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AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Polished (05-06 GT)

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  • MPN# 21-8112DP

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    Features & Details

    • Improves Airflow for Better Performance
    • More Torque and Horsepower
    • Reusable Dryflow Filter, No Messy Oils
    • CNC Mandrel-Bent Intake Pipe
    • Bright Mirror Polished Finish
    • NO Computer Re-Tune Required
    • CARB EO Number: D-670-15
    • Lifetime Warranty
    • Fits 2005-2006 4.6L GT Mustangs
    Boosts Horsepower. An AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake will improve 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 4.6L GT Mustangs restrictive factory air box, intake tube and paper filter element with a Dryflow filter assembly for increased HP and TQ.

    No Tune Required. Unlike other Cold Air Intakes on the market for the 4.6L GT 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 factory tune.

    Reusable Dry 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 bright mirror-like polished 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.

    CARB Certified. Best of all this Mustang AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake Kit is 50-state smog legal under Carb EO# D-670-15.

    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 Polished Brute Force Cold Air Intake System is specifically designed to fit the 2005 to 2006 GT Mustangs equipped with the SOHC 4.6L V8 Modular engine and does not require re-tuning the vehicles computer for operation.

    Note: Coupon codes cannot be applied to this product.

    Fitment: 2005 2006 Details

    CA Residents: Warning: California's Proposition 65

    What's in the Box
    • 1 Air Filter Assy. 3.25 X 9" Dry Ele.
    • 1 Upper Pipe
    • 1 Lower Pipe
    • 1 Heat Shield
    • 1 Hose, Adapter 3.50/3.25x2.50
    • 1 Hose, Adapter 3.50 To Oval EPDM
    • 2 Zip Tie, 6 Long
    • 1 Wrench; Torx T20 T/R, L- Key
    • 1 Mount, Rubber 1" X 8mm
    • 2 O-Ring, Size 2-145
    • 1 TB Spacer
    • 1 Isolator, Mustang GT HC Trap
    • 1 Rubber Edge Trim 20"
    • 1 Nipple, Ford 04+, Weld On
    • 1 Heat Shield Bracket
    • 2 Bolt, Hex/Flange M6-1 X 20
    • 2 Bolt, Socket M4-0.7 X 10mm
    • 4 Washer, 8mm Soft Mount
    • 1 Nut, M6 Hex Serrated
    • 2 Nut, M8 Hex Serrated
    • 1 Hose Clamp, 4.00"-5.00"
    • 3 1/2" Bnd. Hose Clamp, 3.15"-4.00"
    • 1 1/2" Bnd. Hose Clamp, 2.90"-3.75"
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Cold Air Intake Specifications
    Year/Model: 2005-2006 GT Filter Placement: Engine Bay
    Material: 6061 Aluminium Finish: Polished
    Manufacturer: AEM Computer Tune Required: No
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    Questions & Answers (2)

    2 Top Rated Questions

    How easy is it to modify to fit the 2008 ? Maybe some guidance ? Or is it easier to just return and get the model mentioned above ?

    • We can only confirm fitment for the 05-06 Mustang GT's and we would be unable to confirm fitment for your make and model. For our selection that has been confirmed to fit for your 2008 GT please check out selection linked here:

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    This will not fit 2008 ? What is the difference ?

    • Several minor changes were made to allow this to be a perfect fit for each of the different year ranges. AEM chose to do this split to prevent a more universal fit, or requiring minor changes where parts are included but not needed, or ports need to be capped. We offer this intake for 2007-2009 Mustangs at the link below:

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    Customer Reviews (6) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.5

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

    • Performance Gain 3.833333 3.8
    • Fit 4.333333 4.3

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      February 17, 2018

      Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Gunmetal Gray (05-06 GT)


      Easy install, instructions weren't so clear but i managed to do the install without it. Engine bay looks so much nicer with it and i can feel some power gain with no tune. Recommend this for all s197s


      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 23, 2017

      Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Gunmetal Gray (05-06 GT)

      Great starter mod

      The fit was perfect and the finish on the tubing was awesome. Everything bolted right up in about half an hour and the gains were noticeable immediately. You can hear the intake inhaling when you step on the gas and you will definitely feel the extra kick. Great mod if you are starting out and will be an easy install even if you are not mechanically experienced. Highly suggest!


      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      January 20, 2017

      Awesome intake

      Great addition under the hood. Looks and sounds great when you put your foot into it. Simple instructions and installation took a little over an hour. Highly recommend.


      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      December 05, 2016

      Cold Air

      All in all a great product...A perfect fit and definitely makes a difference. Car is much more throatier and has a nice sound when driving. Although the wrong heat shield came with the cold air American Muscle made sure the correct one was recieved with no hassle. Great team to buy from.


      Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

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    • 3/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      June 15, 2016

      Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Gunmetal Gray (05-06 GT)

      06 GT 4.6 AEM CAI installed

      The first one had defective MAF screw threads, snapped a screw, got replacement ssent after a bit of insisting (threads were not deep enough and wrong thread) got replacement pack of 4 MAF screws( it only takes 2) from dealer for $8, American Muscle really needs to update their install instructions, and tips, (breather tube is plastic, not metal, hard to insert all the way, use some grease and a socket to push in all the way) I got better ones from AEM site. Sounds great and definitely better off the line, will see if any better mpg, had it up to 100 mph but ran out of road, lol So far so good though, seat covers next! P.S. no tune required for AEM P.P.S. I'd give it 2 hour install, take your time and make sure all fits


      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      March 12, 2016

      Review from AEM Brute Force Cold Air Intake - Gunmetal Gray (05-06 GT)

      Very Satisfied

      It was an easy install that probably took me about 20 -30 minutes to do, I instantly noticed a difference with my gas, power and of course sound. I highly recommend this product for a relatively cheap upgrade that is pretty noticeable.


      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

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