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Can you modify the intake manifold?

The intake manifold is the connection between the engine and the injection system and, like almost all components, can also be modified.

Are all J37 throttle bodies the same?

In fact, the entire J37 throttle body is larger; meaning your stock throttle body will not fit on a J37 manifold. You’ll need to ugprade that, too! The J37 manifolds are made out of cast magnesium, making them lighter weight than the standard aluminum ones.

What size is a J37 throttle body?

The Honda J37 throttle body. This throttle body has a massive 80mm Inlet and 70mm Outlet. Originally from the Acura ZDX J37 engine this throttle body has become popular for the drive-by-wire applications. This throttle body does require an adapter for a RRC/RBC intake manifold.

How much HP does a intake manifold add?

Depending on your make, model, engine size, and type of intake, truck owners can expect an increase of between 5 and 15hp.

Is a bigger intake manifold better?

Intake Manifold Design Larger-area runners will improve the flow at higher engine speeds, but may also slow the filling of the cylinders at lower engine speeds. Longer runners will sometimes impact the power and torque production at lower engine speeds while shorter runners may move the peak torque rpm higher up.

How do you tune an intake manifold?

Can you run an intake manifold without tune?

You can get away with the intake manifold and CAI (if it’s a “no tune required” style). It won’t be optimal, but it will drive fine.

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When should I change my intake manifold?

The intake manifold gasket on a car is supposed to last around 50,000 to 75,000 miles. In some instances, the gasket will fail before this date due to the amount of wear and tear that it undergoes on a daily basis.

What does a performance intake manifold do?

Featuring a series of tubes, the intake manifold ensures that the air coming into the engine is evenly distributed to all the cylinders. This air is used during the first stroke of the combustion process. The intake manifold also helps cool down the cylinders to prevent the engine from overheating.

What is RRC intake manifold?

The RRC manifold is orignally from the JDM 06-10 FD2 Civic Type-R. The RRC is arguably the best OEM K-series intake manifold on the market for a stock to mildly built K-series engine with basic bolt-ons and tuning. Stock for stock it easily trumps the RBC intake manifold.