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Nov 24, 9:21pm - #335054 
CAI or Short Ram... Help Please!

Whats the difference between a CAI n' a Short Ram? What gives out more power? What would you prefer? idunno

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Nov 24, 9:31pm - #335055 
CAI = more power over SRI but you risk hydrolocking from rain(water getting in the Intake)

SRI less power but no water worries. smile


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i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Nov 24, 9:34pm - #335056 
thankz!!! thumbsup

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Nov 24, 9:50pm - #335057 
i heard that SRI is louder also. but all the stuff that LIVEFor2Day said is correct.

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Nov 24, 10:07pm - #335058 
Thanks for the clarification on the livefor2day virgil!! HAHA! most people don't get that! rofl

I was on xbox live once and some guy said, "are you ready live fourty two day" HAHA!


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i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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Nov 24, 10:08pm - #335059 
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Nov 24, 10:12pm - #335060 
Originally Posted by Live42day
Thanks for the clarification on the livefor2day virgil!! HAHA! most people don't get that! rofl

I was on xbox live once and some guy said, "are you ready live fourty two day" HAHA!



that's funny stuff..live fourty two day...haha


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Nov 24, 11:18pm - #335061 
I heard my friends say CAI is better and faster. You guys are funny! spineyes

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Nov 24, 11:38pm - #335062 
rofl rofl rofl

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Nov 24, 11:53pm - #335063 
is the sound of the SRI noticeable over stock Intake system?
how much louder is it?

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Nov 25, 1:27am - #335064 
SRI is louder than CAI. It bogs more than CAI and makes a little less hp than CAI.

CAI does the rest, but it has chance of hydrolocking.. and install you gotta go underneath the car and so forth

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Nov 25, 5:09pm - #335065 
i like the look for SRI better. but if you want pwoer go with CAI. wont be to much differnt but if you race coudl be a big difference. I live in florida where it rains allot so i went with a RMM Short Ram with heat shield (check profile). The SRI sounds awsome, esp when in lift. i had my Hood open and my friends looking in. revved it and ther went deff. ok not really but it was sweet.

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Nov 25, 8:08pm - #335066 
CAI sucks in colder, denser air, which is better for the engine. SRI is located under the Hood with tons of hot air. so yeah, CAI out performs SRI. if you don't care about performance and just for show, SRI is good. if you care about the air temp for you engine, CAI is a better choice. SRI is easier to clean the filter. and yes, when you slam on the gas, the throttle opens up and it's loud (shorter piping helps too)...

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Nov 25, 9:21pm - #335067 
get a tpr, Short Ram, and Cold air all in one, cold air is better than SRI

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Nov 25, 9:27pm - #335068 
ok thanx for the help guys thumbsup

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Nov 25, 11:42pm - #335069 
yep i heard tpr was really good


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Nov 26, 12:13am - #335070 
How much would a TPR be and where can i get it?

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Nov 26, 12:39am - #335071 
Originally Posted by remric07
How much would a TPR be and where can i get it?


They just opened up a website. You can purchase it there I believe.

Another question on TPR, how does it sound? Ricey or one of those nice growl??


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Nov 26, 12:51am - #335072 
if people knew exactly where the filter was located in a CAI...they wouldn't worry about hydrolocking.


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Nov 26, 9:53am - #335073 
unless ur mudding in a foot of water. but then again if ur doing that in a celica you shoudl be shot anyway smile

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Nov 26, 11:44am - #335074 
rofl rofl

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Nov 29, 4:26pm - #335075 
Short Ram sucks thumbsdown

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Nov 29, 4:28pm - #335076 
get the true CAI not the Short Ram thumbsup

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Nov 29, 6:23pm - #335077 
ok

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Feb 14, 5:48pm - #335080 
CAI. but im still scared of hydrolock. SRI heatsoats and if you're looking for performance, get CAI. However, SRI's are much louder. It's crazy.. my friend has a SRI in his rsx-s and i have a full CAI in my car... his is freaking loud.

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Feb 14, 5:57pm - #335081 
when i get $ im going SRI...jersey= 2 much shitty weather...or maybe ill just go TPR and have both thumbsup


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Feb 16, 5:52pm - #335082 
yup~ get CAI I just installed mine and its nice~~ grin
I can get you Injen CAI for $220 with FREE SHIPPING wave
Let me know happywink

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Feb 16, 7:34pm - #335083 
personally i like CAI


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Feb 16, 10:23pm - #335084 
Originally Posted by donovan
yup~ get CAI I just installed mine and its nice~~ grin
I can get you Injen CAI for $220 with FREE SHIPPING wave
Let me know happywink


Ok thankz man! thumbsup

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Feb 17, 7:34am - #335085 
TPR Intake vid (on GTS)

www.tuningprecisionracing.com/MOV02304.MPG

and its only 200 shipped wink


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Feb 17, 2:40pm - #335086 
is tpr legal?

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Feb 17, 8:20pm - #335087 
lol no its not CARB approved yet.


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Feb 17, 9:36pm - #335088 
damn thats wut i thought... i wouldn't want it then

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Feb 18, 4:48am - #335089 
what a lot of people are doin is taking the carb sticker off other Intakes. TPR isnt labelled so it looks like a generic Intake, and people just use the CARB sticker off an old Injen or whatever. I am lookin into getting everything carb approved smile


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Feb 18, 5:48am - #335090 
Both the CAI and SRI will give you some kind of bogging, thats the whole reason why TPR made there Intake, SRI, sucked, becuase of hot air from engine where it was located. CAI has always been the best, but, AEM and Injen have different gains for example, why becuase of the way the tube is constructed and the path for the air flow, all of those factors help with bogging at certain RPM's, each of those CAI's have different powerbands through the RPM band. Now the TPR Intake, has been able to compensate that, so if you have the money and patience to wait to get one, by all means, TPR all the way.


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Feb 18, 5:49am - #335091 
And that wasnt a sales pitch for TPR, just incase some gets mad saying that im trying to advertise it, i am just expressing my opinion for his question.!!!


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Feb 18, 3:11pm - #335092 
CAI IS WAY BETTER BUT WATER IN YOUR MOTOR SUCK TOO, JUST BUY A TWO PIECE CAI AND PUT A FILTER IN THE MIDDLE TO STOP WATER AS WELL TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A HEAT SHIELD... THIS HELPS ALOT...

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Feb 20, 9:45pm - #335093 
can't you put an AEM bypass valve so stop the hydrolock?

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