I have to agree, Airaid intake sounds amazing. Most convincing argument: I frequently get compliments on my car's sound from course workers.
If it sounds nasty, it's probably because it was hitting the fender in a weird way and rattling. If someone is willing to dig through this thread: https://www.allfordmustangs.com/forum...t-hot-air.html
I document all the things I found wrong with my Airaid and how I fixed them.
2012 V6 Base. 6-speed. 3.31. Roush Wheel Hop Kit. BMR 38mm Front Swaybar. Camber Modded Koni Yellow Struts. Linear Steeda Sport Springs. J&M Camber Plates. J&M Panhard Bar. Airaid Intake. 93R Bama Tune. BBK Ceramic Shorties. Carbon Fiber Trac-Lok w/ Finned Cover. Hawk SR pads. GT Rotors. Spec Al Flywheel & Stage I Clutch, 18x10.5 ET38 Enkei PF01 Wheels. 285 30 R18 RE-71r tires. Boss 302 Radiator.