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MSRP: $300.00
Average Price: $58.82
Manufacturer: HomeMade
Recommended?
Yes: 58 / No: 5

what i did here seein as i own an older RENIX 4.0L (no one makes **** for these engines so ya gotta do it your self)

any way i took a piece of 3" stainless exhaust pipe in a 12" length cut the needed holes for the hses from the airbox i brazzed on the needed fittings and went out and got the biggest K&N filter they had(6X9K&N w/3" mouth) slapped it all together and tossed that crappy old restrictive airbox and havent had a regret

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kn7676
Registered User
kn7676's Reviews

02-11-2009, 10:06 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $100.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: i made a custom cold air intake, it is flex tube with a k&n air filter, and a alluminum housing


thetrashman

Registered User
thetrashman's Reviews

01-13-2009, 05:13 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Recommended? Yes

Comments: in the process of making one again.
but i had one befor in my old yj
and it worked killer!
just put it out of the way of water!


XJ99RedNY
Registered User
XJ99RedNY's Reviews

01-13-2009, 03:02 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $50.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: ebay tube with K&N cone filter, along with a cardboard box to prevent water from getting near the filter, sure sounds cool. dont know if i got any gains though


customzj91
Registered User
customzj91's Reviews

12-30-2008, 03:22 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $30.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: i made one with pvc pipe but it ended up cracking so i just threw the filter on the throttle body itself


CrazyWJ242
Registered User
CrazyWJ242's Reviews

12-28-2008, 11:02 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $100.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: 90 and 45 degree bend, and CCV tube. K&N Filter next to radiator for some nice cold flow




zackXJ
Registered User
zackXJ's Reviews

12-10-2008, 01:29 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $57.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I made a cheap and easy cold air box by cutting a sun deflector shade into shape as a heat shield and also wrapping part of it on the intake tube. I then cut out part of the air box to give it some more flow. Oh ya, and a drop-in K&N. Sounds great and seems to help quite a bit!


LTD 318ZJ
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LTD 318ZJ's Reviews

12-04-2008, 09:58 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Recommended? Yes

Comments: This a copy of the AEM/K&N intake. I have access to a mandrel bender. I used 3.5" tube for the charge pipe. Fabricated some sheet metal as a heat shield. Also covered up the hole below the air box to avoid water intake.


keat

Registered User
keat's Reviews

11-09-2008, 03:58 AM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $60.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: only cost 60 bucks total..using an autozone coupling, which was clamped on to a 90* 3 inch diameter tube..coupled and clamped to a 2.5 inch piece of pipe off a cut up civic intake..with an AEM filter on the end. works great..sounds good..helps with throttle response and acceleration it seems like..judging from my butt dyno.


Nightdrv
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Nightdrv's Reviews

09-19-2008, 12:07 AM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $25.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Yes, eBay. Haters go away. Money is tight. Got a simple long tube intake, with a great filter. Eventually will get an AEM Brute Force intake. But for now, this works wonderfully.


joemadoo
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joemadoo's Reviews

09-04-2008, 12:40 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $20.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Spent about 20 bucks on this intake, very simple. Beats spending over 200 bucks for a name brand in my opinion.


dukie564

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dukie564's Reviews

08-14-2008, 01:45 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $48.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Custom Intake from ChromeIntakes on ebay. BADASS looking intake, 3" Pipe, blue hoses and elbow, sweet filter.

Price included shipping


Morris4x4Center

Vendor
Morris4x4Center's Reviews

07-25-2008, 12:07 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Pros: inexpensive, should do the trick
Cons: if you aren't handy...
Recommended? Yes

Comments: If you aren't handy, we have a full selection of Jeep Cold Air Intakes and Snorkels from Airaid, Volant, K&N and more. Always the guaranteed lowest prices!!!


LCFRJEEP

Registered User
LCFRJEEP's Reviews

07-25-2008, 07:32 AM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $32.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I purchased one of the $20.00 El-cheapo intake's off of EBAY and really not to bad. Didn't really notice much of an improvement performance wise but did create a nice sound on acceleration!!


FavaGuitars
Registered User
FavaGuitars's Reviews

07-18-2008, 03:23 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Modified the stock air box by jigging out the front and side of the box so it gets better air flow and sounds better. Really loud! But Also free and you can't beat that.


Lee Iaccoca
Registered User
Lee Iaccoca's Reviews

07-16-2008, 05:52 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Pros: Thermotec products have so far worked as advertised; Better Running Jeep at all RPMs
Cons: Intake Manifold is a b!tch to wrap completely; Entire Setup is a bit of a beta test -- see how it holds up
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have tried a variety of intakes - stock, w/KN panel, Cone with metal tube, back to stock and paper. The one thing that alway bugged me about any of the so-called cold air setups for Wranglers was the heat-soak you'd still be facing having the intake manifold right above the exhaust manifold. Touch the intake manifold some time after you've been driving for a while -- it'll be burning hot.

I was going to leave everything stock -- airbox and paper filter -- and just wrap the intake manfold in some thermotec tape. But I said "what if I took this cold air business a little further." And of course a project ensued:







With the apparent intake temperature drop, low end is nice now. You move out a lot quicker. At highway speeds you do probably get a slight positive pressure, too -- like 1/10th of 1% lol I don't have the plastic rectangular headlight pieces in place currently and I have both my front signal lights out. I put all that stuff in and I am going to have to attach something to the grill that flows incoming air past the grill to the left side where the intake opening is. This should cut out any heat perhaps given off by the radiator as well.

As for water intake, not much chance -- its not one of these Honda cone-filter under the bumper deals. I need to go through water I'll just unscrew the hose from the metal behind the grill and keep it high in the engine bay.

But point of all this is, yeah you can get some good results out of the 4Banger using the heat wrap products by Thermotec and then do a little filter shopping and metal hole boring.


Heavylift

Registered User
Heavylift's Reviews

07-05-2008, 05:36 AM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $50.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: 30$ for a oil filtered cone filter, 20$ for 3" piping to TB. Cheap and works great, custom heat shield out of scrap metal.



PolishAir42

Registered User
PolishAir42's Reviews

06-28-2008, 02:49 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $300.00
Recommended? Yes

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mud-dog27
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mud-dog27's Reviews

06-21-2008, 02:10 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Recommended? Yes

Comments: in response to the snorkle comment it is a great mod unless i plan on doing high water crossings which i try to avoid cause a snorkle is usless if your not water proofed which in the cases of most snorkles out there they arent water prooed which can lead to a world of fun in electrical demons, milkshake fluids and so on

and mine isnt very loud at all i get a slight whistle from the vaccum lines cause its more open now but aside from that not realy noticeable


colojpchef
Registered User
colojpchef's Reviews

06-21-2008, 12:02 AM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Pros: cheap
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I did similar with AUtoZone Plastic. I used my 99 Expedition OME Filter Shroud (cut small end 1/2" to allow fit over tube as a hot air shield for Jeep K&N works great. Have pics can PM or ask for link.


Toliver09
Registered User
Toliver09's Reviews

06-12-2008, 08:47 PM
HomeMade Custom coldair intake
Price: $5.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: cold air made by cutting off a lot of the original air tube and replacing with exhaust tubing, took the vacuum line fitting from the old tube and siliconed it into the exhaust pipe. fitted a 120mm cone air filter to the end of the pipe. Very Loud.


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