AFe CAI for diesel JL

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At the end of the day, paying hundreds of dollars for a CAI is a complete waste of money especially when you're giving up the factory filter that traps more particulate, dust, and dirt to do so.

I agree with this completely. Also if you look at the stock intake for the diesel it is practically a CAI that draws straight from the outside of the edge of the hood anyway. CAI is a waste on this engine.
 

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Any updates on this or any other intakes? I’m 2.5 weeks into ownership and that’s about as long as I can stand being stock. I’m craving for more turbo noise.

Remove the baffling from under the hood and install the poison spyder louver plate,
 

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Remove the baffling from under the hood and install the poison spyder louver plate,
the CAI still provides an improvement on sound and airflow... as far as filtration, probably not as good as stock. Regardless, S&B is working on mine and the prototype was tested yesterday. I posted a before and after on cutting the factory hood louvers, see my Jeeps insta page below if interested.

http://instagram.com/ecodiesel_jl
 

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the CAI still provides an improvement on sound and airflow... as far as filtration, probably not as good as stock. Regardless, S&B is working on mine and the prototype was tested yesterday. I posted a before and after on cutting the factory hood louvers, see my Jeeps insta page below if interested.

http://instagram.com/ecodiesel_jl
would that be the ram air type thing for rubicon hoods?
 

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would that be the ram air type thing for rubicon hoods?
no, they only have that for the 3.6. I wouldn’t expect that to come out for the diesel (anytime soon or ever) based on how few diesels there are out there compared to the 3.6.
 

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no, they only have that for the 3.6. I wouldn’t expect that to come out for the diesel (anytime soon or ever) based on how few diesels there are out there compared to the 3.6.
What lift is that? 3.5 with 37s? Also what real world numbers did they come up with for their cai?
 

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I have the RockKrawler 3.5” with an extra 1/2” spacer so there’s no sag. On 40s.

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You gotta dive on head first? Or do you bring a step stool with ya? Lol. On a stock willys my wife could barely get in!
 

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Any updates on the scorcher? dyno numbers?
I've had CAIs on several vehicles over the years. If you go in expecting an intake roar and a "bling" factor, you'll be happy. However, there will be absolutely no performance increase.
 

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I've had CAIs on several vehicles over the years. If you go in expecting an intake roar and a "bling" factor, you'll be happy. However, there will be absolutely no performance increase.
The scorcher is actually a tuner, not a CAI.
 

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