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aem intake- injen sri #422239 Mar 21, 11:48am Mar 21, 11:48am
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aem intake- injen sri
im really confused right now, i just got a AEM CAI, then by cousin comes over and says, your motor is going to go to hell when it starts snowing, cause then your gonna get all that water from the snow inside your Intake, he said to go with a Short Ram. Now i prefer the AEM just cause it sound nicer and looks nicer, what do i do when it starts snowing again??? go back to the stock garage? help me out guys!!

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: sekytwo] #422240 Mar 21, 12:06pm Mar 21, 12:06pm
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get an ebay Short Ram? personally I would not get another Intake for $200, but I wouldn't get ebay either. best money saver idea would be stock, best performance option would be Injen SRI.

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: vcel523] #422241 Mar 21, 12:07pm Mar 21, 12:07pm
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get a tpr...it converts into CAI to SRI...


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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.
Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: ct] #422242 Mar 21, 12:17pm Mar 21, 12:17pm
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TPR!! but isnt it illegal, i heard you can get a fine for having it, but then i heard only in cali im from utah so i dont know but yeah thanks guys! thumbsup

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: sekytwo] #422243 Mar 21, 12:19pm Mar 21, 12:19pm
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look up your emission laws...but yeah it has no carb sticker but it was tested to pass the sniffer at inspections.


Originally posted by SKOOF:
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.
Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: ct] #422244 Mar 21, 12:26pm Mar 21, 12:26pm
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do you actually get inspections up there? we dont ahve any here in florida so we can get anyhting wink i think as long as its not inspected ur all good i would get tpr as well if ur in that situation. personally i jsut got SRI and dont have to mess with anythign else thumbsup

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: hombredelassrtas] #422245 Mar 22, 1:03pm Mar 22, 1:03pm
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I heard there is a huge waiting list to get the TPR Intake? is this true..cause i think you guys have converded me, i want one now!!! angry

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: sekytwo] #422246 Mar 22, 2:54pm Mar 22, 2:54pm
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Your not going to hydrolock when its snowing.


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Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: SLVCELI] #422247 Mar 22, 7:00pm Mar 22, 7:00pm
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So take your CAI out cut it in two and then join it back together with a coupling hose and some hose clamps, so you can convert between CAI and SRI mode. That's basically the secret behind the TPR Intakes ability to convert between the two modes.

When the weather is crappy undue the coupler and stick the filter back on the short piece.

The guy in this thread went halfway there when he converted his e-bay CAI to an SRI:

https://www.celicahobby.com/forums/...0/converted-ebay-aem-replica-to-sri.html

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: GTS2003BLK] #422248 Mar 22, 7:57pm Mar 22, 7:57pm
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you will only hydrolock if drown you filter or submerge it.

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: Pnoy] #422249 Mar 22, 8:23pm Mar 22, 8:23pm
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Not according to this thread:

https://www.celicahobby.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/362701/another-hydro-lock-victim.html

If you don't use a splash gaurd and or cover up your wheel well plastics holes and water repeatedly splashes on the filter, small amounts of water can be sucked through the filter and accumulate in the bend at the bottom of the CAI tube and get sucked up into the engine.

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: GTS2003BLK] #422250 Mar 23, 10:47am Mar 23, 10:47am
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just get the AEM bypass valve since you already have an AEM Intake.

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: shonen] #422251 Mar 23, 4:31pm Mar 23, 4:31pm
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you are fine with the Intake you have
shortram sucks after i have had it, i liked it, but blah.
CAI had better gains, just be careful with where you drive, i've already been through a crapload of situations and everything has been fine with my Injen CAI


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Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: VSGTS14] #422252 Mar 23, 6:33pm Mar 23, 6:33pm
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Whats the difference between a CAI and a SRI, and which one provides better preformance. And which would you reccomend, as far a companies go, I king of like the Injen CAI.

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Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: Celica_Noob] #422253 Mar 24, 12:47pm Mar 24, 12:47pm
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shortram sits in the engine bay...provides minimal gains since it's not getting the best of air around it.

CAI sits in in front of the wheel well, enabling it to breathe much better air and therefore more power.


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Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: VSGTS14] #422254 Mar 25, 12:04pm Mar 25, 12:04pm
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ahh the hell with it, im just gonna go back to stock Intake...wait i must be going crazy! wtf

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: sekytwo] #422255 Mar 25, 12:26pm Mar 25, 12:26pm
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Just make sure you cover the vent holes in the wheel well plastics and or use an Injen heat shield splash guard, that and use a little common sense about where you drive when in rains and you'll be fine.

Re: AEM intake- injen sri [Re: shonen] #422256 Mar 25, 12:42pm Mar 25, 12:42pm
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Originally Posted by shonen
just get the AEM bypass valve since you already have an AEM intake.


the bypass valve doesn't work for our cars.

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