|05-19-2012 09:46 AM|
|SirGeorgeKillian||So riddle me this batman. You put a cold air intake on your Jeep. So it is sucking in air that is a little cooler. It is sucking air through a manifold that sits an INCH ABOVE YOUR EXHAUST HEADER! Boy, it is a good thing you are sucking all that cold air in!|
|05-19-2012 09:14 AM|
|05-18-2012 08:10 PM|
Much like a "Hi-Performance Sound Package"...IOW, it sounds like it's got hi-performance...
Without doing the work to make the engine capable of moving more air (camshaft, heads, intake, exhaust, PCM, fuel system...and the list goes on...) all a CAI is going to do is make noise and let dust into the engine.
|05-18-2012 07:06 PM|
|05-18-2012 06:50 PM|
So what you all are saying is that I shouldn't have dropped a couple hundred on an intake for my new habit? Even though I have a lead foot and love weaving in and out of traffic. Not to mention I love the growl it makes. And I did notice a difference from the stock taking off from a dead stop.
Speaking as a person who has come from a long line of rice burners.
Not to mention that I have a 4.0 in my LJ
(I could be just stirring the pot more too <WEG>)
|04-18-2012 01:26 AM|
The issue isn't that they get dirty too fast, the issue is they let too much stuff go by. They don't catch the really fine particles of dust that paper elements do. Foam elements aren't any better than the stacked, oiled gauze that K&N type filters use.
|04-17-2012 09:29 PM|
|Patrick H||OK, you got me. I pull a 25ft trailer (with my truck) and I see WOT for periods of time. But, not @ redline. At least, not for too long..|
|04-17-2012 09:19 PM|
He He - some people complain the after market filters get dirty too fast.
Whats the purpose of the filter if it's not to catch the dirt before it goes into your engine?
WOT can be at any speed, even pulling a hill at lower RPM can be at WOT.
|04-17-2012 12:23 PM|
Geez when I want to go fast I just get in my Blown Stang and let it rip, 535 at the rear wheels will show you just how slow a Jeep is hehehe.
Now is this considered a CAI
|04-17-2012 12:09 PM|
It's much easier to run a snorkel up the handle.
|04-17-2012 12:02 PM|
|04-17-2012 12:01 PM|
|6InARowMakesItGo||This thread is fun. I can't wait to get my new CAI for my lawn mower.|
|04-17-2012 10:53 AM|
|04-17-2012 10:38 AM|
|WaterDR||One minute WOT in a fast Mustang and I don't think you would have a motor left.|
|04-17-2012 10:28 AM|
|04-17-2012 09:17 AM|
|04-16-2012 06:41 PM|
|04-16-2012 05:57 PM|
|WaterDR||If you are racing, you are at WOT all the time. In a jeep, you are not.|
|04-16-2012 05:03 PM|
|04-16-2012 03:32 PM|
|04-16-2012 03:26 PM|
|04-16-2012 11:54 AM|
Some people still believe in the Easter Bunny.
I think as long as something cost money, people will believe that it works and swear that their butt is calibrated to measure the hp gains
|04-16-2012 11:27 AM|
I thought we already hashed all this out...
Fact of the matter is, the stock intake/filter is capable of supplying more air than the engine needs, even at WOT and max rpm. Until you increase the engine's capacity to move air, both in and out, the stock intake/filter is NOT an issue.
Yes, temps play their part, but are engineered in as much as possible.
|04-16-2012 09:54 AM|
|04-16-2012 07:00 AM|
|04-16-2012 02:52 AM|
|lee indy||No maps? Um you must have a carb|
|04-15-2012 10:38 PM|
EFI dyno tuner for Chrysler huh.
|04-15-2012 09:34 PM|
|04-15-2012 09:11 PM|
|Patrick H||Even if it did make it lean (it won't) you'd get a DTC/MIL long before it was too lean to do any damage.|
|04-15-2012 08:53 PM|
|Jerry Bransford||A CAI won't cause an engine to run too lean since a CAI can't force more air into the engine than the engine is requesting/pumping into itself.|
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