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Recently purchased a ZJ Jeep Grand Cherokee 318/360 from Chrome Intakes, an eBay seller I've dealt with before when purchasing one for an actual Jeep.

Price: Came out to be $40 shipped via UPS, took 11 days including Sundays and holidays.


The initial box it came in. Not beat up, in good condition.


The pipe was wrapped in bubble wrap whereas the much more fragile filter was in a plastic sleeve.


Pipe itself is still in good condition; mandrel bent well, more rugged silicone than the previous intake had, comes with two worms screws to attach to the throttle body top hat.


The bracket to affix to an open bolt hole to keep the intake from bouncing around and falling off.


Standard silicone tubing to attach intake to valve cover breather (this might need a secondary adapter since I will be using it with the 3.9 and not the 5.2.


Standard recessed end filter is more of a cylinder than cone shaped; should allow slightly, and a negligible amount more, air into the engine.


Their brand stamped onto the filters aluminum end piece.


Overall the craftsmanship is how you would expect for $40 worth of aluminum pipe, a filter, and accessories; excellent. I could have spent a bit more money purchasing the $70 intake which came complete with a ~9" or larger filter and a heat shield, but the shield would not be a direct fit (not that this will be a perfect fit for the 3.9) and would require some trimming. Though it would be possible, and perform much better than the open temperature filter which may suck in hotter air from the passenger side manifold (which is where it will be mounted), but we'll worry about that come summer.

Just like the last purchase I made for an intake from Chrome Intakes years ago, I will most likely buy from them again, if they happen to create a true CAI for a KL swapped MX-3.
 

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The pipe came set for the 318 with the filter on the opposite end. To clear the alternator the filter had to be relocated.



You'll notice as well that the 318's top hat is rotated as well. I believe that the intake can be mounted on the driver's side as well, but because the battery is on the driver's side, not the passenger's like the Jeeps.




Given the rotation of the intake itself, the breather nipple is on top, but poses no problem to the hood clearance, as you can plainly see by the top hat mount rod is much longer than it needs to be.
 

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A little over a year with the intake and it is still doing quite well. The bracket is holding properly along with the carburetor hat.

The air filter itself, though, separated from it's backing completely. This led me to purchase the Spectre 9732 air filter as it's a heck of a lot better already than the original intake's air filter. Although it most likely doesn't have the filtering capabilities of higher priced filters, it's build quality should be much better than the intake's air filter.

As well as build quality, the filter itself is much larger, though this shouldn't cause any increase in power, especially with the V6, but may help somewhat when/if doing a 318 swap or even the addition of a TBI 318 throttle body and V6 headers.
 
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