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Nov 12, 11:10pm - #325084 
AEM Short Ram for GT

I just bought an AEM Short Ram.
Is there any sound differences between the stock and the SR?
How's the sound?
This is my first mot to the car. Any cautions I should take before I change my Intake?
Thanks!

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Nov 12, 11:28pm - #325085 
nope... just get a sound clip b4 and after, lol

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Nov 12, 11:46pm - #325086 
Are you sure it's really an AEM (did it come in a box). Unless they just released one in the last few months, AEM never made a Short Ram for the Celica. How much did you pay for it?

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Nov 13, 12:00pm - #325087 
I paid $165 on a website.
It was really hard to find... But I know the part number 22-564. I hope it's not fake...
Some sites were selling Camry SR's for celica... I didn't want to get that... eheh

Here's one of the websites:
https://www.importhorizon.net/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idcategory=113&idproduct=254

This is where I ordered mine:
http://www.lightningmotorsports.com/aemintake2.htm

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Nov 13, 12:26pm - #325088 
wierd it`s an side her in nnorway taht sell AEM SRI to and every one on this side sayed that they did not make any.

its wiered confused

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Nov 13, 12:28pm - #325089 
So what's the deal?
Is this real or not?
Does anyone have AEM SR installed in their celi?


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Nov 13, 12:35pm - #325090 
AEM doesn't list a Short Ram for the Celica on their site:
http://www.aempower.com/product_intake.asp

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Nov 13, 12:41pm - #325091 
Originally Posted by Blue_Bomber
AEM doesn't list a Short Ram for the Celica on their site:
http://www.aempower.com/product_intake.asp


Yeah I've already seen that... hm...
I guess there's only one way to find out. I'll have to install it and post.
Hope it's not some no name brand pipe with AEM sticker on it... hehe

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Nov 13, 12:46pm - #325092 
Or you could call AEM before you install it, since if it's not a real AEM, you got ripped off big time. thumbsdown No name CAIs like the ones on eBay sell for under $50 shipped, and there's no way you should've paid more than that for only a Short Ram.

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Nov 13, 12:51pm - #325093 
Yes there is definately no AEM Short Ram for the celica. They were supposed to preoduce one that's why they list them on some websites but they never actually did.


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Nov 13, 12:52pm - #325094 
Damn... Their closed on the weekends...
I'll have to call them Monday...
But my Intake will probably ship Monday. Hope I call them first and check it out.


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Nov 13, 1:06pm - #325095 
Originally Posted by UFCELI
Yes there is definately no AEM short ram for the celica. They were supposed to preoduce one that's why they list them on some websites but they never actually did.


How do you know this? Do you have any proof?
I'm thankful for the info but I just want to make sure

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Nov 13, 1:23pm - #325096 
i think the websites just confused the term Short Ram with cold air. the picture is not of a Short Ram (it's way too long). it does, however, have similar bends and length to a cold air.


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Nov 13, 1:29pm - #325097 
Originally Posted by combatc87
i think the websites just confused the term short ram with cold air. the picture is not of a short ram (it's way too long). it does, however, have similar bends and length to a cold air.


Well that's just a picture... It's different for for different models...

I still don't know if there is a real AEM SR...
I can't wait till Monday to find out. It's driving me nuts!

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Nov 13, 1:31pm - #325098 
If you do a search on AEM Short Ram on this website you will find the same answer everytime.


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Nov 13, 1:34pm - #325099 
Originally Posted by UFCELI
If you do a search on AEM short ram on this website you will find the same answer everytime.


What? On which site? And what answer?

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Nov 13, 2:35pm - #325100 
Originally Posted by skym
What? On which site? And what answer?

This site:
http://www.aempower.com/product_intake.asp

The "answer" is that AEM doesn't make a Short Ram for the Celica. wink

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Nov 13, 3:24pm - #325101 
Just to add some detail, i was confused when i saw someone had posted about this a couple weeks ago and i called AEM and they told me that there is no AEM Short Ram for our car, only CAI

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Nov 13, 3:41pm - #325102 
Thanks for the info!
I called the place I ordered the Ram and they said that it was a misprint.
I'm thinking of getting a Bomz Racing Short Ram since it's so cheap.
Do you guys think this is ok?

http://www.bomzracing.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=683

I found one on ebay for $50.
I plan on getting a K&N filter later on. I heard that the piping doesn't really matter for short rams...
I hope the sound and quality is pretty good...


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Nov 13, 5:11pm - #325103 
Yeah, almost any eBay CAI will be the exact same as that Bomz one (AEM replica), but for 1/3 the price or less. Definitely get one off of eBay.

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Nov 13, 5:36pm - #325104 
Ok I'm getting the Bomz Short Ram Intake.
Thanks for all the help!


Quote:
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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Nov 13, 5:45pm - #325105 
AEM did make a Short Ram because I ordered one from a website and a week later a guy from the company called me and said they stopped production on the AEM SRI due to the fact that it was not making any horse power for the celica gt at all...he recommended a CAI but I just went with the Injen SRI...

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Nov 13, 8:21pm - #325106 
yeah i dont really think they ahve on either sicne on the pic on teh web side i saw it on that is a local shop her in norway they have picture of an CAI to.

maybe you get a CAI and they are n00bs and dont know wath they are selling or somthing

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Nov 13, 8:25pm - #325107 
So the Injen has gains?


Quote:
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Nov 14, 11:08am - #325108 
as long as you got it cheap...its ok...worst senario is when you pay 200 bucks for a fake AEM! thumbsdown


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Nov 14, 11:09am - #325109 
True True
At least the shop was nice enough to tell me the truth.
I cancelled it right away


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Nov 14, 11:14am - #325110 
Originally Posted by skym
So the Injen has gains?


yes. around 2-3 whp on average (depending on the car and the dynonameter type used).

and i'm glad to see i wasn't the first to say AEM doesn't make a shortram...i found that suprising as well

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Nov 14, 11:20am - #325111 
Yeah no gains for the AEM. surprising...
How can that be...


Quote:
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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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