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May 14, 6:47am - #178738 
Diameter of CAI pipe?

Just wondering if anyone knows what the diameter of the Injen CAI pipe is? I'm just looking to replace the filter but not sure what the size is. Before I go on I know someone's just gonna tell me to measure it myself. But since it's my only vehicle, I don't wanna have to takeout the filter, measure it, put it back on, go buy a filter, come home, take it out again and install the new one. So just thought someone that knows this already could save me some time! (and work!!!) grin Thanks to all!!!

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May 14, 11:35am - #178739 
if i'm not mistaken it's usually 3in bro.. thumbsup

if you don't want to take it out and measure it just take some string and wrap 1 loop around ur Intake tube and bring that string inside and measure that with a ruler..i'm sure that'll tell you exactly what ur filter size is..Good Luck


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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?
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May 14, 12:40pm - #178740 
i think its 2.5

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May 15, 12:23am - #178741 
Damn Celicafourotwo!!! You just made me feel like a retard with that string idea... what didn't I think of that. Thanks bro!!! grin grin grin

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May 15, 12:28am - #178742 

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May 15, 12:36am - #178743 
Sweet! Thanks GTS2003BLK. Here's my next dilemma... should I replace it with another Injen filter or is there another one that you guys have tried and might recommand? I know AEM uses K&N filters... are there any other possiblities? confused

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May 15, 1:08am - #178744 
Funny you should ask, I started a thread on this very subject a few weeks ago:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...&PHPSESSID=

I'm going to swap my Injen filter out with a K&N which has filter element on the top as well as the sides. Check their site they make a filter to fit anything:

http://www.knfilters.com/universal/universal.htm

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May 15, 1:08am - #178745 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
if i'm not mistaken it's usually 3in bro.. thumbsup

if you don't want to take it out and measure it just take some string and wrap 1 loop around ur Intake tube and bring that string inside and measure that with a ruler..i'm sure that'll tell you exactly what ur filter size is..Good Luck


with the string, that will give you the circumference of the filter tube, and if youre looking for a filter replacement, wouldnt you need to know the diameter of the tube (i tried to order a k&n filter replacement for my AEM CAI)?

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May 15, 1:10am - #178746 
Originally Posted by GTS2003BLK
Funny you should ask, I started a thread on this very subject a few weeks ago:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...&PHPSESSID=

I'm going to swap my Injen filter out with a K&N which has filter element on the top as well as the sides. Check their site the make a filter to fit anything:

http://www.knfilters.com/universal/universal.htm


you got a part number that will work with an AEM CAI???????????????? ive been searching and searching for one!!!!!!!! please help!

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May 15, 1:18am - #178747 
Dont know much about the AEM as I own an Injen.

My best advise would be to take your AEM filter off and measure it then follow the above link to K&N's site, click on the link for "Round Tapered" and match your measurements up to one of their filters, and believe me they have allot.

If you still have the part number off the box for your AEM CAI, then type it into google and do a search, guaranteed you will get something back

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May 15, 1:20am - #178748 
Yeah, which one did you use?

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May 15, 1:34am - #178749 
Havent actually bought one yet, I'm going to get one tomorrow from the local Nappa Gear Head guy, it will probably be one the following part numbers:

RR-2801
RR-2802
RR-2803
RX-4960
RX-4870

I'll post when I make a purchase.

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May 15, 1:37am - #178750 
Originally Posted by GTS2003BLK
Havent actually bought one yet, I'm going to get one tomorrow from the local Nappa Gear Head guy, it will probably be one the following part numbers:

RR-2801
RR-2802
RR-2803
RX-4960
RX-4870

I'll post when I make a purchase.


thanks! thumbsup i went to school in oregon for a year (saw the place you were from in the corner)

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May 15, 1:39am - #178751 
ah, just found this link

K&N Universal Air Filters with Custom Caps

the inverted top model looks like it will really suck, I mean that in a good way of course smile

http://www.knfilters.com/universal/univcustcap.htm

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May 15, 1:55am - #178752 
The following taken from Injen's site:

Is it okay to change my filter to another brand or type?
You can change the filter but by doing so, you will be altering your Intake system and voiding the C.A.R.B. status. During testing, Injen tests each filter design for type of vehicle and making sure that the filter will work in conjunction with the factory ECU and settings. By changing filter designs, it is quite possible that you will get a check engine light. We do not recommend changing the filter from what came with the original Intake.

http://www.injen.com/questions.html

Basically they are saying you can do it, but they don't like it and your on your own. I think it's a safe area to explore getting more power, if I get a CEL then I'll just put the original one back on.

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May 15, 2:00am - #178753 
they just dont want you buying a filter from a competitor. marketing. bastards

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May 15, 2:06am - #178754 
Originally Posted by vejita_13
Originally Posted by GTS2003BLK
Havent actually bought one yet, I'm going to get one tomorrow from the local Nappa Gear Head guy, it will probably be one the following part numbers:

RR-2801
RR-2802
RR-2803
RX-4960
RX-4870

I'll post when I make a purchase.


thanks! thumbsup i went to school in oregon for a year (saw the place you were from in the corner)


yeah the Portland area has been a real hoot lately:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869990512_0_collapsed_5__1.html

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