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Cold Air Intake... #442916 Apr 14, 11:23pm Apr 14, 11:23pm
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Cold Air Intake...
I was reading the reviews of both CAI on this site, AEM and Injen..whats the difference between the two? They are both rated thesame. And, can i actually have one installed in a 6th generation celica GT? I went to a site..http://www.coximport.com/AEM/inductionapps.html and they seem to have all different types of CAIs...Are the CAI different depending on the make and model of the car?


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Clyde] #442917 Apr 14, 11:36pm Apr 14, 11:36pm
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Of course, CAIs are different from a model to another. The shape of the piping is based on the ''easiest way down'' to cold air usually. I don't really know what a 6th gen engine looks like but if it's different than a 7th gen ( And I'm sure it is ), there is definatly a CAI with a shape built for your gen. Now about Injen and AEM... AEM is said to be good on lower rpms power outpout and Injen at higher or is it the opposite... Just look around the posts. grin


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: JuL] #442918 Apr 14, 11:42pm Apr 14, 11:42pm
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hmmm...tough decision..


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Clyde] #442919 Apr 15, 12:11am Apr 15, 12:11am
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Originally Posted by Clyde
hmmm...tough decision..

I bet ! Didn't break my head and went for those 20 bucks CAIs on ebay !! 1 Week after, I removed that crappy filter (that already had rust and half the filter was wearing off) and replaced it with a Shielded Ractive Intake but the piping is still ok wink


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: JuL] #442920 Apr 15, 3:56am Apr 15, 3:56am
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Theres more than 2 CAIs' and one thats better than AEM and Injen...


TPR Intake! - Injens high end with AEM's low end and NO BOGGING!
TPR EXHAUST! - Exhaust made 10.5 whp peak and 32 whp at 6300 on my car!!!
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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Easy_C] #442921 Apr 15, 4:10am Apr 15, 4:10am
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Whats better than those two?


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Clyde] #442922 Apr 15, 5:41am Apr 15, 5:41am
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^^^ i think he is referring to his TPR but they are not out yet.

Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: RookieGTS] #442923 Apr 15, 2:51pm Apr 15, 2:51pm
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plus the TPR Intake is only for the 7th gen so far.

if i remember correctly, AEM makes Injen. but its jsut that one brand focuses on different points...ie AEM-low end and Injen-high end. thumbsup


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Zero] #442924 Apr 15, 8:56pm Apr 15, 8:56pm
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well, im not really a raceer, so ill stick to AEM..


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Clyde] #442925 Apr 16, 9:13am Apr 16, 9:13am
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that 5SFE has a pretty decent low end as is. I'd go with Injen if that makes high end...or I could just make one since I have another GT around my area...


TPR Intake! - Injens high end with AEM's low end and NO BOGGING!
TPR EXHAUST! - Exhaust made 10.5 whp peak and 32 whp at 6300 on my car!!!
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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Easy_C] #442926 Apr 16, 9:33am Apr 16, 9:33am
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^^^ eek for a 6th gen? there arent that many parts for them, but im sure you can find a lot of buyers. thumbsup


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Zero] #442927 Apr 16, 6:23pm Apr 16, 6:23pm
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what do you mean by a lot of buyers?


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Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: Clyde] #442928 Apr 16, 11:08pm Apr 16, 11:08pm
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Ok Clyde, I might suggest you make a custom CAI. A 2.5"-2.75" pipe with a K&N filer. It would cost you about $20-$40 + filter. You can get the pipes mandrel bent at any shop that does mandrel bends. Don't get crush bend. AEM doesn't make a any Intake sytems for the 6th gen. There aren't many aftermarket products for the 6th gen. I know, I used to own one until a month ago.

Also I might suggest going to www.6gc.net there are many knowledgable people that have down a lot of custom work on the 6th gen celi. Check it out.

Re: Cold Air Intake... [Re: hs2g] #442929 Apr 17, 12:15am Apr 17, 12:15am
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yeh, ive checked that site out..but it doesnt feel so lively..

It sucks that there arent much after market parts for the 6th gen. Well, i'll try and go with your idea..thanks for the input thumbsup


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