Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,408
CelicaRacer05
Specialist
CelicaRacer05

Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,408
Englewood, CO
Jan 15, 4:37pm - #83580 
Gains with K&N stock box air filter

What gains have people seen with replaceing the stock filter with an upgraded one, such as K&N's, Waiting on Intake, but the car seems to be slacking, thinking it the air flow/managment. the car is a 2000 gt celica, what else could it be? or when do you change your filter if your running stock air box?

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Jan 15, 6:50pm - #83581 
I replaced mine with a K&N. I didn't notice too much difference, and I doubt that there is much difference. Probably 2-3hp increase.

You do get a little bit more air flow, and you don't ever have to replace it.. those are two characteristics that make it better than the stock throw-aways.

It's not that expensive of a part, I think it's worth it. Otherwise you'll just be throwing away the dirty ones every so often.


[Linked Image]
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 2,451
DiabloGTS
Wheezy Joe
DiabloGTS

Wheezy Joe
2002 Kawasaki Ninja 250

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 2,451
Lafayette, LA
Jan 15, 6:54pm - #83582 
I noticed build up on the MAF.

The filter came to me over oiled, and it caused a CEL.

Oddly, my car runs smoother and louder with a stock airfilter.. spineyes


To have played and laughed with enthusiasm
and sung with exultation
To know even one life has breathed easier
This is to have succeeded.
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Gen7fan
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
Gen7fan
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Maryland
Jan 15, 6:55pm - #83583 
I have the TRD Air Filter (made by K&N), I did notice a differece but as far as HP goes 1 or 2 maybe. I got it because you can clean it, which will save money in the long run. Plus I got it for $40.00 (shipped) brand new off of Ebay.


When I had my stock Air Filter I would replace it every 3rd oil change. You may need an induction cleaning, how many miles are on your car?

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 171
OOSilver_S
Member
OOSilver_S

Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 171
Illinois
Jan 15, 7:47pm - #83584 
I have a K&N filter in and while installing I took out the butterfly valve thingy, from the two I noticed less of a bogging feeling at takeoff and better throttle response.

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 92
shabu
Member
shabu
Member

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 92
Jan 15, 7:56pm - #83585 
I put in a K&N and cheated the butterfly valve open all the time (didn't remove the whole assembly because the front of the filter didn't seem to seal all the way without it) and it made a noticable difference. It doesn't blow you away, but it's worth the money if you aren't going to buy an Intake.

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
SwiftCelGTS
SwiftCelGTS
2000 Toyota Celica
Lexington, Kentucky

Posts: 1,675
Joined: February 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
02' Celica GT pictures - New member
by Daweed. 05/21/2017 3:34 PM
Engine Developed Slight Tapping Noise
by ciaranleeman. 05/17/2017 12:49 AM
Apexi N1 exhaust
by Felix0697. 05/15/2017 4:58 PM
Toyota celica GT 2004 - 6 gears?
by Arve2afm. 05/13/2017 5:33 AM
FS: Custom OEM Tsunami Badge
by 00BlkCeli. 05/08/2017 11:11 AM
Looking for parts sources
by Calparts. 05/05/2017 11:18 PM
2004 GTS my 6th gear going to neutral by itself
by CapistranCelica. 05/05/2017 3:16 AM
1994 Celica Veilside Body Kit
by TheFernMan. 05/02/2017 8:30 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170512)