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C&L Cold Air Intake w/ 80mm MAF (96-01 GT)

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    Features & Details

    • Maximize Airflow for More Horsepower
    • 80mm MAF Housing
    • Flow Bench Engineered and Tested
    • Durable Cast Aluminum Construction
    • High Flow Reusable Air Filter
    • Easy Installation
    • No Tune Required
    • CARB EO Number: D-640
    • Fits 1996-2001 GT, Excludes Bullitt
    • Made in the USA
    Maximum Airflow. A C&L Performance Cold Air Intake kit will completely replaces your 4.6L Mustangs restrictive factory air box and paper filter element with a high flow filter assembly to maximize airflow for a noticeable increase in horsepower, torque and performance.

    80mm MAF Housing. This C&L Performance cold air intake kit features a unique design that incorporates a 80mm MAF housing right into the air inlet tube for smoother air flow and a clean custom look under the hood. The MAF housing has already been calibrated for use with the factory 19lb fuel injectors (MAF sensor not included).

    Made in the USA. Proudly made in the USA from the highest quality materials available, this C&L Performance Cold Air Intake has been extensively flow bench tested and engineered to out perform the competition.

    No Tune Required. Unlike other Cold Air Intakes on the market, the C&L CAI does not require a computer re-tune. The engineers at C&L really did their homework to improve your pony's power using the factory tune.

    Rechargeable High Flow Filter. Included with your C&L Cold Air Kit is a high-flow, reusable, rechargeable filter. That means no more spending money on OEM paper filters that waste money and horsepower. Just clean your C&L filter, re-oil it, and put it back on to save money and enjoy better performance in one shot.

    Easy Installation. C&L Performance 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 C&L Cold Air Intake Kit is 50-state smog legal under Carb EO# D-640.

    Application. This C&L Performance Cold Air Intake System is specifically designed for use on 1996 to 2001 GT Mustangs equipped with the SOHC 2-valve 4.6L V8 engine. Excludes 2001 Bullitt models.

    Fitment: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Details

    What's in the Box
    • (1) Air filter
    • (1) Heat shield
    • (1) Intake tube
    • (1) MAF Housing
    • (2) Couplers
    • (4) Band Clamps
    • (1) Torx Bit
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Cold Air Intake Specifications
    Year/Model: 1996-2001 GT Filter Placement: Engine Bay
    Material: Cast Aluminum Finish: Natural
    Manufacture: C&L Computer Tune Required: No
    Will it fit my Mustang?
    • Bullitt - 01
    • GT - 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01

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    2 Questions / 4 Answers

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    Does this work with the Stock MAF sensor? Or do you have to buy a new one?

    SWonTree86

    • Yes, this will work with the stock MAF sensor, but may require a tune depending on your other mod's or even the cold air intake.

      FlyinStang

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    Is this a better horsepower gain then the BBK cold air intake?

    BrandonGTboy

    • With cold air BBK and K&N are the two big names with great quality but all cold air are essentially the same so a cheaper alternative should be just as good.

      mbarragan

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    Customer Reviews (9) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.6

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

    • Performance Gain 4.625 4.6
    • Fit 4.75 4.8



    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 20, 2014

      Nice upgrade

      I replaced my SR intake with this. The car seems to have more torque and runs stronger over 3k RPM compared to the SR intake.

      Chris1525

      Year: 2000 Submodel: GT Oklahoma City, OK, USA

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      March 14, 2017

      Better throttle response

      I purchased this about a month ago and what a difference with the throttle response. Very easy install took a little over an hour and fits very well. It also has a very nice look under the hood. I would recommend this product to anyone looking for significant throttle response.

      LeeA

      Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      December 07, 2011

      Great looks, easy install, good performance

      Great looking intake. Took about 20 minutes to install. The larger diameter, smoother MAF housing is a big improvement over factory. All in all a nice addition to the engine bay looks and performance wise.

      Theytookmyname

      Year: 1998 Submodel: GT PA

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    • 2/5

      August 08, 2016

      Not bad....

      I had some minor issues getting the whole thing to fit due to the enormous filter. (4"inlet x 9" L). I did get it to squeeze in, but the upper radiator support interferes with a quick install. I went and purchased a universal filter, and I retained the stock MAF housing. The aluminum CandL 80MM one kept creating a P0174 lean bank 2 code, and since putting the OEM housing back on it hasn't come back. With the money I had spent with AM I wish I had looked for a used one on Ebay.

      warewolf39

      Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 13, 2015

      Great bang for the buck!

      Sounds great, looks great! Love the power difference I could feel immediately after installing this! Would highly recommend

      LEDtailLights

      Year: 2001 Submodel: GT San Diego CA

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 29, 2015

      A must for your stang!!!!!!!

      Very easy install. Had a BBK cold air intake which compared to this C and L intake w/80mm MAF there's a HUGE difference in throttle response, engine runs much smoother and definitely gives your engine more power when used with the SCT 4 Bank Eliminator chip. Never really felt any power gains with the BBK intake plus chip, but the C and L intake w/80mm MAF, the power and throttle response was evident right away!!!!!;-) Wish I would have bought this a few years ago. This cost's more money$$$ but is worth it andI highly recommend this C and L product if you're looking to add an intake to your Mustang. And as always was shipped fast......................

      98StangGT

      Year: 1998 Submodel: GT Largo, FL

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 05, 2017

      Great CAI

      Easy install and high quality , car is more responsive and adds a great sound with the Flowmaster cat back exhaust.

      AlfredM

      Year: 1998 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 20, 2017

      nice snugg fit

      I was able reinstall the tower strut brace which I had removed because of previous intake.

      JrM

      Year: 1997 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      June 03, 2017

      C l cold air intake

      Works well , nice bang for your buck, fits good nice throttle response good gain

      TobyA

      Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

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