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Old 04-25-2005, 04:15 AM   #1
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Cool 73mm or not

i just order a mac Straight Shot Air System with a 73mm Mass Air but now people are telling me to do not use the 73mm mass air that it will just cus me problems.

what do you guys think?
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Old 04-25-2005, 08:38 AM   #2
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no need to post this in more than one forum. especially when everyone in your intro thread said to skip the 73mm mass air system


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Old 04-25-2005, 10:16 AM   #3
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don't get the 73 mm mass air system, all you need is a straight shot cai. the mass air sensor on a stock mustang is perfectly adequate for a lightly modded or stock engine. all that a new mass air sensor will do for your car is make you run lean. NOT good. if you can change your order, do so. if not, when it arrives, only install the filter and the induction piping, save the sensor for later

cai + duals won't give you +20 hp. what they will do is allow your pony to breathe better, setting the stage for future mods. they will give you 10-12 hp at most, as well as a pleasant sounding mustang. throw in an underdrive pulley and you might see as much as 15-17 hp total. still a good start

also, remember to check cali emissions laws to see what exhaust setups will be legal there. i know for a fact that long tube headers aren't street legal in cali, as well as certain flow thru muffler systems... but you shouldn't have any problems having a set of gt takeoffs put on, that shouldn't cost you more than $500 all said

hope that was helpful
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