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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 09-30-2012, 05:22 PM
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Being my first CAI instal, I really wanted to take my time. Total time was 2 1/2 hours. One of those hours being $#@&ing around with the wheel liner!(both taking it off and putting it back on) The major issue was getting out the push pins. I hit another snag while trying to remove the air sensor from the OE tube. After introducing a little electric grease she came right out! Other than that it was very simple instal.
I immediately took it out for a drive, and right away I notice the throttle response along with more low end power. I was very happy about that being as how those are two areas that needed help!!
I'm very happy with this mod, and I will order the scoop next week!!
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I just got mine installed Monday as well. Love it. I was about to order the scoop, just afraid of it picking up water.... Any thoughts?
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I would imagine that they thought of that during R&D, and made it in a way that is not likely to occur. I'm getting one because I really don't think they would make something available if that was a possibility. Now going through a creek or river is a different story!!
What did you notice after instal??
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I just got mine installed Monday as well. Love it. I was about to order the scoop, just afraid of it picking up water.... Any thoughts?
One more thing, how do you become a site supporter?? How much does it cost?? Thanks!!
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Where are the pictures?

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Not thread jacking, just posting along....
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I'm out right now, so I'll post some once I get back home!!! There's so many threads about this intake that I didn't think it was necessary..
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No worries my friend!! It looks exactly the same anyway, minus the catch can....
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Congratulations.

Great choice of intake.

Safe driving.
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Congratulations.

Great choice of intake.

Safe driving.
Tthanks Grub, your revue is what nudged me over the fence on S&B! And you're right. Now that deep growl is all around the truck, not just behind it. So thanks again!!
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