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Old 04-07-2012, 12:05 AM   #321
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The shield seals itself against the hood liner when the hood is closed. It actually conforms to the hood liner. As far as I know, there isn't another on the market that does this, and likely won't be. We have a close relationship with Ford via their Technology Transfer Program, and actually used CAD data directly from Ford when engineering our heat shield so that it would perfectly conform to the hood liner.


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I really want to try it, but I am afraid I will hate the noise or feel just as much power with my current intake mod. What is your return policy like?
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Old 04-07-2012, 12:43 AM   #322
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I really want to try it, but I am afraid I will hate the noise or feel just as much power with my current intake mod. What is your return policy like?
their air filter is bigger, so it should offer more than your mod by itself, but your mod should make better numbers than their intake and stock inlets
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their air filter is bigger, so it should offer more than your mod by itself, but your mod should make better numbers than their intake and stock inlets
Bigger yes, but not by much IMO. The stock filter has a larger diameter (by about 1 CM) and the length is within the same variance. The S&B filter, the one on the Steeda kit, has a taper away from the MAF housing as well as an opening on the opposite side with a conical inlet. With guestimation from this you gain AT MOST 4 IN^2 of filter surface area.
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Bigger yes, but not by much IMO. The stock filter has a larger diameter (by about 1 CM) and the length is within the same variance. The S&B filter, the one on the Steeda kit, has a taper away from the MAF housing as well as an opening on the opposite side with a conical inlet. With guestimation from this you gain AT MOST 4 IN^2 of filter surface area.
ok, so it might not be worth $200 to him with his other mod
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ok, so it might not be worth $200 to him with his other mod

I am thinking of adding he new mission mod to mine. Wish here was dyno around here...

Truly the best thing about the Steeda kit is the MAF housing. Without it, it may not make much difference over others or some stock air intake mods, but a good tuner could take advantage of its design to get power no one else can. I am sure Steeda had this in mind when they decided to use this design. They do have the advantage of a technology exchange with Ford.
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I am thinking of adding he new mission mod to mine. Wish here was dyno around here...

Truly the best thing about the Steeda kit is the MAF housing. Without it, it may not make much difference over others or some stock air intake mods, but a good tuner could take advantage of its design to get power no one else can. I am sure Steeda had this in mind when they decided to use this design. They do have the advantage of a technology exchange with Ford.
yeah i am going to check out parts for newmission's mod right now, i want to do it with aluminum pipe, even if it means a slightly smaller diameter.
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I really want to try it, but I am afraid I will hate the noise or feel just as much power with my current intake mod. What is your return policy like?
you buy it and don't like it, I will buy it off you.
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