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Airaid MXP Series Cold Air Intake with SynthaFlow Oiled Filter (05-09 GT)

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      Review & Installation Video

      Hey everybody, Dave from Bama performance, and today I have an Airaid cold air intake kit, designed for your 05-09 Mustang GT. This kit comes with everything you’re going to need, including a tube insert, the tube itself, all the clamps, and a new heat shield and filter. Now something you might have noticed just by looking at it, this features a sleek, black design, right on down through the couplers. Something you might not have noticed, is this kit includes an insert, now this insert goes inside the tube, and slightly restricts flow, allowing you to run this kit on your 05-09 GT, right out of the box, with no tune required, and still see a good performance gain. But if you’re looking for maximum gains like we are today, we’re going to remove the insert, and put this on our 05 GT, and get some serious dyn numbers. But before we do that, let’s get our stock GT up there and see what our baseline performance numbers are. We produced 257 horse power and 285 ft/lbs of torque. So we just ran the car stock and immediately took that intake off and installed our Airaid all black cold air intake kit. We installed a 93 Octane Bama race tune, here’s what this will do for you, it’ll give the optimized spark timing, adjusts your variable cam timing, give you a perfect air/fuel ratio, and dramatically improve your throttle response. We re-ran it with the Bama tune. Showing up with an additional 27 horse power and 26 ft/lbs of torque.

      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • Improves Horsepower and Fuel Efficiency
      • Provides Filtration Down to Two Microns
      • Filters are Washable and Reusable
      • NO Computer Re-Tune Required with Modular Venturi Tube Installed
      • CARB EO Number:D-609-18 (April 2005-2006)
      • Fits 2005-2009 Mustang GT


      Increase horsepower and torque. Airaid Cold Air Intake Systems are computer designed to give your engine maximum air flow, which translates to more horsepower, torque and improved fuel efficiency. Airaid intakes are dyno tested and tuned for maximum performance and efficiency.

      Superior Filtration. This cold air intake not only improves horsepower, but it also provides superior air filtration, since it includes an Airaid Premium Filter with SynthaFlow® technology. SynthaFlow® is a synthetic nano-fiber material that traps the smallest dirt particles down to 2 microns in size that ordinary cotton-gauze "performance" filters just can't capture. And best of all Airaid Premium Filters are washable and re-usable saving you money. 

      Modular Venturi Tube (MVT). This Cold Air Intake does not require a tune when installed with the included "Modular Venturi Tube". The Modular Venturi Tube (MVT) can be removed for off-road use only.

      CARB Certified. Best of all this Airaid Mustang FIPK Air Intake Kit is 50-state smog legal under Carb EO# D-609-18. for April 2005 through 2006 GT models. Unfortunately the Cold Air Intake is not CARB Certified for the 2007 to 2009 models.

      This Airaid Cold Air Intake with a SynthaFlow Oiled Filter is designed to fit the 2005-2009 Mustang GT. No computer re-tune is required with the Modular Venturi Tube is installed.

      Note: Coupon codes cannot be applied to this product.

      Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Details

      MPN# 450-172

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (87)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.9 out of 5 overall rating from 87 customers

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      • March 25, 2020

        5 2006 GT - Mikey3v Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Easy install

        Bolts right up. Immediately felt the difference with the throttle.

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      • March 13, 2020

        5 2006 GT - Royce Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Good stuff

        Straight forward bolt on as expected. Favorite thing about it is the option to run it with or without a tune when given the sleeve for the inside of the tube.

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      • February 04, 2020

        5 2009 GT - richard Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Airaid MXP Install

        This has got to be one of the easiest installs I ever did. The immediate sound of extra power reminds me of the 60s when we would remove our aircleaner filter to get that crazy air intake sound. Total install was less than an hour while I watched TV in my garage.

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      • April 02, 2019

        5 2005 GT - LonD Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Look good

        Looks good bolted right on car can breathe now i love how it looks makes car run better you must buy

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      • February 28, 2019

        5 2006 GT - WilliamD


        It's everything that it's advertised to be great purchas

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      • January 27, 2019

        5 2006 GT - AaronS Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Great Product

        The guys and gals from American Muscle really hooked me up with this product, I had bought another cold air intake that said no tune required, but kept throwing codes for being too lean. This was an easy install and no tune required and no codes coming up. Nice part is if I do decide to tune later all I do is slide the internal sleeve out.

        Helpful (3)
      • December 08, 2018

        5 2005 GT - JerryB Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Great sound

        Was very satisfied with this product. First aftermarket part and I really love the sound between 3 and 4 thousand rpms.

