I ran a 3" MAF tube with stock MAF and no MAFia. 8 psi, 218whp, 216wtq.
Low end drive-abilty was effected some because the air was moving so slow over the MAF but I never had any problems.
2004 SVT: bewst'd!
2013 Escape SEL 2.0 Ecoboost 4WD
2004 F350 6.8L V10
1986 XR4Ti 2.3L Turbo, 15 psi