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Old 08-29-2011, 09:03 PM
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Does anyone have any suggestions for the cold air intake that suits best for 2011 GT ? It is my first Mustang car that I own and any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-29-2011, 10:59 PM
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Steeda,JLT and then the rest
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Old 08-30-2011, 03:02 AM
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The Steeda one is the most expensive, but I think it looks the best and appears to be well made. So that's the one that I personally will be going with soon. Between CAI's, though, none seem to have a significant advantage power wise.
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:09 AM
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Definitely going with Steeda once someone starts writing Boss tunes, I think that Track Key project has fizzled out like a bad fart. Steeda looks the cleanest to me and I had one on my 08 GT so I have faith in thier product.

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Old 08-30-2011, 06:53 AM
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Steeda, JLT, C&L, Airaid.....they are all good intakes. Just pick they one you think looks best! I personally like the painted (body color) JLT the best, so I went with that, but they all make about the same power.
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https://mustangforums.com/forum/5-0l...look-here.html

This thread might be worth a look. Unbiased post by Steeda themselves. Steeda looks to be the most consistent, but they're all about the same. Like he said in the post, the JLT has a bit of loss down low but that's due to it's massive size.

I'm torn between the Steeda and JLT myself. I have a JLT on my '01 GT and it's sick to say the least.
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I agree, Steeda looks like a better quality. Does anybody have experience with K&N CAI ? I called them and they said they are working on one now. Again I appreciate all your help.
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:42 PM
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The above mentioned kits are all good.

The most important part is that you choose a good tuner. Go with a known and reputable tuner, not some hack tuner. Going with a known and reputable one mitigates the risk that you would get a bad tune.
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Old 09-01-2011, 06:54 AM
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Ford racing offers a tuner and k&n drop filter that produces 65lb torque at 1500 rpm and about 16hp peak. Have you or anybody you know used this tuner?
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Ford Racing tune, probably legit. But personally, I'm planning on going with a Bama tune from American Muscle. More power, free tunes for life, and from what I've seen, great customer service. They will also warranty any #8 piston issues that may be caused by the tune, an occurrence that has happened a few times with inferior tunes.
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