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buyin a cold air intake from ebay #23930 Jun 30, 9:39am Jun 30, 9:39am
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buyin a cold air intake from ebay
Should i buy a no name brand Cold Air Intake from ebay?
Whats is the difference with the no brand and Injen or AEM?
Don't both brand help your car increase hp and perfromance?


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Re: buyin a cold air intake from ebay [Re: xrage4200] #23931 Jun 30, 9:41am Jun 30, 9:41am
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a no brand? I would never do that...do not take the chance. you have no idea if it will fit and it probably sucks man. Just get a Injen or AEM shortram, they are cheaper then the CAI.


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Re: buyin a cold air intake from ebay [Re: xrage4200] #23932 Jun 30, 9:44am Jun 30, 9:44am

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I would go with a better/ more expensive brand. In the long run it will most likely be better quality. Also, most well known brands have a guarantee on their parts. You can never be to careful so I suggest you spend more for a quality part.

Re: buyin a cold air intake from ebay [Re: xrage4200] #23933 Jun 30, 9:54am Jun 30, 9:54am
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Originally Posted by xrage4200
Should i buy a no name brand Cold Air Intake from ebay?
Whats is the difference with the no brand and Injen or AEM?
Don't both brand help your car increase hp and perfromance?


I have a few friends that have bought the "no name" brand Intake. 2 of them were perfectly happy with the Intake (but 1 of them recently bought a Injen). Another one's broke, literally cracked in 1/2. I believe they all paid $60 for that Intake, I personally wouldn't put it in my car...

Re: buyin a cold air intake from ebay [Re: xrage4200] #23934 Jun 30, 10:51am Jun 30, 10:51am
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check out this topic

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthre...ew=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1

Dan pretty much answered your question.

Re: buyin a cold air intake from ebay [Re: xrage4200] #23935 Jun 30, 12:39pm Jun 30, 12:39pm
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I have that no-name Intake from ebay. grin

I just put a breather on it and now my tires break loose like crazy when I land lift 1-2.
But I'll prolly get an AEM soon. I need that CARB exempt sticker, in case a pig tries to ticket me for the Intake.


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