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Does anyone know how long it would take the dealership to install a CAI for my 3.7L? Some guys on this site say it takes them 45 minutes and some say 2 hours.
How much do they charge per hour? Hopefully it should only take them 1 hour or so. I can't imagine them charging me $120 or more for the install.

I would like to know the prices before they install it next Monday (28th).
 

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my dealer charges $80 per hour plus tax.

you could do it yourself and install it in an hour. they are pretty easy and come with pretty good instructions.

i installed one on my brothers toyota tacoma.
 

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Yeah, I read the instructions, but I do not have the much experience under the hood. However, I have changed the spark plugs and the coolant in our Altima.

It would be nervous since I have not done any Mods to an engine before. I saved a lot by purchasing my kit through Amazon.com for $215.00 with free shipping.
 

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If you can fill your vehicle up with gas and check the tire pressure then you can install a CAI.
 

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drysuitdiver said:
OK whats a CAI

over here it means Confederation of Aerial Installers.
I'm glad I wasn't the only one wondering about this. Being new to Jeep I was beginning to think it was a "secret handshake" or something. :D
 

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Kerwin said:
I'm glad I wasn't the only one wondering about this. Being new to Jeep I was beginning to think it was a "secret handshake" or something. :D
No secret handshakes here - just the Jeep Wave!

Bob123 - you can certainly do this yourself. Just read the instructions and give yourself plenty of time. It can be done in under an hour - but if you need a couple of hours to be sure you're doing it right what does it matter?
 

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Very easy install... Just take your time and follow the instructions.
 

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webjones said:
No secret handshakes here - just the Jeep Wave!
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I totally agree I did my CAI in about 2 hours. About 40 mins was taken up when I suddenly decided to extend and move my block heater cord down and low on my XK.
 

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I did mine in an hour no big deal and well worth it. Dont give the stealership a penny. The instructions are pretty good. Just familiarize yourself with everything before you start taking it appart.
 

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I had the dealership install the kit for $80 plus tax. The two guys did it in one hour.
The sound is sweet above 2,000 rpm.

They did not disconncect the battery. Should I so that the car will relearn its shift points? I do notice a bit in throttle response, but expected more.
 
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