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Hi all,

I figured I would finally make a thread about my K&N Typhoon 69-8610TTK Cold Air Intake but there won't be much information here about the install as it has been quite a long time since then. What I can say is I've had no issues with it since I've installed it except the bracket that holds the intake tube to the engine block broke. This caused me to get a P0101:Mass Air Flow Circuit Range/Performance. I was able to contact K&N and they sent me a replacement bracket and I've not had the code since then. What I suspect happen was that when the engine was under heavy load that shifting would cause the engine to shake so the intake tube would move just enough from the hose that it would allow some unmetered air.

I've included a small part of my spreadsheet to show how long I have had it, the amount of times I've recharged the air filter, the codes, and other bits of information. I will note that I had have the P0101 a couple of times beforehand, I had just not noted it down.

Regardless of what people say, I quite like my cold air intake because it sounds great and it is well protected. It has the heat shield to prevent as much heated air from getting in and it still uses the air inlet to get some of that cold air. I do suspect it is likely I lost some MPG but not to the extent that it is bad, if anything vehicle age has to do with it too. I had replaced the K&N oiled pod filter with a AEM dry pod filter but the AEM was damaged when I got into my car accident. I do plan on getting another AEM but I don't plan to get it until I need to recharged the K&N.

I had done an oil analysis some time after I got my AEM pod filter and evidently the K&N oil didn't do much so my oil analysis report came out with no notable issues. Since I do have the K&N pod filter back on, I will likely get another oil analysis either on my next oil change or the one after.

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Hi all,

I figured I would finally make a thread about my K&N Typhoon 69-8610TTK Cold Air Intake but there won't be much information here about the install as it has been quite a long time since then. What I can say is I've had no issues with it since I've installed it except the bracket that holds the intake tube to the engine block broke. This caused me to get a P0101:Mass Air Flow Circuit Range/Performance. I was able to contact K&N and they sent me a replacement bracket and I've not had the code since then. What I suspect happen was that when the engine was under heavy load that shifting would cause the engine to shake so the intake tube would move just enough from the hose that it would allow some unmetered air.

I've included a small part of my spreadsheet to show how long I have had it, the amount of times I've recharged the air filter, the codes, and other bits of information. I will note that I had have the P0101 a couple of times beforehand, I had just not noted it down.

Regardless of what people say, I quite like my cold air intake because it sounds great and it is well protected. It has the heat shield to prevent as much heated air from getting in and it still uses the air inlet to get some of that cold air. I do suspect it is likely I lost some MPG but not to the extent that it is bad, if anything vehicle age has to do with it too. I had replaced the K&N oiled pod filter with a AEM dry pod filter but the AEM was damaged when I got into my car accident. I do plan on getting another AEM but I don't plan to get it until I need to recharged the K&N.

I had done an oil analysis some time after I got my AEM pod filter and evidently the K&N oil didn't do much so my oil analysis report came out with no notable issues. Since I do have the K&N pod filter back on, I will likely get another oil analysis either on my next oil change or the one after.

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Can this fit on a 2003 Toyota Camry? Last time I bought an air intake I could’ve sworn there where extra hoses that went to idk what. My air box has this thing that sits on the back idk where to put it or it’s use when people have CAI it seems like it’s just a MAF sensor and done I need to know what hoses go where and what to do if I have an extra hose
 

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Can this fit on a 2003 Toyota Camry? Last time I bought an air intake I could’ve sworn there where extra hoses that went to idk what. My air box has this thing that sits on the back idk where to put it or it’s use when people have CAI it seems like it’s just a MAF sensor and done I need to know what hoses go where and what to do if I have an extra hose
Not my specific model but there should be another model for yours. Just check their website.
 

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What makes you think that terrible system provides colder air than what you were getting from the front of the grill with the ram air scoop and tuned plumbing? If you just got done running would you want to be in an open box under the hood with hot air or strapped to the grill with nice fresh cold air?

What makes you think that that terrible oil gauze is keeping dirt out as well as the original Toyota depth filtration synthetic fiber filter?


What makes you think that the oil from the crappy K&N filter is not ending up in the duct work and on the sensor????


All that K&N system is doing is allowing more dirt into the engine and creating a cool noise from the intake side of the engine. After say 10K miles of use your duct work and intake will be covered with what will feel like baby oil and baby powder like grit. Your UOA used oil analysis will start to show increased silicone during the warm months but fine during winter. That silicone bump will be from dirt getting ingested into the engine. It is not getting colder air in than the OEM.

On top of that you will not gain any HP or Torque even if you gained 15HP at peak how often do you drive at those rpm's? On top of that you have to deal with the constant drone you get and your otherwise nice car will sound ghetto. It is like putting glass pack Cherry Bomb or Turbo II exhaust on a Cadillac sedan!!! Mercedes Wagon with Cherry Bombs! LOL

If you just want to spend money to spend money buy some fuzzy dice and invest the rest!!! Buy tools! Buy non-fiction skill building books! Buy food! Stock up on synthetic oil and oil and air filters. Put money aside for tires or mortgage or something that builds equity. Invest in yourself! Leave junk car mods alone. Well at least your not buying Anime/Manga figures for $300+ but this can and will shorten the life of the engine at some point. What does Toyota recommend 20K or 40K mile change interval for their $12-$20 air filter? We had oil bath filters, oiled foam, gauze before we had paper air filters. Paper was as good as it got until glass like fiber airlifters came on the scene. Paper was a bit restrictive and pluged up fast but the type of OEM compressed synthetic fiber filter Toyota uses flows great and has fantastic life span as long as your not driving through the desert.
 

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  1. Nothing but I still like it
  2. Nothing but I still like it and I already said I plan on getting my AEM again
  3. My MAF has always been clean, the intake tube has always been clean, the throttle has always been clean
  4. I will determine that when I get my next oil analysis
  5. Apparently you've never heard my exhaust
  6. Don't need fuzzy dice, I have Neptune
I am simply doing the modifications that I had asked about in days past and creating threads for those who want answers instead of sarcastic answers from people like myself.

Does the K&N CAI increase in power? Probably not. Does it sound great? It sure does. Can it hurt my engine? By the time that happens it would need an overhaul. Should I reinstall my OEM air box? I've thought about it except someone threw it out so I am stuck with my K&N so I don't really care.
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