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eBay parts vs reputable companies #450224 Sep 4, 10:47pm Sep 4, 10:47pm
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eBay parts vs reputable companies
So I see CAI for celica about 50-60 dollars on, ebay. I need a new filter and thought about a drop in in the stock air box but for the extra 20 I can just get a whole new Intake. Anyone able to tell me if there is a huge difference in power on ebay Intake compared to a AEM/Injen CAI?

Re: eBay parts vs reputable companies [Re: sskinyjeans] #450227 Sep 5, 1:55pm Sep 5, 1:55pm
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Seriously? Is this an already posted thread?

Re: eBay parts vs reputable companies [Re: sskinyjeans] #450233 Sep 5, 9:32pm Sep 5, 9:32pm
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Stick with a reputable company such as AEM, Injen, TPR or K&N.
This is what a generic eBay Intake for the Celica looks like...
https://www.celicahobby.com/photos/celica/engine/parts/ebay-Intake-generic/

Have a quick read through this thread and its links -
https://www.celicahobby.com/forums/...ow-do-i-install-my-short-ram-intake.html

And a quick search for "ebay Intake" turns up plenty of results, all saying its not much of a good idea -
https://www.celicahobby.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/search?q=ebay+intake

Also -
Originally Posted by skitz
Id recommend getting one that's made for your car. Generic ones don't always have the proper placement of hoses or sensor locations.

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