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Unread 01-05-2007, 08:02 AM   #16
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Haaahaha. That's funny.


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Dude...don't listen to the haters...you can get a tornado off ebay for like $10. It'll make you faster AND save MPG. It's the shiznit.


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Unread 01-05-2007, 12:39 PM   #17
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Dude...don't listen to the haters...you can get a tornado off ebay for like $10. It'll make you faster AND save MPG. It's the shiznit.
every review that i've read from a trusting source says that the tornado actually hurts gas mileage and performance.
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Unread 01-05-2007, 05:49 PM   #18
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every review that i've read from a trusting source says that the tornado actually hurts gas mileage and performance.
it is the dumbest thing first of all. Second of all, without extra "fuel", theres no purpose of "sucking in extra air".... Stock engines suck in more air then they need. Its not doing anything. Same with those cheap "10 chips" you pop in your sensor and it adds 20hp. IT DOESN"T WORK. Dont waste your money.
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Unread 01-05-2007, 05:53 PM   #19
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the point of something like the Tornado(which doesn't work) is atomization, not increase in airflow. The more you can atomize the fuel(which is helped by the swirling of the air intake charge), the more efficiently it burns.

But the tornado doesn't help, because the head design is almost always the limiting factory in airflow characteristics...and any swirling the tornado may or may not introduce to the intake is canceled out by the head porting.
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Unread 01-06-2007, 08:09 AM   #20
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cheap no!!! get a cc with a high limit and go nuts!!
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Unread 01-08-2007, 04:12 PM   #21
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A GM small block is relatively cheap!
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Unread 01-09-2007, 11:29 AM   #22
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http://www.angelfire.com/my/fan/IAT_sensor.html

claims to make horsepower for pretty much free
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Unread 01-25-2007, 03:34 PM   #23
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every review that i've read from a trusting source says that the tornado actually hurts gas mileage and performance.
Oops...forgot the "[sarcasm]...[/sarcasm]"

Well, in the mustang world there's a saying: You can have fast, cheap, reliable...but only 2 out 3 at the same time.
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Unread 01-25-2007, 04:58 PM   #24
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What are some cheep/free upgrades I can do for the 4.0 jeep? Example Engine, Air cleaner, airbox.
If your air box has a air horn that looks like a trumpet pull it off. It just twists off. You can feel a difference, not much, but free. If you drive in a lot of water don't do it.

Here's an interesting read. Not more power, but better MPG. I may try this for kicks to see if it is true.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showt...ghlight=intake
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Unread 02-17-2007, 10:55 AM   #25
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http://www.angelfire.com/my/fan/IAT_sensor.html

claims to make horsepower for pretty much free
This is actually a common mod on Dakota's and Ram's, i did it to Dakota when I had it, it does have an effect. Haven't done it to the Jeep yet because it's too cold out!
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Unread 02-17-2007, 03:02 PM   #26
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[QUOTE=lj_wil]Tighten the flux capacitors [/QUO
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Unread 02-18-2007, 04:35 PM   #27
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Here's an interesting read. Not more power, but better MPG. I may try this for kicks to see if it is true.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showt...ghlight=intake
Wow... people get real excited about gas milage. If that were an actual in-person conversation I think someone would have died.
It would be nice to see some actual dyno numbers on that waste exhaust heat setup though.
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Unread 03-06-2007, 07:02 PM   #28
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Throttle Body Spacer

Almost everything i have on my jeep is custom, i made a 2 inch spacer out of aluminum and bored it to 62mm, that made a difference with throttle response low end, that was a cheap mod for me because i got the material for free, and made it at work, but you can buy spacers online or in quadratec for around 60$, very easy to install too
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Unread 03-11-2007, 11:43 PM   #29
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Unread 03-12-2007, 12:08 AM   #30
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Lighten your load. If you're not wheeling do you need all your tools, Hi-Lift, Jerry cans, water and recovery gear? Losing 100 pounds gives you about .1 second on a quarter mile, so theres your performance. It will also take less throttle (therefore less gas) to accelerate and get over hills. Less weight will also reduce strain on suspension and drivetrain components.
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