How to Install a SR Performance Cold Air Intake on your 1996-2004 Mustang GT

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SR Performance Cold Air Intake (96-04 GT)DOWNLOAD PDF

Tools Required

  • 5/16 nut driver
  • 10mm socket
  • Adjustable End Wrench
  • Flat Head Screwdriver
    • Installation Time: (approx) 1 Hour

Installation

Parts included in box:

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Stock Intake:

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  1. Remove electrical connections as shown below

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  2. Use the 5/16 inch nut-driver to remove hose clamps as shown below

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  3. Losen air filter housing clamp as shown below

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  4. Disconnect vacuum hoses as shown below:

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  5. Remove factory cold air intake:

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  6. Remove old mass Air Flow Meter to install on the new cold air intake. You will need to remove the bolts with a 10mm socket and adjustable end wrench. Picture below:

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  7. Connect Mass Air Flow Meter to new cold air in-take as shown below notice the rounded end on the new gasket:

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  8. Now you can begin the installation of the new cold air-intake. Connect the filter to the intake, notice the way the bracket to hold the intake to the fender is placed.

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  9. Tighten the clamp to the filter using your 5/16 nut-driver.
  10. Clamp and clamp number for the filter:

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  11. Start with rubber boot in throttle body.

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  12. Connect vacuum hoses as shown below. You will need the extra vacuum hose supplied in your kit

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  13. Connect electrical connection as shown below

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  14. You will now need to install the two screws that will hold your cold air-intake to your front fender. You will not use the small plug on your new cold air-intake.

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  15. For the GT you will need to install a plug into the cold air-intake pipe as shown below:

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  16. Double check all connections to ensure they are tight. Make sure the electrical connection is tight. Your cold air in-take project is complete. Your car may show a check engine light warning. This can be reset at your local dealer. You will love the sound on your new cold air-intake.

Installation Instructions written by AmericanMuscle customer Jeffery Pritt 1/18/2013