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Aug 18, 10:32pm - #253458 
Intake Sensor Mod

I just bought this Intake Sensor Mod for the celica off ebay a week ago. It says its supposed to trick the Ecu into thinking that Colder Air is coming into the engine therefore producing more HP. Has anyone installed one of these on their celica and if so how did it work out?

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Aug 18, 10:34pm - #253459 
confused how do you trick it into thinking its colder and is that even good?


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Aug 18, 10:36pm - #253460 
you mean like a piggy back chip? You got ripped off those dont work for our ECUs.

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Aug 18, 10:37pm - #253461 
I paid $8 for it so I thought i might try it out

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Aug 18, 10:40pm - #253462 


Drop it like it's HAWTT!!
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Aug 18, 10:41pm - #253463 
Does it replace your MAF?

Pictures ...

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Aug 18, 10:42pm - #253464 
No pictures of it on the webpage. It says you just add it on with no other modifications


Drop it like it's HAWTT!!
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Aug 18, 10:47pm - #253465 
quote of one of the buyer's of one of these... a review... "resistor not a mod chip no extra horsepower...2.00 for shipping with a .37 stamp"

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Aug 18, 10:51pm - #253466 
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Aug 18, 10:54pm - #253467 
Originally Posted by Aly
No pictures of it on the webpage. It says you just add it on with no other modifications


Sounds like your just giving your money away. thumbsdown

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Aug 18, 11:20pm - #253468 
ummm...RIPPED!


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Aug 18, 11:22pm - #253469 
congrats... you bought a resistor rofl

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Aug 18, 11:24pm - #253470 
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Aug 19, 12:09am - #253471 
Originally Posted by Aly
I just bought this Intake Sensor Mod for the celica off ebay a week ago. It says its supposed to trick the Ecu into thinking that Colder Air is coming into the engine therefore producing more HP. Has anyone installed one of these on their celica and if so how did it work out?


YOU GOT OWNED BUT SOME CONMAN! rofl

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Aug 19, 8:25am - #253472 
Yeah, resistors don't do shit.

Those people who sell those things should have fraud claims filed against them, but in the case of this guy, he flat out told you that it wouldn't do shit.

Just gotta read the fine print.


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Aug 19, 8:28am - #253473 
bro, a resistor = 50 cents at radioshak

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Aug 19, 8:51am - #253474 
girl, all i can say to you is, just say no... rofl

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Aug 19, 8:57am - #253475 
owned rofl rofl

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Aug 19, 9:00am - #253476 
but im sure you will learn for next time..at least you learned the lesson with only 8 bucks..hopefully you dont do the same when buying a body kit or something like that. look on the bright side, now that your a member you can ask before buying stuff. some here will have heard of it before and be able to give you good advice thumbsup

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Aug 19, 9:01am - #253477 
nice celica btw thumbsup

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Aug 19, 9:02am - #253478 
oh yeah, i mind as well tell you this in advance. ebay have these "supercharger" or "blower" for $99, again, just say no...

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Aug 19, 9:07am - #253479 
the only way you can tricking your ecu into thinking the incoming air is colder than it really is, would be to relocate the IAT sensor that is normally found plugged into one of the Intake runners of the manifold, and put it into the Intake tube ahead of the throttle body. But since our cars dont have an Incoming Air Temperature sensor, and instead have a Maf sensor to tell the ecu the incoming air temp, there is no way to trick the ecu

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Aug 19, 2:16pm - #253480 
ebay = gay , people put that kind of shit in there to get money from ricers.


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