|02-13-2011 11:23 AM|
Many of the posts here that I looked through last night seemed to indicate that the single platinum plugs don't agree with the Jeep motors. Although there wasn't much here specific to JK, there were a number of threads in the TJ forum on this topic. I'm still looking around (google, etc) to see if there is a particular reason why a double platinum plug might not be a good fit.
|02-12-2011 09:52 PM|
|02-12-2011 09:39 PM|
|trennmaschine||ESP: Yep. I went through some conversation with the mech that works on my Jeep at the dealer, a guy at Quadratec, and even a customer service tech at K & N to make sure that the filter would work, since I really like the K & N intake systems (look cool) but wanted to make sure that whatever mod I made could take a bit of abuse. I can look up the part number if you like. The only addition to the stock air box is a sticker that tells whoever looks at it "DON'T THROW THE AIR FILTER AWAY!" - I had this happen to both my motorcycle (a $92.00 filter) and on my old Pathfinder ($89.00). The next idiot that tosses one of mine gets to speak with Mr. Glock.|
|02-12-2011 09:30 PM|
|02-12-2011 09:25 PM|
ESP: I'm using the stock air box with a K & N filter inside, replacing the stock filter. I haven't installed an exposed filter _in place of_ the stock air box. Is that what you meant?
|02-12-2011 09:24 PM|
Thanks for the reply. I've used these plugs on other vehicles, but this is my first Jeep so I'll search the forums here for other threads on the topic. I appreciate the heads up!
|02-12-2011 09:16 PM|
|02-12-2011 09:12 PM|
|rics1997||There huge argument about double-platinum plugs in Wranglers. Several people on the forum have posted problems with these plugs while others say that they work great. Some say it is only the single platinum that are a issue so the debate runs on. I would research more on them before just putting them in.|
|02-12-2011 08:59 PM|
ESP: Would the addition of a snorkel kit solve that problem? I've been considering doing it (or adding a K & N intake system). The only nervous part of the snorkel kit is cutting the hood...
Advice/Input for this is welcomed!
|02-12-2011 08:53 PM|
|ESP||Sounds like a good start, watch out for water/mud crossings with that filter though.|
|02-12-2011 08:50 PM|
First Round of Mods Done
So far, I got -
Borla Performance Cat-Back Duel Stainless
Jet Performance Stage 2 Chip
K & N Air Filter
K & N Oil Filter
Drake SS Grill Insert
RR SS Locking Gas Hatch
PIAA Silicone-Injected wiper blades
DUI Screamin Demon Coil
DUI Live Wires
Champion double-platinum plugs
I'll post a pic or two of the exhaust tomorrow in daylight.