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Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube

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Product Information

MSRP: $90.00
Average Price: $75.00
Manufacturer: Rustys Offroad
Yes: 10 / No: 3

The air tube can be installed in about 10 minutes and will deliver 5 to 10 horsepower and will greatly improve fuel economy. Rusty�s Air Tube is as simple as it gets but does the same job as the other guys that are priced 5 times as much. Rusty�s offers two K&N filters to fit the Rusty�s Air Tube which must be ordered separately. The 4.5 x 5 standard filters are plenty of filter for the 2.5 and the 4.0 liter engine. The 6 x 9 is recommended for the V8 engines and can be used on the 2.5 and 4.0 engines for a mean and muscle car look.

These are NOT designed for carburated engines.

These kits will work on U.K. versions of the XJ as well


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chiefbill1959's Reviews
05-05-2012, 06:25 PM
Price: $125.00
Pros: Little more power
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I like the whine it makes, almost like a turbo!! Bought it in a kit with a 1" TB spacer and KN filter.

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k9cop's Reviews
11-04-2010, 01:46 AM
Price: $75.00
Pros: Increases air to engine
Cons: Don't like exposed air filter due to driving in flooded areas or going through a lot of mud, but I knew what I was getting when I bought it.
Recommended? No

Comments: Would recommend, but not to someone that likes to mud or cross rivers.


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johnridesjeeps's Reviews
04-21-2010, 12:43 AM
Price: $120.00
Pros: It came with the k&n intake plus throttle body spacer. helps with pick up, when getting on the freeway, good when paired with rustys catback and flowmaster series 40 muffler.
Cons: Had slight issue getting it on, rustys customer line was no help. Also i guess its not cold air, so it does not have a heat sheild.. i need to get one because your sucking in alot of hot engine heat. probably not to good.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Worth the price, like i said when paired with rustys cat back exhaust, brought the I6 acceleration up some. better pickup on the freeway. Would recomend this for the price, but there customer service was like a 5/10.

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rednecknguy's Reviews
04-17-2010, 09:29 PM
Price: $85.00
Pros: Way better air flow
Cons: n/a
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Good flow and throaty sound

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dlane2155's Reviews
03-14-2010, 06:54 PM
Price: $64.95
Pros: A little extra breathing.
Cons: Exposed filter. Not enough power to make it worth it.
Recommended? No

Comments: This was on the XJ when I bought it. I wouldn't recommend this for anyone who likes mudding. If you are rock crawling or something where it is dry this would probably be fine. I will most likely be switching back to a stock air box and just put a regular K&N or other performance filter in it. There is no protection for this filter from water or mud.

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cb2630's Reviews

01-14-2009, 03:04 AM
Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube
Recommended? Yes

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warrior_oh58d's Reviews

12-27-2008, 05:52 AM
Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Best cheap part i've ever purchased, great design!! and fully functional, felt power increase immediately

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96_XJ_Country's Reviews

09-03-2008, 01:37 AM
Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube
Price: $80.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I love the sound of this guy! Gives a great noise, almost like a turbo, while you accelerate. Definitely adds some top end power. Easy to install, definitely get the bigger air filter!

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NicksBlackJ's Reviews

09-02-2008, 09:08 PM
Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Also has a bigger air filter,and no box. Both the tube and air filter were included when i purchased my Jeep. The system also has no air box.


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TophCasey's Reviews

06-08-2008, 03:51 PM
Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube
Price: $90.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: definitely helps, you can immediately feel the power kick up a litte, great whooshing sound.


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Willy36's Reviews

04-06-2008, 07:34 PM
Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube
Price: $50.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Performance gains noticeable right away (on Renix, improved OEM intake of HO might not make such a change), improved gas mileage and even made the engine sound a bit better at full throttle. Clogs fairly easily, but not at major expense of performance or mileage.


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tdogg55555's Reviews

02-20-2008, 12:42 PM
Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube
Price: $30.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Decent set up for the money, I eventually used some tubing to bring the filter closer to the front of my jeep.


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BeachinXJ's Reviews

11-08-2007, 03:58 PM
Rustys Offroad Rustys Airtube
Price: $30.00
Pros: Increased Under-Hood Space
Cons: Filter sucks in more particles, No advantage when offroad in dirt, mud, or water
Recommended? No

Comments: This product seemed like a great idea in concept. Not so much for horsepower, but increased airflow and possibly more underhood space to work with. It turned out that the filter rustys sells with their part (K&N) lets more dust through then a paper filter when offroad. Even with the prefilter sock over the cone, it was just too much for me. When going through water, mud, etc. it was even more of a worry about foreign objects being injested into the motor.

For anyone who takes their jeep off the pavement, I would not reccomend this product. I have since sold mine to a fellow jeeper who likes the sound more than anything else.

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