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whitecharsima
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Sep 16, 8:36pm - #45422 
intake lag?

i got a Injen CAI about a week ago..and i was wondering if you guys experience the same thing i am experiencing..during first gear...there seems to be like a lag on times..at around 3000-6000..it seems like it takes longers for it to move..and i am flooring it..please explain to me y is this happening..

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Sep 16, 8:38pm - #45423 
I have never heard of this.

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Sep 16, 9:17pm - #45424 
Originally Posted by Grand-Touring-Dan
I have never heard of this.


oh i have...this means your engine is about to die. you have about 200 more miles till detination. j/p lol. never heard of it either.

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Sep 16, 9:44pm - #45425 
yeah i have the same problem too...i dun know wat celica you have, but i have gts...at 3000 rpm there like a lost of power...i tried to race my car once after i install the Injen CAI...i lost really bad that night...i search around that if you put the Intake in...everything at less than 4000 rpm you will lost at least 9 horsepower...i have some old sport compact book...some how i find the info about that...If you want to race...at leat start at 4000 rpm...the stock Intake will go straight and not have a gap at 3000rpm...u will gain a lot at 4000 rpm to 6000rpm and over...if anybody know more about this...give ma a hoollllaaa too ppl...

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Sep 16, 10:09pm - #45426 
Injen sucks.

my Intake is an AEM duplicate and i never have any lags. smile

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Sep 16, 10:41pm - #45427 
Maybe you installed it wrong.

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Sep 17, 12:55pm - #45428 
Injen rules!! you suck


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Sep 17, 1:43pm - #45429 
lag?
check installation.


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Sep 19, 11:50pm - #45430 
Same thing happened to me, and i cleaned my sensor that is on the Intake(little wire), and it is 100% better, only mine was AEM CAI.


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Sep 20, 3:10pm - #45431 
where is this sensor located at?

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Dec 8, 1:57pm - #45432 
It is your MAF sensor. All you have to do is get some rubbing alcohol and a q-tip, and clean it off. It is very common because the cotton on the filter will sometimes get caught onto that sensor. I have only had to clean mine once, and it is good as new.


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Dec 8, 1:59pm - #45433 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
Originally Posted by Grand-Touring-Dan
I have never heard of this.


oh i have...this means your engine is about to die. you have about 200 more miles till detination. j/p lol. never heard of it either.


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Dec 8, 2:13pm - #45434 
There is a "dead" spot right before lift in all gears if you have an Injen CAI. That's what monkey wrench racing was working on with tuning.

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Dec 8, 4:27pm - #45435 
i have AEM but with Injen filter.what do you mean AEM duplicate?if you are talking about the ones on ebay,they are similar!i wouldnt go so far as to say duplicate.


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