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      • September 27, 2018

        5 2006 GT - JosephP Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Airraid mxp cold air intake

        Great product! Easy installation! You can really hear and feel the difference when you get on the throttle. Install takes about an hour with easy to follow step by step picture instructions.

        Helpful (7)
      • April 30, 2018

        5 2006 GT - TomN Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Great fit and finish

        Opened box and got a great surprise, everything needed to complete assembly was there. The next great surprise was that it went together so well and everything fit as it was supposed to. Looks great, very nice product. Highly recommended!

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      • April 11, 2018

        5 2005 GT - Nathaniel Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Airaid MXP Series CAI

        Great mod in my opinion, no tube required and very easy to install. If you looking for a cai , then this is the one!

        Helpful (9)

      Questions & Answers (13 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      How much gain w/out a tune? Is it worth it? I have a drop in k&n filter in my stock airbox. Would it be worth it to get a cai system w/out a tune bc im trying to avoid getting a tune. Will it still increase the airflow to make a difference in sound and performance over the k&n drop in filter? Im mainly looking for a deeper sound, better fuel economy, and a few more hps. Thanks

      • Yes, It will increase air flow a bit and you will get that old school deep sound from under the hood when you get on the gas. If I were you I would get one like the no tune required Air Raid. It has a insert called a Modular Venturi Tube which restricts the air flow just enough to not require a tune. Then if you should decide to get a tune you just remove the insert and you have a full race CAI that requires a tune. The best of both wolds. Because trust me down the road you will want a tune.

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      If I buy the sct tuner and this cai is there a tune on the sct ready for it and with the tunes on the sct Will i need to keep the restrictor on or take it off

      • If you are using the pre-loaded SCT tunes you will need to keep the restrictor on. However, if you have custom tunes once you get a tune update you can run with the restrictor off.

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      Will the engine/intake be noticeably louder with this intake installed w/o a tune? And does it increase exhaust volume too or just intake volume?

      • No, theAiraid MXP Series Cold Air Intake w/ SynthaFlow Oiled Filter will not cause a noticeable difference in engine/intake sound. This will just increase the intake volume. 

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      If I buy the sct tuner and I run this intake is there a preloaded tune for with the restriction on. And is there one with out the restriction on

      • The SCT tuner would have a pre-loaded tune for this intake with the venturi tube insert in. However, with the insert removed then you will need a custom tune.

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      If i bought this intake and removed the venturi tube would it be the same intake as the tune required airaid race intake? I would like this one better if so cause i could run it with the stock tune some or airaid induction tune with the venturi tube removed.

      • Unfortunately, this intake and the Airaid race intake would not be the same item regardless of the venturi tube. However, with the venturi tube removed and a tune installed you would be able to see gains close to what the race intake would get you.

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      8 More Questions
      Hello everyone. I have a GT500 throttle body on my 2006 GT. The original air intake did not fit over the bigger size throttle body. Will this fit on that GT500 throttle body? 1 answer
      I'm just wondering what is the difference in the MXP and the race Besides the tuner? Will the MXP have the same performance later on when I get a tuner as the race? 1 answer
      so this CAI works with and without a tune? 1 answer
      Is this a 110mm MAF Housing with MVT removed? 1 answer
      If I add a 62mm TB at the same time do I need a tune if I leave the MVT in? I have an 08' GT 2 answers
      Venturi Removed & BAMA tune run on Octane 87? Hi! I want to now if we could use this CAI with the modular venturi tube (MVT) removed with a street tune octane 87 from BAMA? If we remove the MVT, is it mandatory to use octane 91 or better or we could use octane 87? Thanks! 2 answers
      Does this need a new throttle body for will stock work? I have a 2006 ford mustang gt and I just wanted to know will the stock throttle body fit this cold air or does it need a different sized throttle body? 4 answers
      Will this CAI work with a 62mm throttle body 3 answers

      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      Hardware included:
      • (3) Three Large Bolts
      • (3) Three Washers
      • (2) Two Small Bolts
      • (4) Four Hose Clamps
      • (1) One Aluminum Sleeve
      • (1) One Grommet
      • (1) One Tall Grommet
      • (1) One Torx Bit

      Tech Specs

      Cold Air Intake Specifications
      Year/Model: 2005-2009 GT Filter Placement: Engine Bay
      Material: High Density Polyethylene Finish: Black
      Manufacture: Airaid Computer Tune Required: No - with Modular Venturi Tube installed

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