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Unread 04-25-2009, 08:56 AM   #1
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Everyone's Question - "Which Cold Air Intake Is The Best For the Benjamin's?"

Well, I have done some research and speculating on this one guys, as of now I have been quite annoyed. It seems as if a majority if not all Cold Air Intakes boost the average wrangler 6-13 hp. Here is my problem though, the noticeable horsepower boost hits high in the RPM range. So my question to you all is "Which Cold Air Intake Is the Best for the Benjamin's?"

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Unread 04-25-2009, 09:01 AM   #2
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In my personal opinion, none of them are worth installing. They certainly don't help in most driving situations encountered by most Jeep owners. In my personal opinion, they're all hype.
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Unread 04-25-2009, 09:03 AM   #3
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I agree save your money, the only gains you will get are at high RPMs which are pretty much useless in a TJ, the stock box and filter flow plenty of air for the TJ.
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you obviously missed the CAI FAQ thread - http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/faq-cold-air-intake-558437/
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Yes, I obviously did miss that Thanks lol, Im groggy and didn't feel like searching again. What's your opinions on the standard K&N Air Filters for the Stock box?????
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What's your opinions on the standard K&N Air Filters for the Stock box?????

Again, not worth it.....man i love these CAI each week.
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Again, not worth it.....man i love these CAI each week.
So when you first got your Jeep you read everything first and searched everything and never asked a question that someone else asked before?
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So when you first got your Jeep you read everything first and searched everything and never asked a question that someone else asked before?
yup...................
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Yes, I obviously did miss that Thanks lol, Im groggy and didn't feel like searching again. What's your opinions on the standard K&N Air Filters for the Stock box?????
again, go read the CAI thread.
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Sans running no filter at all, there's nothing worse than adding a hot air intake with a filter that requires oil such as the K&N, etc. I personally like my air filters to well, actually filter the air.
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Too answer your question, No commercial Cold air intake is worth installing. Best Bang for the Buck is a Junkyard Cowl Intake using either a Windstar airbox or a Mustang Airbox. This can be done for less then $50 and I felt the difference when I did mine.

There are several threads on the cowl intake - search them out.
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There are several threads on the cowl intake - search them out.
and to make it easy, they're even linked in the CAI FAQ thread.
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Sans running no filter at all, there's nothing worse than adding a hot air intake with a filter that requires oil such as the K&N, etc. I personally like my air filters to well, actually filter the air.
What a concept.
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Without any other modification, a underhood "CAI" won't do any good in the 4.0.
Running your intake to the cowl could net some results vs. a stock intake or "CAI" on a hot summer day at slow speeds because of the intense underhood heat.
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Unread 04-25-2009, 01:34 PM   #15
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heres my CAI it uses the factory air box and paper filter
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