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Aug 20, 3:52pm - #37674 
TRD AIR FILTER - A GOOD CHEAP MOD

just for the record, I installed this guy yesterday and yes it does make a diff...Even though I have a GT auto thumbsdown, I noticed at first when I turn the key it starts much much smoother, second, my muffler growls like never before, and my gears shift smoother...A slight increase in torque is noticeable too...Some sites claim hp gain as much as 5hp but mostly likely around 2-3 IMO..$55 out my pocket was well worth spent for this mod..Im trading my GT in at the end of this year otherwise I would of gone for the CAI... 2004 GTS 6sp man...I cant wait thumbsup

ps: painting my ac vents right now to match the rest..will be postin pics soon...


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Aug 20, 3:53pm - #37675 
dude no ones gonna buy your car if you paint the AC vents!! DONT!!!


by the way,is it an Air Filter or Oil Filter? i know the topic says Air Filter but i thought TRD only made an Oil Filter

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Aug 20, 3:57pm - #37676 
Its a trade in so I wont be selling, and I can always just get some from the dealer to replace, I have a very good hookup there...Yes, this is a Air Filter...Available at any toyota dealer, Mine was sold out but he had it there for me within 2 hrs thumbsup

click HERE for the TRD Air Filter part number...


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Aug 20, 4:01pm - #37677 
oh ok cool

dang so i can get an added 3 hp with my CAI

awesome dude! thumbsup

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Aug 20, 4:06pm - #37678 
confused CAI gets you more donnit?


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Aug 20, 4:07pm - #37679 
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
oh ok cool

dang so i can get an added 3 hp with my CAI

awesome dude! thumbsup


huh? confused


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Aug 20, 4:08pm - #37680 
Originally Posted by ct
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
oh ok cool

dang so i can get an added 3 hp with my CAI

awesome dude! thumbsup


huh? confused


he said the filter felt like it gave about 3hp

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Aug 20, 4:08pm - #37681 
yea huh iced blue?

the TRD Air Filter is a replacement filter for your stock Intake...
he said he would have gotten a full Intake but didn't because he is trading it in...
the Intake is the Air Filter...
TRD makes an Air Filter and Oil Filter.


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Aug 20, 4:10pm - #37682 
grin lol thanks for clearing that up


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Aug 20, 4:14pm - #37683 
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
grin lol thanks for clearing that up


I think i was confused on what they said and just blurted something out. grin tongue


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Aug 20, 4:14pm - #37684 
lollol


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Aug 20, 4:14pm - #37685 
im just gonna shut up now hehe


once again congrats on the Air Filter!!! POWER=GOOD

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Aug 20, 4:23pm - #37686 
the TRD filter is a K&N sourced filter made for TRD


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Aug 20, 4:29pm - #37687 
Thnx Iced..yeah I new K&N makes it, but I like to know I have TRD shit im my ride, seeing as I have most of the other stuff TRD ...I trust them...

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Aug 20, 4:32pm - #37688 
TRD TuRD hmm...coincedence? lol, i heard it from someone on the chat,forget who

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Aug 20, 4:34pm - #37689 
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
Im trading my GT in at the end of this year otherwise I would of gone for the CAI... 2004 GTS 6sp man...I cant wait thumbsup


2004's are gonna be 6-speed?


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Aug 20, 4:34pm - #37690 
i said it and someone else did too, on my sway bar thread i think


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Aug 20, 4:38pm - #37691 
Originally Posted by RacerX225
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
Im trading my GT in at the end of this year otherwise I would of gone for the CAI... 2004 GTS 6sp man...I cant wait thumbsup


2004's are gonna be 6-speed?


wtf dud you can get a 6 speed gts right now too crazy

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Aug 20, 4:38pm - #37692 
eek eek eek eek eek eek

OMG 2004 comes with HID's NIIIICE

webpage with 2003 2004 info click here


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Aug 20, 4:40pm - #37693 
Originally Posted by RacerX225
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
Im trading my GT in at the end of this year otherwise I would of gone for the CAI... 2004 GTS 6sp man...I cant wait thumbsup


2004's are gonna be 6-speed?


the 04 models are going to be the same as the 03...


