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Old 04-12-2013, 06:08 PM   #1
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:46 PM   #2
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Nice find. I wonder why the results of their CAI testing didn't surprise me in the least?

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Old 04-12-2013, 06:50 PM   #3
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I preach this to my circle of friends and they always look at me like I just took a dump on their hood.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:40 PM   #4
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That was posted here, or on JF a while back. I'm waiting for people to start mounting their air filters to the front bumper..
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:47 PM   #5
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Oh well this is simple to explain. The reason that didn't make any gains is because the filter wasn't K&N! Duh!!
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:48 PM   #6
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That was posted here, or on JF a while back. I'm waiting for people to start mounting their air filters to the front bumper..
I actually hold mine with my left arm out of the window. This has a cold air/snorkel effect. The best of both worlds!
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:08 PM   #7
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I've been wanting a chrome tube bumper anyhow, so I'll zip tie my air filter to it.
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:10 PM   #8
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I work at a VW dealer & I cant count how many people take the factory airbox out that gets its air intake from out of the engine bay & put in a "hot air intake" that now is sitting in the hot engine bay sucking its air.Um,hello??
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:20 PM   #9
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:26 PM   #10
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Oh well this is simple to explain. The reason that didn't make any gains is because the filter wasn't K&N! Duh!!
You are 100% correct!! I put the K&N on.....BAM!....Instant HP and torque gains. Those things work Wonders
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:31 PM   #11
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Great clip thanks for sharing. We have always heard COIs and K&N type filters were useless for most applications. Hopefully some people will save their $$$ and buy more Big Macs instead.
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:10 AM   #12
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Yeah right, you guys and your "science", lol. What's next? Stickers don't REALLY add horsepower?

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Old 04-13-2013, 10:53 AM   #13
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How DARE you guys say it's useless! My CAI gives me +0.123456 mph!!
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I bought my S2K with a CAI already on it. The most useful gain I got out of that CAI is I literally could not drive it in the rain... So the car stayed clean.
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Very informative. Thanks
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:43 PM   #16
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Yes, very informative! I've been curious if the CAI was all myth or reality and this makes a strong case for myth. I do wonder about one thing, though... their test setup. It was using a car that basically already had one from the factory, so the results didn't surprise me at all. I'd love to see the same test on a factory wrangler vs a snorkel. That would make it a lot more compelling for us here. Then we'd see a setup with no performance tuning as a baseline, unlike the factory setup of the car used.

Note that I have no opinion either way. I don't have one now and would simply like to know if there is anything I can do to get a bit more power from my 3.8 jkur.
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Hey im new to the forum. Im tyler. Just thought i would check out these posts.

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