look?


Well how long are you planning on going without a bodykit? If you did get the standard, you could always take it to a muffler shop when you did get the body kit on and have them extend the piping.



i did not know you could extended it

will the TRD engraving still be there cause i think thats a pretty nice thing to look at and it would be a shame to lose it


The tip has nothing to do with it being elongated.

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157784 Apr 17, 9:09pm Apr 17, 9:09pm
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ooo...haha...shows what i know...

im still learning so thanks for telling me

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you should check out the "installs" section on this cite..and when you do install it urself..u should take ur time, i do mean TAKE UR TIME..i know you don't want to screwed up ur car, i know how it feel to mess something up..but that's y you should study ur material/instruction thoroughly, make sure you understand it and then print a copy just in case and do the installing afterward..that's how i do it before i bought my Intake..save me $30-50 bucks of having local shop install it..Well post a thread asking if someone who live close by, like 30-1hrs drive from you who are willing to help you install it for u..i'm sure you can find atleast one good samaritan on here.


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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get the TRD exhaust first, then AEM CAI...

Re: Injen CAI or TRD EXHAUST? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #157787 Apr 18, 10:28am Apr 18, 10:28am
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thansk a lot everyone ive decided ill get teh TRD exhasut (probably extended b/c its no big deal to have it sticking out a little)

and then the AEM CAI instead of Injen

hope this all works fine

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