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Aug 24, 9:56am - #258101 
TPR CAI and Inspection

Okay, so I was considering selling my AEM CAI and getting the TPR CAI cause of the damn CEL light I always get. I just failed inspection AGIAN cause the CEL light was on this time. So now my question is this; Will the TPR CAI pass inspection? I'm not sure if they check if it's carb legal.

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Aug 24, 10:32am - #258102 
pull into the parking lot next to the inspection place, and pull behind the shopping center and reset your ecu. Then keep it in low rpm and pull into the inspection place...you should be alright as long as you don't gun it. I live in GA, and we just have to pass the sniffer test, no visual inspection here

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Aug 24, 10:34am - #258103 
But thats what I failed for the first time I went. "ECU Not Ready"

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Aug 24, 10:34am - #258104 
Aint the Injen CAI carb legal??


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Aug 24, 10:36am - #258105 
yeah it is, but itll get CEL lights so i hear. and then ill fail agian.

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Aug 24, 10:41am - #258106 
just put the stock back on when you go to the inspection...

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Aug 24, 10:42am - #258107 
huh, no...ive had it for almost a year and ive had no CEL's what so ever, its all about how you install it, its carb legal and theres no CEL, so it should be good!!


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Aug 24, 10:45am - #258108 
well either way, ive heard good things about the TPR and have been considering it anyway. But inspection yesterday just pushed me over the edge and I just wanna know if id be able to pass with it on.

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Aug 24, 10:46am - #258109 
if the install is correct, then yes, no CEL's!!


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Aug 24, 10:47am - #258110 
if you installed wrong, it wouldn't matter which Intake you put on... rofl

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Aug 24, 10:52am - #258111 
TPR has the better design so that the MAF reads the temperature correctly.

therefore, TPR> AEM and Injen

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Aug 24, 11:02am - #258112 
so wait, I installed it wrong? I followed the instructions exactly. And from what I've read... CEL's for AEM CAI's are the norm confused

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Aug 24, 11:08am - #258113 
get it and give it a shot...

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Aug 24, 11:55am - #258114 
CELs for gen 1 AEM Intake are the norm. the current version...gen 2 was made so that there would not be cels. many people have the AEM gen 2 without any problems when installed right. even if you folow directions you have to make sure if there are no leaks, hoses left unplugged..etc.

if you really want ot get rid of it...give it to me! grin rofl


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Aug 24, 12:00pm - #258115 
dude, when you reset ur ecu, you should give it 3 days to take it to inspection or else they wont do it. order the tpr, put ur stock air box in there, wait for 3 days, take it for inspection, and then ull get the Intake cz they dont have ready Intakes yet to be sold.

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Aug 24, 12:04pm - #258116 
Originally Posted by TimO
yeah it is, but itll get CEL lights so i hear. and then ill fail agian.

I've had my Injen Intake for almost a year now, never had a CEL, and lift is a blast! thumbsup


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Aug 24, 12:07pm - #258117 
Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
Aint the Injen CAI carb legal??


yup, but TomO is in New Jersy, not California

C.A.R.B. / "California Air Resources Board"
http://www.arb.ca.gov/homepage.htm


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Aug 24, 12:24pm - #258118 
Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
Aint the Injen CAI carb legal??


yup, but TomO is in New Jersy, not California

C.A.R.B. / "California Air Resources Board"
http://www.arb.ca.gov/homepage.htm


Ahem... TimO lol laughsilly

So wait... being "Carb legal" is just Cali? grin

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Aug 24, 12:26pm - #258119 
Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
Aint the Injen CAI carb legal??


yup, but TomO is in New Jersy, not California

C.A.R.B. / "California Air Resources Board"
http://www.arb.ca.gov/homepage.htm



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Aug 24, 12:29pm - #258120 
TypeO ... rolleyes


next time you see someone write my name wrong - feel free to jump all over them too wave

BTW - I notice you were in NJ and not CA... wtf


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Aug 24, 12:34pm - #258121 
haha will do SIR Isaac! happywink

I didnt know what carb stood for though and didnt know it was just for cali. Thanks for the heads up! wave I know what I'm gettin next grin

EDIT: hahaha dude what the heck, I keept trying to mispell your name to I-S-S-A-C and it keeps changing it to "SIR Isaac" rofl rofl

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Aug 24, 1:36pm - #258122 
dawg either your hoses are all fucked up and you did not plug that whole in the Intake manifold or your car needs to be looked at. have you taken it to pep boys or autozone for an ecu readout


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Aug 25, 10:15am - #258123 
let me try
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OMG eek i spelled I-S-S-A-C and it corrected itself to I-S-A-A-C.

weird, to bad there isnt a spell-checker that could correct spelling errors. rofl grin rofl


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Aug 25, 11:51am - #258124 
tim, you still getting that CEL cause that thing isn't plugged in to cool the ecu?


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Aug 25, 12:28pm - #258125 
nah, i got toyota to do that the day i went in to get the antenna base replaced and the 30,000 mile service AND the stud for the wheel that broke off lol spineyes

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Aug 25, 1:11pm - #258126 
i would just get TPR..i am going to soon

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Aug 25, 1:25pm - #258127 
yeah im gunna, ive gotta do it before the next inspection. 45 days from now lol

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Aug 25, 1:46pm - #258128 
why not just get shortram?


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Aug 25, 1:47pm - #258129 
I got a stocky if you want to borrow it tongue

oh and NJ doesn't check for CARB to the best of my knowledge thumbsup

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