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Jun 12, 9:32am - #20860 
intakes

i was taking a look at isaac's post for installing air Intakes and it seems like most of the filters end up at the bottom of you front bumper, but i have seen pics of celicas with the filter right under the Hood, so you can see the whole thing as soon as you open the Hood. i was wondering if other ppl have seen this, if so who makes it, how much, and how is the performance? thanks for your help


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Jun 12, 9:52am - #20861 
The ones that are extended down to the bumper are Cold Air Intakes (CAI). The ones directly under the Hood are short rams.


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Jun 12, 10:57am - #20862 
ya they are 2 different Intakes, if you want one for more performance you will want the CAI and that is the one that goes to the wheel well


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Jun 12, 3:17pm - #20863 
shortram are just as good as CAI. It is just a personal preference on what to pick.


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Jun 12, 7:30pm - #20864 
i know you get a sweet sound with a CAI, but do you get the same sound with the Short Ram?


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Jun 12, 9:17pm - #20865 
Originally Posted by tWiSteD
i know you get a sweet sound with a CAI, but do you get the same sound with the short ram?


i was wondering the exact same thing...


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Jun 13, 5:53am - #20866 
Originally Posted by tWiSteD
i know you get a sweet sound with a CAI, but do you get the same sound with the short ram?


It's not exactly the same .. but it's close wink

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