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I'm Ryan with ExtremeTerrain.com and this is my review of the K&N Cold-Air Intake, available for all 2007-2016 JKs. When taking a look at these cold-air intakes, you have a couple of different ones to choose from. One is the 57-series which is a carb-exempt, 50-state legal intake, the 63 which is not legal in California but should give you a few more horsepower, and the 77 which is the aluminum version of the intake. A cold-air intake on a Jeep is for somebody who wants a little bit more sound out of their engine, who wants a little bit better throttle response, and possibly some increased miles per gallon. A cold-air intake is not going to provide a ton of horsepower gains on a Jeep just because the factory intake isn't that much of a bottleneck. However, a lot of people do feel a little bit of a power increase after installing something like this. It is important to note that when you install a cold-air intake on your Jeep, you do get rid of the factory air box, which can be a little bit detrimental if you're somebody who takes your Jeep off-road in wet conditions a lot. But, if you do decide to go with a cold-air intake on your Jeep, the K&N ones are a good way to go because they're moderately priced, and they all include K&N's famous reusable and washable filter.Depending on which series you choose, you're either gonna get a polyethylene or an aluminum air intake tube that's molded specifically to fit in your Jeep and designed to work with your factory vent and air sensor. You'll get a heat shield and all the brackets and hardware necessary to get everything installed, including a washable and reusable K&N air filter. Now, because this setup is designed specifically to bolt into your Jeep, it will be bolt-in. You won't have to cut or drill anything which makes the installation really easy. However, because of that, it's very important to make sure you get the one that's designed for your specific year because Jeep did change engines. Because this is designed to be completely bolt-in, the install becomes very easy. The first step in the process is to remove your factory intake tube and air box, then install the heat shield and all the brackets that come with this kit. From there, you'll install your air filter and, finally, your air tube. The whole installation should take about an hour and you won't need any specialty tools, just some hand tools. Now, there are a bunch of companies out there making cold-air intake setups very similar to this, and some of them are less expensive than this one. This does come with the washable and reusable filter which may be worth a couple more dollars to you. It really just comes down to your budget. If you want to get one of these setups that's similar, that costs a few dollars less, I think that it'll have the same effect on your Jeep as this one will. So if you're looking for some extra throttle response, a little more sound from under the hood of your Jeep or a few extra MPGs, a cold-air intake might be the way to go, especially if you're somebody who takes your Jeep off-road only where it's dry or stays out of the puddles. If you're looking for a cold-air intake and you want one that has a reusable filter, the K&N is a really nice option. So that's my review of the K&N Cold-Air Intake, available for all 2007-2016 JKs that you can find right here, at ExtremeTerrain.com.
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Technical Note. The K&N Cold Air Intake is not designed for vehicles equipped with a Body Lift.
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January 18, 2020
Cold air intake
Excellent quality, perfect fit and easy install. Noticeable acceleration improvement.Helpful (0)
December 30, 2019
Amazing cold air intake
Makes me Jeep Wrangler Perform way better. You can feel more torque when you step on the gas as well as my gas mileage got betterHelpful (2)
December 18, 2019
Get On It
Whew, fit with elbow grease when installed with Rugged Ridge TB Spacer. Some folks whine about an extreme whine...false. Got a little growl from the Jeep when climbing hills and a little increased performance when I step on it on the highway...prob too much, I like hearing it which may be cutting down on the gas mileage increase I should be seeing. Doesn’t really take much to install if you don’t get interrupted.Helpful (2)
November 17, 2019
I think it's one of the things that everyone should put in their jeep!!Helpful (2)
October 11, 2019
The installation process was very easy to accomplish until the second to last step where the vacuum tube was too small for the fitting.Helpful (1)
October 01, 2019
Very simple to revoke the old air intake, this looks and sounds amazing. Fits snug and is fairly simple to do, there are also plenty of videos on how to install this if you get stuckHelpful (2)
July 31, 2019
K N Series 77 intake.
I installed this on my ‘17 Rubicon, to get some added HP. I would say it helped but nothing get excited about, certainly not like it helped on my 5.3 Avalanche. I really noticed a difference when the weather got cooler in the fall so I’m hoping to see that difference with the Jeep as well. It looks much better than the factory box and it adds a slight growl to the exhaust note. Installation took about 2 hours.Helpful (1)
July 19, 2019
This is a great product. It had a great sound to my jeep and also increase the torque.Helpful (1)
July 12, 2019
It was an easy install. Took about a hour and 30 minutes to install only because I installed a Throttle body spacer with it. I immediately felt the difference in my throttle response. Worth every penny.Helpful (3)
April 09, 2019
I noticed a 2 mpg gain and that's about it. I suppose it would be more effective on a tuned up engine.Helpful (1)
WHAT'S THE REAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE RED ROCK COLD AIR INTAKE @ $153 VERSUS THE K N COLD AIRE INTAKE FOR $344?
K&N will offer a bit more gains, as well as arguably the best filter on the market against Red Rock which will have a nice filter, but not quite the quality of a K&N filter.
How much horsepower do you gain.. 2012 Wrangler sport
K&N's dyno results show peak gains of 10.2 HP.
Is this a wet/oiled filter or a dry filter. I do not want to deal with the cleaning and oiling process but want a good dry filer.
This kit uses an oiled filter.
I've been reading reports that CAI's can damage the engine due to the increased size and number of dirt and silicone-based particulate are let in to the engine. What data/information do you have on this?
Cold Air Intakes are being used on more and more vehicles now of days and there are plenty of reasons people want to use them. Below is a write up we released on all the details needed about the safety and benefits of a cold air intake. https://www.americanmuscle.com/understanding-mustang-air-intakes.html
Can you get it with the paper filter if desired?
These are not available with a paper filter.
Body lifts result in a realignment the connection points for the intake, which do not allow proper mounting of the system.
This intake is not legal in California for years other than 2012-2014.
Cold air intakes usually won't void the factory warranty unless they require a tune. However, we recommend checking with a Jeep dealership to confirm.
The Edelbrock Supercharger Kits come with a specific CAI for the system. We cannot guarantee that the K&N Series 77 High Flow Performance Cold Air Intake will fit and function properly with the Supercharger.
The K&N Series 77 High Flow Performance Cold Air Intake will increase the engine sound level, which typically will be a bit deeper and throatier than what an exhaust will do, though at a much lower volume than an exhaust.
Hello, unfortunately we only have the statement that this High Flow Performance Air Intake Kit is US 50-state smog legal for the 2012-2014 Model Years.
Hello, As long as you are not blasting through puddles you should be okay. On smaller cars the air intake has air channeled in from the wheel well. This is not the case on jeeps.
Hello, the K&N Series 77 High Performance Intake (12-17 3.6L JK) is legal in California. This kit is 50 state legal under CARB EO #: D-269-54
(approx) 1 Hour
Simple installation for anyone.
What's in the Box
|Year/Model:||2012-2018 3.6L JK||Filter Placement:||Engine Bay|
|Manufacture:||K&N||Computer Tune Required:||No|