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Offline dljaljevic

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K & N Air Intake
« on: August 31, 2017, 08:49:59 AM »
Hey everyone, can't find the answer to this anywhere.
Im planning on buying a K&N intake, model #57-1553.
I realized that this is for a JK, but for the 3.8L engine (07-11)
I have a 2013 with the 3.6L engine.. do you think this will fit on? Or if not
is there any way to retrofit on? Anyone done this before? Thanks

Offline dljaljevic

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Re: K & N Air Intake
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2017, 08:59:11 AM »
Did some more research and I dont think it would be possible to fit, I think the mounting points are different, as well as the length/shape of the pipe is different.

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Re: K & N Air Intake
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2017, 04:16:38 PM »
Dude. Just add the stickers. That's where all the HP gain comes from anyways.
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Re: K & N Air Intake
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2017, 08:27:35 PM »
Did some more research and I dont think it would be possible to fit, I think the mounting points are different, as well as the length/shape of the pipe is different.


Yep, I wouldn't waste your time/money. I just added the K&N filter to the stock box. Relatively cheap at CTC...

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Offline TL-Iguana

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Re: K & N Air Intake
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2017, 02:13:34 AM »
Did some more research and I dont think it would be possible to fit, I think the mounting points are different, as well as the length/shape of the pipe is different.

And I think the engine is different.

A re-usuable filter in the stock box is probably a better bet. Its more protected, and if your jeep sees more than stock roads it would be better to have some water and gunk protection over the open element variety.
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Offline hamrtime

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Re: K & N Air Intake
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2017, 12:56:16 PM »
if you go with exposed "oiled" filter get the little pull overs for them - think they are called prechargers (from K&N), you can see through them, first few times out without one noticed mud on filter dries then "draws" the oil out of filter - not what you want - with a precharger it doesnt.
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