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Old 04-19-2013, 10:22 PM   #1
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Cold air intake?

Thinking about installing a k&n cold air intake advice? Thanks!

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Old 04-19-2013, 10:26 PM   #2
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DON'T DO IT

A simple search on here will reveal many many threads and reasons why.

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Old 04-20-2013, 12:20 AM   #3
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1: save your time reading all the bs online. 2. Save you're money and don't do it. Don't you need shocks or lift or decals or a road trip anything but cold air bs.
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Old 04-20-2013, 12:53 AM   #4
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Cold Air Intakes work great on big blockdiesel motors w/ turbos. They don't to crap on our TJ motors.
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Old 04-20-2013, 04:57 AM   #5
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What about throttle body spacer, same?
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Old 04-20-2013, 05:33 AM   #6
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Spacers can help performance when placed under carburetors or older styles of throttle bodies that were TBI (throttle body injection) systems, but they don't do a thing to help with modern throttle bodies that pass nothing but air.
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Old 04-20-2013, 05:49 AM   #7
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That's what i was thinking, spin the air to mix it but the mixing is happening in the cylinder so the ports are more important than the manifold
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Old 04-20-2013, 07:58 AM   #8
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A K&N filter could be useful, if nothing else because they are reusable. But $300 + for a CAI is a waste of your cash. Just not enough benefit in performance or mileage to justify $300.
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Old 04-20-2013, 08:12 AM   #9
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Thinking about installing a k&n cold air intake advice? Thanks!
install it on your drag race car, not your Jeep.

See here: Cold Air Intake FAQ
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Old 04-20-2013, 02:56 PM   #10
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IMO the only reason to install an aftermarket air intake on a Jeep is to claim the under hood space for a york OBA mod.
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Old 04-20-2013, 03:07 PM   #11
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my brothers and i did a k&n cold air intake for my dads TJ for a fathers day.

gave it a nicer sound in our opinion, and the placebo effect made us feel like we boosted a few more horsepower.

for the money people say its not worth it, but hey; it feels nice saying youve got an upgraded intake
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A K&N filter could be useful...
A K&N is EXTREMELY useful at letting additional offroad dirt & dust into the engine.

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