V6 Performance Mods2005+ Mustang V6 Performance and Technical Information
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I know there are plenty of threads concerning CAIs for the V-6, but what I would like to know, who actually has one, which one, did you get a tune, did the check engine light come on and are you happy with it?
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Hey Kev. I just did the Steeda CAI along with the X-Caliber II tune. Got it from Brenspeed. He had a preety good deal for both with 3 tunes. The install was a snap for the CAI, although I do wish they made a little more provisions for keeping it secure, but it's OK the way it is. That aside, I did the tune and install yesterday, and did get a chance to get it on the highway last night. Too much traffic to really get on it to see what the gains were, but I did feel a noticeable increase when I was able to get on it a little. So to answer your most important question, which in fact was MY concern as well, after about 75 miles or so while driving under a few different conditions, no check engine light at all.
Hope this helps!!
2005 Black V6 Premium Auto -JBA headers, JBA Dual exhaust T-Rex Billet grilles, Pinstriping by "Gary the Local Brush", Pioneer AVIC-D1 w/XM tuner inc NAV TRAFFIC. Steeda CAI. X-Caliber tuner w/ tunes from Brentspeed. 8" shorty antenna. Steeda brushed stainless radiator cover and fuse box cover.
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Legend Lime 2005 V6 premium+
Dark Charcoal w/ leather boots
painted mirror covers
AFE CAI w/ sct 2 tune
single gt muffler (for now)
17" premium wheels
Front and rear sway bar upgrade
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I got the same as the dude above, Steeda CAI and an SCT-2(also a Magnaflow muffler). Got the SCT-2 from Bamachips for $365! The check engine light was on for a few days but finally went off. It feels like I have an extra 30hp now. Not to mention there is no hesitation on takeoff and the better shifts.
Originally posted by kevinv-6@June 26, 2005, 6:38 AM I know there are plenty of threads concerning CAIs for the V-6, but what I would like to know, who actually has one, which one, did you get a tune, did the check engine light come on and are you happy with it?
I have installed this set up on the V6 cars and everybody seems really happy with it. We have shipped the Steeda/X-cal combo all over the U.S. and have not had anybody yet with any check engine lights no matter where they are at in the U.S.
As mentioned above the throttle response improvement is awesome and you will feel the power for sure.
If you have questions dont hesitate to call. We have X-cal 1 and 2 combo's in stock. Also if you want to just try the X-cal without the air kit I can hook you up with stock air box tunes and steeda tunes. That way if you get the air kit later you are ready to go.