You probably won't see much gain since 1) you still have the stock exhaust manifold so it still bottlenecks at the smallest point and 2)without a tune, your engine will ignore it's extra potential and continue to try to drive as if it was stock
highly recommend the airaid intake paired with a ford racing snorkel or velossatech snorkel. been running one on my car for 3 years now and intake temps are normally about 5 degrees above ambient temp. that box extension shield that the airaid comes with does a great job keeping the engine bay heat out.
if you go with airaid only suggestion is to swap out the gasket seal they have at the top of the extension. the one it comes with is like a blade style gasket and will cut into the fire blanket on the hood. i swapped mine out for a bulb style one and it works better. looks like this.
Anyone have any ideas on where to get some for the mk3? Or any aftermarket upgrades besides the sts and bracket & the clutch? I’m gonna need to do something with my syncros soon.
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Never got around to thanking Tom and sharing my experience on FF so here it is!
2014 Ford Focus SE
I had the shudder and was seeking a remedy and stumbled across Tom's Tune on these Forums.
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