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Old 11-06-2018, 03:29 PM
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so im thinking about buying a CAI is it really worth it in the 2010 GT
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Old 11-06-2018, 04:51 PM
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on a 2010, no. invest in good tunes. actual dyno tunes are best, Lito ([email protected]) or something like that, is second best, then an email tune from anyone other than Bama. good luck.
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Old 11-06-2018, 05:05 PM
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OE Intake is a CAI, follow the path...

Just get a K&N, AFE, or Spectre drop in, and tune...

When you open the hood, and see an air filter, it's pulling in engine compartlent
air. That's called a Short Ram. CAIs pull air from outside the engine compartment.
If you want a pretty intake, then pay $300+ for a Warm Air Intake...
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Old 11-06-2018, 06:19 PM
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Thanks for the help!!
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Old 11-07-2018, 12:45 AM
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Originally Posted by jonathanbass63 View Post
so im thinking about buying a CAI is it really worth it in the 2010 GT
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In a word, no. At best you might gain 10hp when combined with a tune so I'd say just do a tune alone, or wait until you've performed other performance upgrades.
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Old 11-07-2018, 06:15 AM
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My 2010 is stock with a CAI. It comes with all 2010 GT's I believe.
The filter itself can be an issue... I'm not sure I'd want an oiled one...but they do make high flow dry filters.
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Old 11-07-2018, 05:09 PM
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All in all, a CAI just looks pretty... I just use a dry high-flow filter.

If you were to buy a CAI with a larger MAF, then you definitely need a tune, the
car runs like crap without it. There are specific intakes that require tuning, and
even those cause idling and other issues without a tune. That is why the tuners
actually have K&N, Steeda, and other specific intake tunes.

Mine is an OEM Air Box, with five 1.25" holes drilled in the front face of the lower
portion of the box. I am using the K&N FIPK tune, and it works good.
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Old 11-13-2018, 02:56 PM
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Any future plans for the car? If so what are they? Those questions and the answers are what will be the most important
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So now you're pulling in warm air instead of cool air (Directed to 08"Mustang Dude)

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Old 01-11-2019, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by bl817 View Post
on a 2010, no. invest in good tunes. actual dyno tunes are best, Lito ([email protected]) or something like that, is second best, then an email tune from anyone other than Bama. good luck.
Hey bl, I bought a tuner that came with Bama tunes for the V6 I had. While I didn't think it boosted HP too much, it sure made the throttle response very snappy. I was going to go the same route with my 06GT that I have now, but you make me think there is better out there.... could you fill me in? I want to tune the car but certainly want to make sure I get the best tuning.
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