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Aug 20, 4:43pm - #37694 
does this mean the gt will have vvtl-i ? or did they forget the gts


The new 2003 and 2004 Toyota Celica GT comes with a 1.8-liter double overhead cam (DOHC) 16-valve 4-cylinder with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) engine. The 2030 and next year's 2004 Toyota Celica comes with a 1.8-liter double overhead cam (DOHC) 16-valve 4-cylinder with Variable Valve Timing and Lift with intelligence


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Aug 20, 4:53pm - #37695 
Originally Posted by ssgsky
does this mean the gt will have vvtl-i ? or did they forget the gts


The new 2003 and 2004 Toyota Celica GT comes with a 1.8-liter double overhead cam (DOHC) 16-valve 4-cylinder with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) engine. The 2030 and next year's 2004 Toyota Celica comes with a 1.8-liter double overhead cam (DOHC) 16-valve 4-cylinder with Variable Valve Timing and Lift with intelligence


huh?
that's confusing...the GT and GTS will have the same motor...
THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 03 and 04 MODELS.


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Aug 20, 4:53pm - #37696 
Originally Posted by ssgsky
does this mean the gt will have vvtl-i ? or did they forget the gts


The new 2003 and 2004 Toyota Celica GT comes with a 1.8-liter double overhead cam (DOHC) 16-valve 4-cylinder with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) engine. The 2030 and next year's 2004 Toyota Celica comes with a 1.8-liter double overhead cam (DOHC) 16-valve 4-cylinder with Variable Valve Timing and Lift with intelligence


huh?
that's confusing...the GT and GTS will have the same motor...
THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 03 and 04 MODELS.


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Aug 20, 5:29pm - #37697 
so let me get this straight. i can get a TRD Air Filter for my celi for 55 dollars. or i get full Cold Air Intake for more than 150 dollars?


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Aug 20, 5:44pm - #37698 
yep...the Air Filter is just cheaper and easier but I think the CAI gets your a lil more HP...


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Aug 20, 5:56pm - #37699 
also, if you have a pain in the ass dealer, the ait filter isn't a "mod"

Just a heads up.


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Aug 20, 6:04pm - #37700 
True, but the dude here at Tustin toyota is all about TRD and mods grin so he always hooks me up thumbsup


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Aug 20, 6:04pm - #37701 
Originally Posted by Snake03GT
so let me get this straight. i can get a TRD Air Filter for my celi for 55 dollars. or i get full Cold Air Intake for more than 150 dollars?


the Air Filter is the same shape as the stock one...it doesn't perform ANYTHING like a CAI.


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Aug 20, 6:38pm - #37702 
well i know, but from what this guy says its performs quite nicely for 55 dollars. would you not agree?


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Aug 20, 6:43pm - #37703 
Originally Posted by Snake03GT
well i know, but from what this guy says its performs quite nicely for 55 dollars. would you not agree?


it performs better than stock...the stock Intake is still getting the same air flowing through it...
full CAI or shortram is much better.


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Aug 20, 6:46pm - #37704 
the TRD Air Filter will give you 2-3 extra horsepower on a STOCK setup. if you already own a Cold Air Intake they usually already come with an upgraded air Intake so replacing your AFTERMARKET Air Filter with another (the TRD one) will only give you very minimal--if any--extra hp.

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Aug 20, 6:47pm - #37705 
well im definitely not going with Short Ram and id rather not spend the cash on CAI so i think the Air Filter is gonna be my next mod. ill start shopping around for good prices


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Aug 20, 6:49pm - #37706 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
the trd air filter will give you 2-3 extra horsepower on a STOCK setup. if you already own a cold air intake they usually already come with an upgraded air intake so replacing your AFTERMARKET air filter with another (the TRD one) will only give you very minimal--if any--extra hp.


huh?
you cannot replace an aftermarket Intake with a TRD one...the TRD fits into the STOCK AIRBOX..its a square...
aftermarket are the cones that fit on the end of piping...

I am soo confused. confused confused


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Aug 20, 6:49pm - #37707 
gotta agree..for $55 its very good bang for the buck thumbsup

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Aug 20, 6:55pm - #37708 
just responding to blue when he said he could get an extra 3 hp PLUS the hp he already gained with his CAI--it won't happen. sorry for the confusion

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oh i see.


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