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FITS 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaFlow Oiled Filter - Stage 1 - Open

Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaFlow Oiled Filter - Stage 1 - Open

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Cold Air Intakes
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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

5.7L V8 Engine - HEMI

6.1L V8 Engine - HEMI - SRT-8

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The best technical support and full cold air intakes installation instructions. Lowest price Grand Cherokee cold air intakes guarantee and expert service. Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2008 cold air intakes by Airaid are available from etrailer.com. For expert service call 800-298-8924 to order your Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaFlow Oiled Filter - Stage 1 - Open part number AR310-170, or order online at etrailer.com.
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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaFlow Oiled Filter - Stage 1 - Open

  • Open Box/Heat Shield
  • Intake System
  • Airaid
  • Oil Based Filter
  • No Tube
  • SynthaFlow Filter

Powder coated steel heat shield blocks engine heat while the open design boosts air draw to increase horsepower and torque for your Jeep Grand Cherokee. Pre-oiled performance air filter included.


  • Stage 1, open cold air intake (CAI) improves airflow into your engine, boosting horsepower and torque
    • Open system draws in more cold, dense air than a closed system
  • 1-Piece, powder coated steel heat shield blocks out engine heat to maximize cold air draw
    • Top-mounted rubber gasket seals against the hood to help keep hot air from seeping in
  • Pre-oiled, 5-layer performance air filter provides excellent engine protection while still allowing for improved airflow
    • 4 Cotton layers and 1 synthetic layer sandwiched between stainless steel mesh
    • 99.6-Percent filtration efficiency rate
    • Washable and reusable
    • Durable urethane frame
  • Easy installation
    • Uses factory mounting points
    • Includes stainless steel clamps with silicone and urethane couplers
  • Custom fit for your vehicle
  • Made in the USA
  • Lifetime warranty

Cold air is denser than hot air, and denser air provides more oxygen for more complete fuel combustion. More oxygen = more combustion = more power and better efficiency for your engine. The Airaid Cold Air Dam (CAD) intake system applies this simple formula to ramp up your engine's horsepower and torque.

Cold Air Dam Intake System

Airaid Intake Installed

The CAD system retains the stock location of your air filter but utilizes a more open design that draws in more cold, dense air than your factory closed box. Unlike many similar systems, the CAD system also has an air dam that helps to block hot engine air. The air dam consists of a powder coated steel heat shield that surrounds the air filter and is lined with a rubber gasket that creates a seal with the hood of your vehicle. This isolates the air filter from engine heat - all the way up to the hood - thus helping to ensure that the air that is pulled into the system is cooler and denser.

SynthaFlow Oiled Air Filter

Airaid SynthaFlow Air Filter Layers

This Airaid intake kit includes a SynthaFlow oiled air filter that offers improved airflow and has a 99.6-percent filtration rate for superior protection. The large, 360-degree conical filter is composed of 4 layers of oiled cotton gauze that filter out contaminants while allowing clean air through. A fifth layer of synthetic material acts as a barrier to keep oil from leaking through and causing damage to any sensors on the intake tract. The cotton and synthetic materials are sandwiched between 2 layers of stainless steel mesh that provide rigid durability.

This Airaid SynthaFlow filter is washable and reusable. It is recommended that you clean and re-oil your SynthaFlow filter every 30,000 to 50,000 miles with an Airaid cleaning and oiling kit (sold separately).

310-170 Air Aid Cold Air Dam Intake System with Syntha Flow Oiled High Flow Air Filter

Item # AR310-170

Installation Details AR310-170 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Airaid CAD Cold Air Intake System with SynthaFlow Oiled Filter - Stage 1 - Open - AR310-170

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (2 Customer Reviews)

Powder coated steel heat shield blocks engine heat while the open design boosts air draw to increase horsepower and torque for your vehicle. Pre-oiled performance air filter included.

- AR451-181

Review from a similar CAD in Cold Air Intakes

No problems, install reasonably easy. I recommend etrailer to anyone that has such need. Cheers - Frank 445667

I’ve installed your products on 4 different vehicles over the years: 2 Honda Elements, VW TDI wagon, and a Ford Focus ST. They all work perfectly well and were easy to install, except wiring on the Ford Focus. It was an exception because there was no wiring built into the vehicle from the factory for a hitch. A bit more helpinstruction with running the long main power wire would have been helpful for routing and a better place to attach it other than the battery. The battery and firewall on this car are very difficult to deal with due to it’s placement and difficult access. Not your fault in that. Fortunately being an experienced home mechanic, I got it done, others would have found it a bit daunting.
Frank Y - 10/24/2018


- AR401-299

Review from a similar CAD in Cold Air Intakes

installed airaid on 2014 F-150, so far works well, noticeable increase in HP, nicer tone with flowmaster mufflers I had installed 251390


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