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Old 06-18-2007, 09:01 PM   #191
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well heres one www.steedafocus.com although its a short ram and not so much cai....but i love mine.

and welcome to the boards as well.


oh and you have a duratec motor...not a zetec.
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Old 06-18-2007, 09:28 PM   #192
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hey thanks man, i always get confused on the zetec/duratec...i could probably benefit with the short anyways with these pennsylvania rains.
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Old 06-18-2007, 10:36 PM   #193
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no prob bro...the steeda is a good buy.
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great post. I learned alot
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still deciding on which one to get winter bout to come up so i might just get a sri. but during the spring and summer just reinstall the stock intake.
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Old 08-01-2007, 10:22 PM   #196
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I bought my Pitch Black SVT 5 door in June and am just delving into what I can do, I like easy and an intake seems it fits the bill. With the short intakes I see I can gain about 5 hp but what about my mileage, I don't want to give away 28-30 mpg(depending on how hard I jump on it.) Any hints.
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Old 08-05-2007, 12:31 AM   #197
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I bought my Pitch Black SVT 5 door in June and am just delving into what I can do, I like easy and an intake seems it fits the bill. With the short intakes I see I can gain about 5 hp but what about my mileage, I don't want to give away 28-30 mpg(depending on how hard I jump on it.) Any hints.
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An air intake will increase your mpg, not decrease. Its actually the reason why i'm getting one. You may see 2-3 mpg increase on the highway, but no guarantee on that. I'm making my own and only cost $70, its both a CAI and Ram intake.
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Old 08-09-2007, 07:03 AM   #198
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I had an AEM CAI in PA for...2 years or so, never had any issues with sucking up water (but i sure did try ;D) Although in retrospect, perhaps testing the bypass valve at WOT in deep-ass puddles maybe wasnt the wisest choice... Anyway, the only problem i had with it was the bypass valve was a weakpoint in the intake itself - I went through two of them breaking in half just from "normal" driving. the intake itself i was very pleased with. Good sound, good response, good power. But after the second valve broke and i ran over the bottom section of my own intake, i'd had enough. Since then i've tried a weapon R intake (DONT!!) it was a POS with very low build quality, and my current Injen which I love. Can tell a minor difference in power, especially when it's hot outside, but not much. And it sounds much more ballsier since the piping is a little bigger. Hope this helped someone!
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Don't get a short ram the suck in all the heat. Go with a AEM type CAI or something like it. They make a Bomz CAI on ebay that it just like the AEM only it isn't at painted.
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Is anybody useing the K&N FIPK Gen II. I've always been a K&N fan and I am looking at getting one for the SVT.
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