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AEM CAI or Short Ram? #43828 Sep 10, 5:33am Sep 10, 5:33am
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AEM CAI or Short Ram?
I've got an '01 GT AUTO. Is the AEM CAI or Short Ram better for my situation. I'm already worried about loosing too much low end being and auto but hydrolock worries me also.

Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: kewlrule] #43829 Sep 10, 5:37am Sep 10, 5:37am
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I wouldn't worry about hydrolock...people worry a lot but inless ur goin thru deep puddles you shouldn't have any worries...i'd get a CAI in my opinion thumbsup

Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: kewlrule] #43830 Sep 10, 6:55am Sep 10, 6:55am
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Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: isaac] #43831 Sep 10, 7:00am Sep 10, 7:00am
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i'm gettin a Short Ram (4 more days grin).. i guess it depends on where you live.. in NY eeeeeeeevery thing floods.. i wouldnt want to take a chance..especially after the rainy summer we had here.

Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: kewlrule] #43832 Sep 10, 8:21am Sep 10, 8:21am
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Deffinately CAI! unless you drive through lakes every day.

Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: kewlrule] #43833 Sep 10, 9:35am Sep 10, 9:35am
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Just dont go off-roading in the celica and you shouldnt have any problems with the CAI.


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Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: kewlrule] #43834 Sep 10, 12:27pm Sep 10, 12:27pm
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Ive talked to several different ppl who works in the auto performance industry and asked which one is better, Short Ram or CAI? they're answer was that theres hardly any difference. unless you're running a turbo or some other FI system there wont be much of a difference in gains.

Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: XxNavixX] #43835 Sep 10, 12:39pm Sep 10, 12:39pm
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Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: kewlrule] #43836 Sep 10, 12:58pm Sep 10, 12:58pm
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Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: kewlrule] #43837 Sep 10, 1:01pm Sep 10, 1:01pm
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is this the most overly asked question on the forum or what? anyways.. CAI all the way


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Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: XxNavixX] #43838 Sep 10, 1:38pm Sep 10, 1:38pm
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Originally Posted by XxNavixX
Ive talked to several different ppl who works in the auto performance industry and asked which one is better, short ram or cai? they're answer was that theres hardly any difference. unless you're running a turbo or some other FI system there wont be much of a difference in gains.
no difference confused not tru with Short Ram you are gettin cool/warm engine air vs. CAI is gettin fresh cold non engine air which in returns gives you more power just as long as the tubing isn't ungodly long then but the ones for the celicas are thumbsup

Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: kewlrule] #43839 Sep 10, 1:48pm Sep 10, 1:48pm
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CAI for performance...
shortram for show, no hydrolock, not as good in performance.


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Re: AEM CAI or Short Ram? [Re: VSGTS14] #43840 Sep 10, 2:05pm Sep 10, 2:05pm
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