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trying to decide on a CAI #432586 Apr 2, 10:43am Apr 2, 10:43am
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trying to decide on a CAI
I was reviewing the reviews on here for CAI. AEM and Injen are what and what. The neg on AEM were CEL's on one review. What the hell is a CEL. The Injen neg was low rpm bogging from multiple reviews. Give me opinions I am about to choose which one to buy. [color=red][/color] hit whip

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: BLUBYU] #432587 Apr 2, 10:56am Apr 2, 10:56am
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CEL = Check Engine Light

In my opinion a CAI isnt worth it. Just and attempt to make the Celica a little bit faster. But to each his own.

I would go with an AEM thumbsup

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: KickScrew] #432588 Apr 2, 11:01am Apr 2, 11:01am
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I have the little machine that tells you what it is for and clears it. so it would be easy to diagnose. It cost 150 from any autozone. Thanks for the exp. Any body else has any input on the two brands and does you cel come on
?

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: KickScrew] #432589 Apr 2, 11:01am Apr 2, 11:01am
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it depends on where you want the power benifits AEM=low end Injen=top end


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Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: BLUBYU] #432590 Apr 2, 11:01am Apr 2, 11:01am
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I am leaning toward AEM

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: BLUBYU] #432591 Apr 2, 11:24am Apr 2, 11:24am
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RMM SRI!!! little power, kick ass sound, spiffy looks thumbsup ok sorry i kwno this is a CAI form but i jsut figured i woudl throw tha tin there. I woudl personally get AEM for mroe low end power. esp becasue you ahve gts, you have decent topend already. thumbsup

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: hombredelassrtas] #432592 Apr 2, 2:13pm Apr 2, 2:13pm
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I actually went for an eBay CAI and could not be happier after a little modification.

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: siphon] #432593 Apr 2, 3:24pm Apr 2, 3:24pm
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Originally Posted by siphon
I actually went for an eBay cai and could not be happier after a little modification.


that's the key. to get the most out of AEM or Injen or EBAY Intakes, you have to modify them

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: jway83] #432594 Apr 2, 3:59pm Apr 2, 3:59pm
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yea if ur goign to modify it, then just get ebay anyway smile

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: hombredelassrtas] #432595 Apr 3, 5:36am Apr 3, 5:36am
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what kind of mods are you all talking about?

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: BLUBYU] #432596 Apr 3, 8:34am Apr 3, 8:34am
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also I keep hearing about TPR CAI. what is that and feedback on it. Anybody have their website?

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: BLUBYU] #432597 Apr 3, 5:10pm Apr 3, 5:10pm
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TPR claims it has the lowend of AEM and midrange of Injen. Never a cel nor bogging in there Intakes and best gains

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: xlonelydrifterx] #432598 Apr 3, 5:26pm Apr 3, 5:26pm
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as what speedducky said
what are you looking for? do you tend to stay in the high RPM's a lot more? then get Injen
if you stay within low end, then stay with AEM


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Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: VSGTS14] #432599 Apr 5, 9:18am Apr 5, 9:18am
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looking for low rpm so leaning toward AEM till i heard about tpr. Any prices or experience with tpr here.

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: BLUBYU] #432600 Apr 5, 9:25am Apr 5, 9:25am
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Get tpr if they have them out right now or get AEM. You wont get a cel (provided you install it correctly) if you buy a new AEM Intake. It was the old ones that threw cel's.


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Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: SLVCELI] #432601 Apr 5, 12:26pm Apr 5, 12:26pm
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thanks SLVCELI

Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: BLUBYU] #432602 Apr 5, 3:32pm Apr 5, 3:32pm
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if you got a GT, you def. want the AEM. I have it and it feels great. i was looking over the install guide on ecelica just to get the gist of things, and just like that i installed it and to this day, i have not gotten a CEL.

The Gen2 AEM Intakes are great, just like SlvCeli said "the older ones threw out CELs"

If you can wait long enough for the TPR Intake, then get it. TPR Intake has both characteristics of AEM and Injen and the gains are better than what both CAIs can offer. thumbsup


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Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: Zero] #432603 Apr 5, 3:32pm Apr 5, 3:32pm
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Suprastore.com has the AEM CAI for a great price. thumbsup


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Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: Zero] #432604 Apr 6, 2:38pm Apr 6, 2:38pm
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what modifications are needed to be done to the ebay Intake


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Re: trying to decide on a CAI [Re: SIKZBEEDGTS] #432605 Apr 10, 7:45am Apr 10, 7:45am
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thank zero

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