(approx) 1 Hour
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
Ford Performance's 90-millimeter Mass Air Meter is a great option for the '96 through to '04 two-valve owners out there that have more or less maxed out their current air intake setup with plenty of other air and exhaust mods like a cold air, intake manifold, throttle body, and headers. And, in my humble opinion, its huge MAF housing upgrade is really geared for forced induction applications. But in terms of the installation here, guys, this is getting an easy one out of three wrenches in the difficulty meter here, less than an hour of work with basic hand tools as it's merely just gonna be replacing your existing setup. So what exactly is this stack? Well, at face value, guys, it's a mass air meter, nothing nuts about that, and it's gonna go in between your air filter and your throttle body. But why would you want or, more importantly, need a bigger mass sensor? Well, the word "need" is key here, and, generally speaking, the stock MAF unit can only handle so much air. Now, when you've bought every other air and exhaust bolt-on available, or you're going forced induction, you're more or less adding too much airflow for the stock MAF unit, and that's where this upgrade comes in. And not only is airflow something that's key here, but having the right amount of fuel is another variable that you really need to pay close attention to. Your injectors will come into play here along with needing a tune, and, with that said, a tune is also really important here when installing this MAF unit, and this is something that we see our customers using with cars that are already being dyno-tuned. Now, either way, if you're the owner that's maxed out your naturally aspirated mods or you're looking into a turbo or a blower, this is going to be a must-have mod in order to avoid having your factory MAF pegged because of that increased flow. So the requirements aside, guys, you're looking at a quality Ford Performance takeoff here, and now this same MAF sensor is found on the blown SVT Lightning, and it's made from a rugged injection-molded body, which is gonna help reduce heat soak, which can be common on heavily modded or blown cars. Now, speaking of factory modification, this will need some wiring adjustments on the '02 through '04 GTs, the Machs, and the '03, '04 Cobra. Now, these models have the intake air temp sensor built right into the stock MAF. While this unit does not add an external IAT, it does need to be added so your ECU can look at the temperature to control timing accurately. But in terms of the pricing here, guys, expect to be sweated just about 130 bucks for this unit, and that is gonna be one of the most affordable MAF meters in this diameter at the time of shooting this video. And it's a small price to pay considering you'd likely spend a ton of money under the hood of your car with this helping you get that extra bit of power when it counts. Now, installation-wise, you're looking at a very straightforward one out of three wrenches on the difficulty meter here out of 30 minutes to an hour job. You will start with disconnecting the wiring harness for the factory sensor. You're gonna use the ratchet and socket set to unbolt the housing from your setup. Now, from there, swap over to the other side and use a flathead to unclamp the housing from the coupler. Now, you then wanna remove that completely and then swap it out with your Ford Performance 90-millimeter option. Replace the bolts, plug in your harness, tighten your couplers, and you're ready to go. This set's gonna wrap up my quick review and breakdown of Ford Performance's 90-millimeter Mass Air Meter/Sensor fitting the 1996 through 2004 4.6-liter Mustang that can be found right here at americanmuscle.com
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November 04, 2018
It really fixed my idle problem that can bind with the custom tune they wrote really finished off all the things I did to my car.Helpful (6)
September 14, 2018
Adds about 150hp I put it on But I also take the air filter off so the air intake gets a lot of airflow since it’s a 90mm I also have a bbk78mm tb full bolt on. It even shoots flames like a gtr. It breaks a lot of necks all because of this 90mm MAFHelpful (16)
August 09, 2018
Very easy to put on took like 10 min or less. An with it being tuned be bama it make the car run an shift clearer. I can tell the difference from before.Helpful (8)
August 01, 2018
Part was good size was wrong. It would be nice to have the air intake linked up in a package deal, with the right mass air flow sensor. And adapter.Helpful (7)
July 09, 2018
Perfect for boost, will have to buy a separate couplerHelpful (6)
June 15, 2018
Should complement my 98GT build nicely as my intake is huge.Helpful (6)
March 02, 2018
I have a 1999 Mustang Cobra and it worked with my old cold air intake and it works with the jlt Next Generation cold air intake and the jlt Next Generation cold air intake Works underneath the front strut brace on a 1999 Cobra. The jlt Next Generation cold air intake comes with the correct adapter for the 90 mm maf sensorHelpful (11)
January 25, 2018
I bought this along with a JLT CAI. was a little hard to find a cupler to fit over the ends and it definitely makes a difference in air flow when paired with other intake parts.Helpful (7)
January 25, 2018
90mm maf sensor
Did not fit my application like intended by the company... Horrible do not buy for 96-98 Cobra.Helpful (9)
October 06, 2017
Part did not fit know one sold a sleeve for it so I sent it backHelpful (10)
I have a 00 GT with pretty much all bolt-ons (Airaid CAI, 78mm bbk throtlebody and plenum, aluminum Professional Products air intake manifold, BBK long tube headers and 2.5 in diameter exaust all the way to the tips, 24lb inyectos, etc. I do have a SCT X4 tuner that does give you the option to change to a 90mm light maf but I do not have a dyno tune on it. Will it work for me?
