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AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Gunmetal (11-14 V6)

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Features & Details

  • Increases Throttle Response
  • Improves Horsepower and Torque
  • Reusable Dryflow Filter, No Messy Oils
  • CNC Mandrel-Bent Intake Pipe
  • Gunmetal Gray Powder Coated Finish
  • NO Computer Re-Tune Required
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Fits 2011-2014 3.7L V6 Mustangs
Boosts Horsepower. An AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake improves the airflow into your S197 Mustang's engine for more power and better gas mileage all while filtering out harmful power robbing particles. This AEM CAI kit completely replaces your 3.7L V6 Mustangs restrictive factory air box, intake tube and paper filter element with a Dryflow filter assembly for impressive HP and TQ gains.

No Tune Required. Unlike other Cold Air Intakes on the market for the 3.7L V6 Mustangs the AEM Brute Force CAI does not require a computer re-tune. The engineers at AEM designed, tuned, and dyno-tested this cold air intake to improve your Pony's power using the stock tune.

Reusable Air Filter. AEM Dryflow air filters are made from an oil-free, synthetic filter media for outstanding air flow, filtration, and performance. They are washable and re-usable and can be used for up to 100,000 miles before servicing (depending on driving conditions).

Made in the USA. Manufactured in the USA from CNC mandrel-bent 6061 aluminum piping to assure smooth unrestricted airflow, this AEM cold air intake tube is completed in a Gunmetal Gray powder-coated finish for long lasting corrosion resistance and impressive good looks.

Lifetime Warranty. AEM is so confident in their cold air intake system that it is covered by a Lifetime Limited Warranty.

Easy Bolt-on Installation. AEM Cold Air Intake kits are designed to install with just basic hand tools. No extra modifications or special tools are required for an easy 1 hour installation.

Recommended Upgrade. Even though a re-tune is not required for operation, AmericanMuscle recommends a Bama custom tune with a Mustang Handheld Tuner to reprogram the vehicles computer (ECU) to get the best performance possible out of this cold air intake.

Application. This AEM Gunmetal Gray Brute Force Cold Air Intake System is specifically designed to fit the 2011 to 2014 Mustangs equipped with the 3.7L V6 Ti-VCT engine and does not require re-tuning the vehicles computer for operation.

Technical Note. This AEM Cold Air Intake is not legal for use in California or other states adopting California emission standards.

Note: Coupon codes cannot be applied to this product.

Fitment: 2011 2012 2013 2014 Details

What's in the Box
  • (2) Grommet, PCV 3/4ID 1 3/8OD 2
  • (1) Bolt, Hex/flange M6-1.0 X 12
  • (4) Bolt, Button Head M6-1.0 X 10mm
  • (1) Edge Trim, 13”
  • (1) Airbox Lid; Ford Mustang
  • (1) Hose; 5/32”ID X 12”L
  • (1) Elbow,plastic 5/32” 90 Degree
  • (1) Grommet; 1.05” OD, .5”ID, .1875” Groove
  • (1) Filter Minder, 10”
  • (1) Air Box; Ford Mustang
  • (1) Element Parts Kit
  • (2) Washer; 1”D X 1/4 Hole Fender
  • (1) Nut, M6 Hex Serrated
  • (2) Bndhose Clamp, 3.15”-4.00”
  • (4) Washer, #12 Nylon 6/6
  • (2) Bolt, Socket M4-.7 X 8mm
  • (1) Tube; Ford Mustang
  • (1) Mount,rubber 5/8” X 6mm
  • (1) Plug, Plastic 5/8” X 5/16”
  • (1) Hose, Adapter 3.00/3.50x3 Blk
  • (1) 1/2” Bndhose Clamp, 2.56”-3.50”
  • (1) Hose Clamp #6 Mini
  • (1) Vacuum Cap, 3/8”
Installation Info
Tech Specs
Cold Air Intake Specifications
Year/Model: 2011-2014 V6 Filter Placement: Engine Bay
Material: 6061 Aluminium Finish: Gunmetal Gray
Manufacturer: AEM Computer Tune Required: No
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • V6 - 11, 12, 13, 14

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5/5
Good Choice

I sold my Airaid and chose this one. Looks and feels great.

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5/5
You can feel it.

I ordered KandN at first but it was out of stock so I opted for AEM and definitely pleased with the outcome. I also got the Bama tuner and I definitely recommend getting them together.

Helpful (1)

Overall Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars
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Overall Rating 4.6

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Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

  • Performance Gain 3.777778 3.8
  • Fit 4.777778 4.8



  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    February 14, 2017

    Great Product

    The materials all seem to be of great quality and the gunmetal finish looks great under the hood. I can definitely feel an improvement in throttle response, HP and TQ gains are not as noticeable. I was hoping for a bit more of a throaty sound into the higher RPMs but it's just not there. I mainly choose this intake because of the dry filter for easy maintence. Overall, a great looking, quality product that provides minor performance improvements. I imagine adding a tune would greatly increase the impact of this mod.

    DanD

    Year: 2012 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (1)

  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    December 06, 2016

    Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Polished (11-14 V6)

    Looks great

    I liked the way the AEM looked more than the KandN Typhoon so I went with the chrome. After install, I was happy with the fit and look. Sound wasn't much different from the factory air filter but I haven't done much testing at higher RPMs. Maybe taking the filter plate off might help with the sound?

    StangBoy

    Year: 2014 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    October 27, 2016

    Good Choice

    I sold my Airaid and chose this one. Looks and feels great.

    CycloneGuy

    Year: 2012 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 04, 2016

    Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Polished (11-14 V6)

    You can feel it.

    I ordered KandN at first but it was out of stock so I opted for AEM and definitely pleased with the outcome. I also got the Bama tuner and I definitely recommend getting them together.

    Malyfsborin88

    Year: 2012 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    May 22, 2016

    Great buy!

    I bought this cold air intake for my 2012 mustang. It didn't take long to install. Immediately after installing it I could tell a difference. This air intake have the engine a great sound.

    Mustangguy2

    Year: 2012 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    March 11, 2016

    Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Polished (11-14 V6)

    Sells itself!!!

    Fantastic product for the cost, plus extremely easy to install. I broke my right hand a few weeks ago and had to install my intake utilizing my one good hand and it still took me less than 30 minutes! After installation I went for a test drive and could feel the engine breath much better! I am extremely pleased with and would highly recommend this product to anybody.

    Redline12

    Year: 2012 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (1)

  • 3/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    January 21, 2016

    Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Polished (11-14 V6)

    Not Bad

    You can defiantly hear the difference from the stock box intake. Can't feel much of a difference in performance until reaching the higher rpms. Probably would work better with a tune.

    gabgar07

    Submodel: V6

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    June 13, 2017

    Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Polished (11-14 V6)

    Awesome!!!

    It looks and sounds awesome!!!! It was super easy to install!!!

    MikeLowry

    Year: 2014 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    April 03, 2017

    I love this CAI!!!!

    Great cold air intake!!! it looks amazing and gives your mustang a very custom look under the hood. I don't know about HP gains but the throttle response is a lot better.

    Glennk

    Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

    Helpful (0)

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