tC cold air intakes

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  1. brownfield

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    Is it worth it to go with the TRD one for like $200 more than an AEM or K&N? I know for sure the TRD one is covered by my warranty, but I'm not trying to pay upwards of $500 to have it installed and everything for a CAI. I'd rather just pay for the part and DIY, but has anyone heard any problems w/ aftermarket cold air intakes screwing up the car? Thanks for the help.
     
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    The TRD part is a rebadged AEM... so, no.

    Other people seem to like the Injen, whatever that's worth.
     
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    Zylo big time. hard line. bad luck.

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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    lots of money for 3Hp
     
  5. brownfield

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    yeah... i've been hearing you lose power through 1st and 2nd gear. so i'm gonna say no dice.
     
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    Spend time researching the different diameters and what effect they have on power output.

    If you really want one, I'd go with the warranty covered one only if your Toyota dealership is full of dicks. Odds are, they're smart enough to know that an aftermarket intake isn't going to cause problems with anything else, for the most part.
     

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