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vcel523
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Feb 13, 11:00pm - #399582 
butterfly removal vs SRI

what do you guys think, I know SRI is a bit more power and sound, but will taking out the butterfly, and putting in a K&N be almost as good, and save me the time and money?

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Feb 14, 3:31am - #399583 
There is an installation guide and dyno pics in the installs section.


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Feb 14, 4:49am - #399584 
i dont think it would be the same but who know, i know i took my butterfly thing out and the car sounds a lot louder then before. but i have stock filter so i dont know

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Feb 14, 9:21am - #399585 
lol no comparison. I had the BfV out for a few months. Now have RMM SRI. OMG the sound is so much better. I relaly odnt know how much more hp you get. maybe like 1 or 2 more maybe, out of the like possible 3 or 4 max hp from a SRI wink But for the looks and sound alone it is well worth it. I highlt reccoment getting an SRI wether it be rmm, Injen, tpr or ebay wink

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Feb 14, 9:23am - #399586 
u have an 03 so i dont knwo how ur warrenty stands, but for mine i swap out the SRI with the stock Intake when i go in to have anythign done though. Dont trust toyota they will blame my speaker blowing on it wink ok amybe there not that bad bu still. So if you dont want that hassle just get k&n but it uw ant much more impressive sound get SRI

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Feb 14, 9:40am - #399587 
i have a few questions, please answer them for me smile

1. will removing the BFV result in a CEL?

2. can you direct me to a guideline on how to remove the BFV thumbsup

thanks for any help guys. wave


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Feb 14, 10:36am - #399588 
no cel from removing butterfly valve as long as you plug up the tube that connects to it. I used a large screw that wdged in there then electrical taped the bitch up wink if you dont plug this up you will get a cel.

here you go. gooluck buddy:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_57307_0_collapsed_2__1.html

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Feb 14, 2:54pm - #399589 
Thank you very much Dan, iim gonna try this thumbsup


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Feb 14, 4:29pm - #399590 
goodluck cheers and it only take liek 5 seconds to do it.

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Feb 14, 5:13pm - #399591 
Zero, don't you have a TPR Intake? If you do, then you don't need to remove the BFV because the BFV is on the stock Intake box which you already took off when you install the TPR Intake.

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Feb 14, 5:25pm - #399592 
Sorry bro, i dont have a TPR Intake. if you read that on my profile, its listed under "soon to be" grin


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Feb 14, 5:44pm - #399593 
Zero,

Do you have a TPR Intake on order? Have you gotten a date on when they will ship?

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Feb 14, 6:30pm - #399594 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
lol no comparison. I had the BfV out for a few months. Now have RMM SRI. OMG the sound is so much better. I relaly odnt know how much more hp you get. maybe like 1 or 2 more maybe, out of the like possible 3 or 4 max hp from a SRI wink But for the looks and sound alone it is well worth it. I highlt reccoment getting an SRI wether it be rmm, Injen, tpr or ebay wink



nicely said thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Feb 14, 8:11pm - #399595 
lol well except all the typos wink

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Feb 14, 10:24pm - #399596 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
lol well except all the typos wink


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Feb 16, 9:07am - #399597 
ive removed the BFV yesterday and it only took around 10 minutes. it was sort of difficult to remove the top part of the air box. i know it doesnt do much, but i've felt a noticable difference with my celica's performance - she feels faster!

i love the sound it makes and cant wait to get a CAI thumbsup


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Feb 16, 9:20am - #399598 
lol congrats. yea its soudns bit better. you will deff love the CAI sound though wink

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Feb 16, 9:37am - #399599 
^^^oh yeah! thumbsup


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