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So, I bought a 2012 v6 a month ago and it's pretty nice. It's no 91 5.0, but I definitely enjoy the 32 mpg.. and the fact that once tuned it may be able to run down my dad's stock 2005 GT. lol. The only thing I hate is the laggy transmission on occasion, and the 114/115 speed limiter.

My birthday's coming up, and I'm looking at buying the American Muscle airaid cai/Bama tuner kit to boost my torque and horsepower, though I'm a tad hesitant. Has anyone made this mod and noticed any unwanted effects? Engine issues? I've also heard the notion that it may void your warranty, but I've been told that if you set the tune back to stock and drive 50 miles before taking it in, it shows (if anything) the same as if the battery had been unplugged for 30 minutes.

Any advice? Thanks! ;D
 

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Tons of discussions on this already. Look around. ;)
 

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Hey, OP!

That's a great purchase, we love the performance of our 2011 V6! It's definitely "no '91 5.0" because it has more horsepower and torque from the factory! It's funny to consider, but it's true....you're starting out with more to work with!

The lazy trans is definitely something we wanted to get rid of right away. Our project car was used to dial-in the best shift patterns for the street, track and the spirited driver. We gained a half second at the track with our Airaid CAI and Tuner Combo and on the street it's even more of a difference. It completely changes the driving characteristics for the better. I think you'd be really happy!

Going back to stock for routine maintenance and service to avoid hassle is not a bad idea. It's also really easy to do. I would never recommmend going back to stock to mislead the dealer if you have an actual problem. The best thing you can do is to call your local dealer and speak to the service manager. Ask them what they think about an intake/tune and what they would recommend if you were coming in for routine maintenance or service. Some dealers are okay with simple mods but some aren't -call around your local ones to help make your decision.

I hope this helps! Give me a shout for the forums discount code and I can also hook you up with one of our Tuning Specialists directly!
 

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Thanks!

I appreciate the help, ya'll! I plan on getting this kit at the end of the month after some scrimping and saving..lol. I'm so excited!

I've found a few posts/threads related, but wondered if there were any new developments regarding this mod. :)
 

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I appreciate the help, ya'll! I plan on getting this kit at the end of the month after some scrimping and saving..lol. I'm so excited!

I've found a few posts/threads related, but wondered if there were any new developments regarding this mod. :)
Well, I'm glad to be of assistance! Shoot me PM when you're ready to purchase and I can hook you up with the discount code and a direct line with one of our Tuning Specialists who can get you set up properly!

Have a great weekend!
 

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Love my bama 93 race tune. Its the bees knees lol
 

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Awesome! So... I'm looking at something else now, too...

Besides the tuner and airaid cai (GONNA HAPPEN!), I'm seriously considering the Stinger / S-type axle-back Borla exhaust. The ATAK seems a bit obnoxious to me.. thoughts? :D
 

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Love my bama 93 race tune. Its the bees knees lol
Love my Bama 91 Street tune. It's the cat's pajamas.
^LOL!

Awesome! So... I'm looking at something else now, too...

Besides the tuner and airaid cai (GONNA HAPPEN!), I'm seriously considering the Stinger / S-type axle-back Borla exhaust. The ATAK seems a bit obnoxious to me.. thoughts? :D
The Stingers provide a great sound while not breaking the bank, but my favorite "bang for the buck" axle-backs are the Flowmasters or the Roush mufflers. You can listen to the Flowmasters here:
Flowmaster 2011 V6 Mustang Axle-back Exhaust System - YouTube
and the Roush mufflers here:
2011 Mustang V6 w/ Roush Exhaust - YouTube
Both are priced great and sound even better in person!

If you wanted something a little more subtle, the FRPP sports are an awesome option and we currently have them on sale: Ford Racing Sport Mustang Axle-Back (2011 V6) M-5230-MV6LA - Free Shipping!
For an even better discount on them, shoot me a PM and I can hook you up with the forums discount code as well!
 

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I just want to make my v6 a LITTLE more manly than stock.. I think the Bama tuner + Airaid CAI + stinger Borla axle-back kit = more than enough. ;D
 
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I just want to make my v6 a LITTLE more manly than stock.. I think the Bama tuner + Airaid CAI + stinger Borla axle-back kit = more than enough. ;D
By the time you really say 'enough' that thing will have a Procharger, two kits, 800hp, and your favorite music blasting through twin 14" subs:bigthumbsup
 
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