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Old 10-06-2014, 05:18 PM
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Im trying to boost the speed and acceleration of my 2008 4d jk with 2in lift without sacrificing reliability. Ive been doing research for awhile on various upgrades and I want some opinions now. Im looking at a CAI, exhaust, and carb.

Im looking at a mopar cai, magnaflow exhaust, and edelbrock performance carb. Any other suggestions?

Note: I have already used the search extensively on here and other forums which is how I cam up with these 3 specific parts.

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Why the hell are you looking at carburetors? Your Jeep is fuel injected. Not only is it going to be emissions illegal (if you're in a location that cares), you're going to lose power and fuel economy, and reliability as well.

I don't know if Jeep has built anything with a carb since the 80s. My 1993 was fuel injected. You were reading the wrong threads if people were recommending carbs.

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Lol. Sell the thing an get a 3.6
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Not sure if you are serious or this is a troll thread, but if you have searched this forum extensively then you would know most people here think changing to a CAI & replacing the exhaust for greater HP yields little improvements. I don't think I have heard anyone wanting to put a carburetor on a new jeep. Perhaps changing the gearing will help with the improved acceleration you are looking for.

If not go with YJmaddness's suggestion and get the 3.6.
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You might need to expand your shipping options. Brown Santa won't drop the Hemi on your porch steps.
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Lol. Sell the thing an get a 3.6
The 3.6 isn't that much of a speed demon either
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The 3.6 isn't that much of a speed demon either
No jk really is. Guess he better sell it and buy a mustang, or hemi swap or supercharge or turbo or whatever.... 3.8v3.6 night and day difference for sure. Just sayin.
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[QUOTE=" I don't know if Jeep has built anything with a carb since the 80s. My 1993 was fuel injected. You were reading the wrong threads if people were recommending carbs.[/QUOTE]

I had a 92, as I remember the first year for fuel injection was 91.
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Howdy,
Im trying to boost the speed and acceleration of my 2008 4d jk with 2in lift without sacrificing reliability. Ive been doing research for awhile on various upgrades and I want some opinions now. Im looking at a CAI, exhaust, and carb.

Im looking at a mopar cai, magnaflow exhaust, and edelbrock performance carb. Any other suggestions?

Note: I have already used the search extensively on here and other forums which is how I cam up with these 3 specific parts.
Welcome to the Forum and to 2014AD!

It really appears like you have done extensive research but trying reading some more contemporary material dated after 1985.
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Welp, I'll take the troll bait.

What gears are you running? What size tires? Most people find the biggest increase in drivability and acceleration from a simple gear ratio change. Go up to 4.10 or 4.56 if on stock tires. get a higher ratio if on oversized tires.
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TROLL lets see a picture of U and your Jeep
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Man, I REALLY wanted this to be true.
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Man, I REALLY wanted this to be true.
So that Betty Crocker intake I bought on eBay for $100 isn't really going to deliver 40mpg and 400 hp? Hopefully it will taste good.
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Yeah, put a carb on it! Haha, hey I must say the 3.6 is pretty fast for a jeep. I think the quarter mile time is 15.3 or something. It is much faster than a 4.0, that's for sure.
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