(approx) 1 Hour
Simple installation for anyone.
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- BBK Cold Air Intake Installation Guide (2005-2010 V6)
Hey guys, Mike Wilson here with AmericanMuscle.com, standing here with the BBK cold air intake kit for the 2005-2009 Mustang V6. We’re going to combine this with a Bama race tune to see how much horse power and torque we get. But before we do that, we’re going to make a dyno run stock so we get some baseline horse power and torque numbers. Stock, our 2005 V6 automatic put down 172 horse power and 196 ft/lbs of torque. The BBK cold air intake kit is a great first modification that combines both power and style. By removing the factory restrictive airbox, and replacing with an open element reusable air filter, and a straight intake tube, you’ll notice increased horse power, torque, acceleration, and a throaty engine sound. And its bright, chrome finish, will definitely enhance the under-hood appearance of your Mustang. Now we’re going to install this cold air intake, which should take less than an hour, and can be done with simple hand tools you have at home. Along with the cold air intake, we also installed one of our 93 octane Bama race tunes. A custom tune from Bama performance adjusts engine parameters to maximize your performance through optimized air/fuel ratio, spark advance, enhanced throttle response, and for automatics, increased shift firmness and adjustable shift points. Now lets do another dyno run, see what kind of horse power and torque numbers we can get. We installed the BBK cold air intake kit along with a Bama performance tune and our car put down 192 horse power and 218 ft/lbs of torque, gaining as much as 23 horse power and 32 ft/lbs of torque throughout the curve. We installed the BBK cold air intake kit and a Bama performance tune all in under an hours time using simple hand tools, and gained as much as 23 horse power and 32 ft/lbs of torque.
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May 19, 2020
Sounds better, accelerates better. Less hesitation. Highly recommend for 1st modification.Helpful (0)
May 18, 2020
Nice little CAI. Gives a little hiss like an angry snake and I found gave a little more power / responsiveness. Really easy to install. You may have to adjust the heat shield a bit, but it is very flexible.Helpful (0)
May 09, 2020
BBK Cold Air Intake
Good product, really gave it that sucking sound when giving it gas and could feel the slight performance boost.Helpful (0)
May 06, 2020
Was totally pleased with American Muscle. Package arrived on time. The bbk chrome intake tube is a nice, clean look and I can tell a differrnce in my 2007 V6 Mustang performance. With the Flowmaster American Thunder Axle back exhaust, bbk cold air induction and a 93 octane performance tune, and a Whiteline adjustable panhard bar, it performs much better. Better top end and better throttle response. Dont know about gas milage but then I didnt add these parts to get better gas milage. Thanks American Muscle.Helpful (0)
April 21, 2020
Really gave it a roar up front for sure, definitely feel a big difference in performance.Helpful (3)
April 20, 2020
Good product but one issue
Its a good product over all. Sounds sick.. but the MAF sensor only goes in backwards so that kept my car from staying on i came and checked out the reviews and some guy used electrical tape to hold Up the MAF sensor and i tried it and it worked. I was wondering if what to do now.Helpful (5)
April 07, 2020
Running lean :D
Got code P0171 bank 1 shortly after installing CAI. P0174 bank 2 system too lean. P0191 is old but it’s there too!! Now to take to mechanic I thinkHelpful (4)
February 21, 2020
Very tight squeeze to fit, mass air flow sensor bracket came stripped of the groovesHelpful (4)
February 11, 2020
Great fit and sound
I hooked this up on about 20 minutes. Took it for a test run and it sounded great and I really think it Added a little kick. No codes and very happy with it.Helpful (3)
December 27, 2019
This product is everything that it was designed to be. I will give more details when I reveal the MAKING OF SKOOL'S 2010, 100 4.0.Helpful (3)
Does this C.A.I increase your MPG? Does the bbk cold air intake increase your mpg? and if so by how much? Also this is without any tune being put on. Thanks
It decreased my MPG because im slamming the acceleration all the time now hahhaa Ill gladly sacrifice MPG to feel that instant acceleration and hear that whistle :)
Should I upgrade my exhaust before I put it in? I'm not planing on tuning it anytime soon A friend told me that I should upgrade the exhaust first, since it could damage the Engine, due to increased airflow.
The BBK CAI does not require a computer re-tune but it is recommended since you will have more airflow and could possibly have your car run lean. An exhaust will also help with the air flow but is not needed.
does it cut down my seconds and it does how much? right now its a 8.9 seconds
The BBK Cold Air Intake may cut down the quarter mile time depending on what tune it is paired with. This CAI weighs approximately 11 lbs.
How much does this product weigh in total?
Shipping weight on this product is 11 pounds.
how do you reset your computer ?
You would need a dealer to flash your ECM.
This is CARB legal under CARB EO Number: D-245-14. This applies to 2005-2008 only, it is not legal for the 2009 model year. It does not require a tune.
This piece is only 50-state legal for 2008-2010. For 2009-2010, please refer to your state's local laws regarding legality.
This cold air intake definitely should not turn on your check engine light. If you experience this or more symptoms similar to what you have described here, please contact our customer service department right away so a customer service agent can offer their assistance to resolve this issue to the best of our ability.
The installation of this BBK cold air intake should in no way turn on your check engine light. If you experience this issue please contact our customer service department right away so we can help resolve this issue as soon as possible.
This BBK cold air intake should for no reason turn on the check engine light. If you experience this issue please contact our customer service department so they can assist you in resolving this issue.
The BBK filter will come pre-oiled.
The BBK Cold Air Intake allows more airflow compared to the stock intake. You will see a slight power increase, but we suggest getting a tune to get the max horsepower increase.
The BBK Cold Air Intake does not require a tune, and will not cause your check engine light to come on. Just make sure that it is tightened down properly, and there are no leaks. The only difference between the 2 intakes is the finish. The performance will be the same!
The BBK Cold Air Intake will work with a 70mm throttle body. The coupler may be very tight, however, it will indeed fit.
(approx) 1 Hour
Simple installation for anyone.
What's in the Box
|Year/Model:||2005-2010 V6||Filter Placement:||Engine Bay|
|Manufacture:||BBK||Computer Tune Required:||No|