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Old 01-14-2012, 01:50 PM
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Intakes for a 3.7

so it's about time I got one. anyone here with a 3.7 that particularly likes their intake? I'd love to know what you guys have and how it's working out for you before I make any decisions!
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Old 01-15-2012, 02:56 PM
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Re: Intakes for a 3.7

Pretty happy with my K&N setup. Installed easily and feels like a quality product. Noisy intake sound on startup but that's normal with any aftermarket intake on the v-6. Not much difference in power but did seem to pick up a bit of mpg (maybe .5-1) on the highway. Thinking about swapping to a dry filter like an S&B, not sure if it's the cause but a mechanic friend thought I might have a bit of residue on the maf, and that's why it stalls once in a blue moon on startup. I don't usually jump on the "aftermarket parts are the cause" bandwagon but it does seem possible.
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Old 01-15-2012, 04:48 PM
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Re: Intakes for a 3.7

K&N + ported throttle body + SCT Programmer 93 tune =

You have a 2006 so the SCT will work.
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Re: Intakes for a 3.7

i have an extra custom made one from aluminum pipe i will sell for 250 shipped with everything custom tig welded pipe, dry filter, t-bolt clamps, and silicone wrap elbow. i have one installed i like the way it looks and sounds send me a pm if your interested




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i have an extra custom made one from aluminum pipe i will sell for 250 shipped with everything custom tig welded pipe, dry filter, t-bolt clamps, and silicone wrap elbow. i have one installed i like the way it looks and sounds send me a pm if your interested
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Re: Intakes for a 3.7

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Pretty happy with my K&N setup. Installed easily and feels like a quality product. Noisy intake sound on startup but that's normal with any aftermarket intake on the v-6. Not much difference in power but did seem to pick up a bit of mpg (maybe .5-1) on the highway. Thinking about swapping to a dry filter like an S&B, not sure if it's the cause but a mechanic friend thought I might have a bit of residue on the maf, and that's why it stalls once in a blue moon on startup. I don't usually jump on the "aftermarket parts are the cause" bandwagon but it does seem possible.
One problem with that theory- Jeeps have no MAF.
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Re: Intakes for a 3.7

Good luck with whatever choice you make.



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Re: Intakes for a 3.7

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K&N + ported throttle body + SCT Programmer 93 tune =

You have a 2006 so the SCT will work.

I assume this is what you've got going on with your rig right now... did the throttle body alone make a huge difference? or is the SCT the big winner. I'd consider doing the TB alone, but probably wouldn't do the SCT without porting.

also, I understand little to none of this. maybe it's because I haven't had my coffee, or maybe it's because I am fairly new to this stuff haha.
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Re: Intakes for a 3.7

I did CAI first. Then the TB. Then the SCT.

CAI - noticed nothing but noise.

CAI + TB - I was like, "Ok, there it is."

CAI + TB + SCT -
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sweet, thanks for the info guys!
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One problem with that theory- Jeeps have no MAF.
Really? Shows what I know about jeep specifics
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Re: Intakes for a 3.7

I've noticed mine stalled twice on start up after I installe my CAI. It's fired right up afterwards though.

I thought I wasn't holding the key long enough. Oh well.
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