The Ford Performance 90mm Mass Air Meter / Sensor will work on your Mustang with the required custom tuning.
Can BAMA tune for this MAF or do I need a Dyno?
Yes, you would be able to get a Bama tune with this 90mm Maf.
I'm thinking about buying this to replace a pre-tuned bbk maf both due to the fact that I am having tuner issues with the bbk, and because I'm planning on switching to 04 aviator heads in a few months, and my next step after that is, of course, a large supercharger. I know this will be causing torque loss initially with my 96 sohc heads, but I do need to know if this comes pre-tuned for a certain size injector or if I have to get the size I end up using tuned in. I also want to know if this is the right connector because it's currently too cold for me to go out and check.
Can I use this product with 47lb injectors if I get them both tuned since this is not pre calibrated?
As long as both calibrated with a tune these will work yes.
is there an adapter that will work for this for the oe 6 pin pigtail to the 4 pin plug on the maf
Unfortunately, at this time, we do not carry a 6 pin to 4 pin adapter for this MAF. We apologize for the inconvenience of this.
Yes, this part will work with your 2001 Bullit Mustang with a custom tune from BamaPerformance.
The Ford Performance 90mm Mass Air Meter would not be required for your setup, as this part will require a dyno tune, and the OEM MAF can handle around 600hp. There are a number of causes that could create the issue you are seeing, from a vacuum leak to a failed or dirty MAF sensor and a number of other concerns.
Yes, this will work with the JLT Short Ram, and Bama Performance would be able to provide a custom tune!
Some years of the Mustang will have a 6 pin MAF due to a few changed Ford made. An adapter would be required for these Mustangs
We do apologize but without physically inspecting your vehicle we would be unable to determine the cause of the issue at play here and would rather not speculate. We would advise having someone diagnose the vehicle in person directly and then reach out back to us once the issue was properly diagnosed.
The only adapter we offer is the SCT 2900 Big Air MAF Cone Filter Adapter. This adapter only works with the cone style filter BA-2600 or BA-3000.
The Ford Performance 90mm Mass Air Meter / Sensor requires a custom dyno tune as the tune require calibrations from live data. Due to this process, Bama Performance is unable to tune for this component, we apologize.
I do apologize about that, the Ford Performance 90mm Mass Air Meter / Sensor is meant for racing applications for as much air flow as possible. I do not believe this item will solve the problem you are facing. I would recommend one of the BBK Mass Air Meters, which one you go with will depend on what size injectors you plan on using.
The Ford Performance 90mm Mass Air Meter / Sensor includes the housing and the sensor. Since the Mass Air Meter / Sensor requires a tune, this will essentially work with any modifications after calibration.
The Ford Performance 90mm Mass Air Meter / Sensor comes with the sensor and the housing as a package.
(approx) 1 Hour
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
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