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southcak9
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Jun 30, 9:34am - #212766 
AEM CAI HELP!

just bought an AEM CAI with splash cover--has anyone had any problems with the CAI at all. is it a good mod to do or should i go with the Short Ram insted?

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Jun 30, 9:35am - #212767 
I like the CAI, it has a deeper sound on a celicak don't forget to get a bypass valve, they are MUCH needed on a CAI.

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Jun 30, 10:39am - #212768 
bypass valves dont work, dont get it, use the search and see for yourself, but the heat shield/splash thing will give better Performance and protect it from water splashes thumbsup thumbsup

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Jun 30, 10:54am - #212769 
it preforms well with the splash guard on it? noone has had any glitches?

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Jun 30, 11:35am - #212770 
^^ before i get confused you are talkin about the Injen heat shield splash guard right that you put on your AEM? or if at least its metal because what it does is it deflects heat from the engine which keeps the air thats goin in cooler

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Jun 30, 12:33pm - #212771 
Originally Posted by ravertony
^^ before i get confused you are talkin about the injen heat shield splash guard right that you put on your aem? or if at least its metal because what it does is it deflects heat from the engine which keeps the air thats goin in cooler


ya the ingen heat shield splash guard fits on the AEM CAI.--i just heard rumors of people hydro-shocking or having engine errors

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Jun 30, 1:47pm - #212772 
from a CAI??? man the filter is placed behind the wheel well..there's no shocking from there..don't worry..there are some case where you might get the CEL pop up on u..both with Injen and AEM..just remember to unhook the battery before you install the Intake.. thumbsup


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?
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Jun 30, 4:22pm - #212773 
Originally Posted by southcak9
Originally Posted by ravertony
^^ before i get confused you are talkin about the injen heat shield splash guard right that you put on your aem? or if at least its metal because what it does is it deflects heat from the engine which keeps the air thats goin in cooler


ya the ingen heat shield splash guard fits on the aem cai.--i just heard rumors of people hydro-shocking or having engine errors


its very unlikely for your car to hydro-lock but you can get CELs if water goes in but your car will most likely not hydro-lock unless you put your CAI underwater, its just rumors grin

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Jun 30, 11:19pm - #212774 
if you get a CAI you could plug up the holes in the plastic.. check pic below.. i used black silicon and clear plastic thumbsup
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Jul 1, 6:41am - #212775 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
from a CAI??? man the filter is placed behind the wheel well..there's no shocking from there..don't worry..there are some case where you might get the CEL pop up on u..both with Injen and AEM..just remember to unhook the battery before you install the Intake.. thumbsup


what are CEL popups? how do you fix them if i get it.

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Jul 1, 9:02am - #212776 
CEL = check engine light on your gauges, it means the ECU has dectected an error/malfunction with your car.. you have to reset your ECU to turn it off.. search the forum for steps on resetting your ECU its easy if you ever get CEL

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Jul 1, 10:23am - #212777 
CEL's SUCK!

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Jul 1, 10:45am - #212778 
to reset ur ECU just un hook ur battery for 10mins and then hook it back up..problem solve..if not then clean ur MAF sensor..


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?
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Jul 1, 10:59am - #212779 
now what is a PFC???and how does it work?

thanks for all the help guys!!!!

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Jul 1, 11:05am - #212780 
Originally Posted by southcak9
now what is a PFC???and how does it work?

thanks for all the help guys!!!!


a power FC is a stand alone system you get... and tune every last bit of HP you can outta your engine.


this has to be my fav. mod on a celica.


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Jul 1, 11:07am - #212781 
where exactly do you get PFC's?

i always used to see them on ebay but i didn't trust em

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Jul 1, 11:08am - #212782 
southcak9...look around the site before you start asking question...this has all been discussed

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