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post #1 of 12 Old 09-02-2009, 04:10 AM Thread Starter
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M1 inlet on it's own: noticable difference?

I should be receiving my M1 inlet soon and in anticipation of fitting it I was wondering if I will notice any difference at all on my 5.9?

If so what will I notice?

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post #2 of 12 Old 09-02-2009, 11:45 AM
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fuel mileage probably not .... power & torque depends on the specs.....
biggest difference will be in your walllet....thinner

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post #3 of 12 Old 09-02-2009, 01:04 PM
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you'll get a hp increase, powerband will climb upwards a few hundred rpm so it may seem like a low end power loss. mileage may increase slightly.

'97 zj 5.2, some stuff, some other suff, and some things that even work sometimes.

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post #4 of 12 Old 09-02-2009, 01:14 PM
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you can get a turtle to fix the low end power loss though.

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post #5 of 12 Old 09-16-2009, 02:17 AM Thread Starter
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Well that doesn't sound to enthusiastic...I was under the impression that the M1 was a pretty big important thing overall when modding the Jeep power-wise?
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post #6 of 12 Old 09-16-2009, 04:24 AM
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Yes, but often mods work together, and some aren't very effective on their own, but help another mod work better.
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post #7 of 12 Old 09-16-2009, 11:03 AM
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is the M1 the only performance mod you'll have on it?

if so, like already stated, you may not notice it as much. I had CAI, bored TB, full 3" exhaust, and tune before i did the M1 and i could instantly feel the difference. but i dont know how it would be on a stock engine.

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The M1 Allows more air flow, so if your using a stock TB, your only getting in so much air, thus a bottle neck. Yes there will be some power gained, but the M1 is to be coupled with a TB and free flowing intake of your choice. Even then if you want your low-end power back a turtle is going to be needed for the M1. I'd rather suggest a stock intake thats ported or a "ported kegger".

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post #9 of 12 Old 09-16-2009, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
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Well I planned other mods as well such as a larger TB and headers coupled to a Kolak exhaust.
it just so happened that the M1's were in short supply so I thought I get one before it would be hard to get so to say...I do realise that mods tend to add up to eachother though!
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then buy it, it's a great piece(the hughes edelbrock airgap they modify is great too and not going anywhere soon).

'97 zj 5.2, some stuff, some other suff, and some things that even work sometimes.

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post #11 of 12 Old 09-16-2009, 08:33 PM
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I think you'll see more of an improvement than the others have said , If your intake is stock , the probability of a leaking plenum is extremely high w/o a hughes plate . The vacumn leak alone in a power loss . M1's have a one pc design , no plate , to me , that's worth the cost right there .

Your on the right track
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post #12 of 12 Old 10-05-2009, 04:13 AM Thread Starter
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BTW. What's a turtle???
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