This Mustang Parts Installation Guide Works For
Installation Time: 1 Hr
Fig. 3 (Cover removed driver’s side)
For automatic equipped vehicles there will be a smaller fitting next to the valve cover vent tube.
Pull away from the stock intake towards the driver’s compartment and disconnect fastener from the backside of the stock intake box.
Disconnect the MAF sensor located on the front of the air filter housing.
Slide the red tab on the bottom of the connector towards the front of the vehicle.Fig.5
2. Install New C&L Intake Assembly
The sensor will only bolt up one way, with the ‘flow’ arrow pointing towards the engine inlet pipe.
Install new filter shroud.
OPTIONAL – Drill a small diameter hole in the bottom of the rubber section of the fresh air feed in a location that lines up with the hole on the bottom of the new shroud and use the kit supplied bolt and nut to mount.
Air Filter Fittings
For Manual transmission – Use the nylon plug and insert and tighten into the hole between the valve cover tube and noise transmission tube.
For Automatic transmission – Use the barbed nipple fitting and insert and tighten into the hole between the valve cover tube and the noise transmission tube.
The fittings are tapered and will self seal by using a wrench.Fig. 12
Install the new intake assembly
Lower assembly into the engine compartment and slide the silicone hose over the throttle body and tighten the clamp that goes over the throttle body flange.Fig. 13
Connect the stock MAF sensor wiring to the MAF sensor mounted on the new air filter assembly.Fig. 14
Slide the kit supplied filter over the neck of the new MAF body and orient the clamp so that you can tighten it with a screwdriver.Fig. 15 (Isn’t it massive!)
Reconnect the valve cover vent tube fitting to the new inlet tube. It should click into place.
Slide the noise transmission tube all the way over the new mount and release the spring clamp.
TRICK – Take two flat head screwdrivers and release the clamp by applying slight pressure in opposite directions.Fig. 16
For automatic transmission equipped vehicles reuse the original molded rubber hose to reattached to new fitting.'