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Aug 24, 7:11pm - #39086 
K&N Intake

Just installed a K&N Typhoon Cold Air Intake today on my 2000 Celica GT. This was my first mod (aside from the S2000 antenna and fill-in decals, but those don't really count). A friend helped me, and it took us a couple of hours, but it really wasn't hard at all. It could have been done quicker, but we were very methodical in following K&N's very thorough, step-by-step instructions. Of all the instructions I've seen, K&N's is by far the most detailed and complete, which is part of why I bought a K&N instead of an AEM. The kit is very complete with all the necessary hardware and mounting places for all the stock sensors and tubes that are needed.

At idle the sound isn't much different, but acceleration between 4K-6K RPMs produces a much deeper, louder sound that before. Kind of hard to say what kind of power gain it provides, but so far I'm pretty happy.

I bought it brand-new off eBay from Koller Dodge for $125 plus $20 shipping. That's less than half the retail price and less than anything I've seen for AEM or Injen.


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Aug 24, 7:13pm - #39087 
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Aug 24, 7:50pm - #39088 
Good job. Props to you for installing it yourself! thumbsup

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Aug 24, 8:01pm - #39089 
Originally Posted by spyder00367
Good job. Props to you for installing it yourself! thumbsup


keep the mods coming thumbsup

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Aug 24, 9:00pm - #39090 
sweet thumbsup you saved yourself a ton of money & still got a good product. you should get about 1-3 horses out of it.

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Aug 24, 9:20pm - #39091 
Is that a Cold Air Intake? 1-3 hp seems rather low for a cold-air. I would think 6-8. It definately looks tight though good buy! thumbsup

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Aug 24, 9:42pm - #39092 
Nice thumbsup


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Aug 25, 5:29am - #39093 
Looking good man!

Can you scan the manual please?
Could you make a scan of the manual?
Just curious how much better the K&N manual is than the AEM manual


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Aug 25, 6:49am - #39094 
The install manual can be downloaded from http://www.knfilters.com/typhoon/69-8521.pdf

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Aug 25, 6:57am - #39095 
Originally Posted by Steve
The install manual can be downloaded from http://www.knfilters.com/typhoon/69-8521.pdf


Cool

thanks man

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Aug 25, 7:56am - #39096 
cool. congrats on the mod. It looks exactly the same as my AEM. wonder if there's any hp difference. Good job on the mod

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Aug 25, 10:54am - #39097 
lol when i was reading it and you said this is my first mod i was like...wtf...then i noticed your screen name was steve and not "steven"


but anyways good job looks cool!

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Aug 25, 4:13pm - #39098 
Those are some excellent instructions. Very clear and detailed. I just picked up an RVM Intake from e-bay and it was a disaster. It was missing hardware and the instructions were so bad you could not tell what tubes were going where.


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Aug 25, 4:35pm - #39099 
Originally Posted by lanceg33
Those are some excellent instructions. Very clear and detailed. I just picked up an RVM intake from e-bay and it was a disaster. It was missing hardware and the instructions were so bad you could not tell what tubes were going where.


yeah...dont buy anything like that from ebay.

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