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Unread 04-26-2007, 10:14 PM   #1
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AEM vs AFE vs AirRaid

am at a lost as to which one would give better "oomph" performance

please help me decide which option is best

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Unread 04-26-2007, 10:31 PM   #2
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They all suck! Air that is...
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Unread 04-26-2007, 11:19 PM   #3
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I have been wondering the same thing myself. Aftermarket air filters are not exactially cheap. It would be nice to know which one worked best on the JK. I would like to get one, but would like to know which one to get. Make sense?

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Unread 04-27-2007, 02:05 AM   #4
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the differences are negligible. i went with brute force, just so i don't have to oil it when i clean it.

don't expect much from them; throttle response, a little noise, but rw hp is going to be minimal. coupling it with a bored TB and a less restrictive exhaust may net a little more.

also, in the JK's, the air is pulled from a dangerous location. keep your stock box for wheeling trips to help keep water out.
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Unread 04-27-2007, 06:35 AM   #5
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the differences are negligible. i went with brute force, just so i don't have to oil it when i clean it.

don't expect much from them; throttle response, a little noise, but rw hp is going to be minimal. coupling it with a bored TB and a less restrictive exhaust may net a little more.

also, in the JK's, the air is pulled from a dangerous location. keep your stock box for wheeling trips to help keep water out.

the differences arent that noticable between the brands. In a recent test by JP mag the oiled filters came out with a higher efficiency rating, but the difference was only a couple percent. I choose the "AIRAID" becuz of price and the heat shield that covered the bottom and three sides of the filter to protect from water spray.
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Unread 04-27-2007, 09:27 AM   #6
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I went with the AEM, mostly because of the cool polished tube I can tell a difference in OOmph and some better MPG. The sound is great as well.
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Unread 04-27-2007, 09:35 AM   #7
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I have the Airaid and like it so far. It does whine a little bit, sounds amazing, improved my MPG by 2mpg so far (only have 1600 miles on the JK), and there seems to be a power increase. I am going to add an exhaust soon to help the engine breathe more as well as the JET performance chip or something else that is out by the time I am ready.

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Unread 04-27-2007, 01:09 PM   #8
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I went with AFE. Mainly because I have one of their kits on my diesel truck. Plus the price was a little less than the others available when I got it. I will be adding a Unichip soon when it comes in. Will see if that combo does any good together.
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Unread 04-27-2007, 06:13 PM   #9
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vs Volant too!

Ok, I don't have my JK yet (first one order was messed up by dealer two weeks ago -- so it's reordered), but I've ordered the Volant CAI. It has a better closed box system compared to the others, can be adapted to a snorkel (separate purchase), is more expensive, and CLAIMS HP/torque results. Still I agree with the others here that say the difference in performance between the systems is negligible.
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