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I'm seriously looking to add a cold air intake to my 2005 GT. Seems to be a bit of controversy whether to get a tune or not. I spoke with a guy at Brenspeed and he told me that no matter what I buy it would need a tune to actually perform. So I'm looking for input from all of you. Brenspeed kit is a JLT II @ $554.00 with 3 tunes. Not sure what the 3 are. Hoping for some help on this. I guess you can spend to amazing heights here. Just want to get the best bang for the buck. Thanks all!
 

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CAI and a tune are the easiest and best bang for the buck mod. Without a tune, you are looking at maybe 10 h.p. With a tune, as much as 30h.p.
 

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Go for it. Brenspeed tunes are some of the best. The 3 tunes are for 3 different octanes (usually 87, 91 & 93).
 

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and i believe you can get some tunes for street and some for race, with the same octane rating. so you have your normal tune and your "play" tune
 

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and i believe you can get some tunes for street and some for race, with the same octane rating. so you have your normal tune and your "play" tune
Brent doesn't do different tunes within octane ratings like Bamachips does.
 

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I just took the plunge and bought a BBK CAI and SCT Xcalibrator 3 tuner. $554 is a good deal!
 

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Tunes?

I'm pretty computer literate so I'm sure I can do the tune thing. What about passing emissions? And throwing codes?
 

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Go for it you will love the power.
 

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I'm Told

It should actually be cleaner exhaust. Is that right? I just want to spend the right way and not buy a cai that is useless. I don't want emisson trouble. Hey, it's my stimulus package from the government. I'm gonna stimulate something! Lol
 

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It should actually be cleaner exhaust. Is that right? I just want to spend the right way and not buy a cai that is useless. I don't want emisson trouble. Hey, it's my stimulus package from the government. I'm gonna stimulate something! Lol
I don't know that it's be cleaner but it won't be any dirtier.
 

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Hey STLWagon

So I should do the Brenspeed option? I think it would be a good choice. They offer free tunes later if you buy from them. I just wanna make a great choice and get a little blast. :happydance: Seems a reasonable price I guess.
 

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So I should do the Brenspeed option? I think it would be a good choice. They offer free tunes later if you buy from them. I just wanna make a great choice and get a little blast. :happydance: Seems a reasonable price I guess.
You bet... I've run Brenspeed tunes at various times over the last 3 years. There's not a better tuner out there. And the JLT II is a great intake. My favorite so far (and I've run 3).
 

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Well, sweet!

I kinda go with my gut and Brenspeed seems like the one. Gotta wait for cash from Uncle Sam. Stimulation..........
 

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You bet... I've run Brenspeed tunes at various times over the last 3 years. There's not a better tuner out there. And the JLT II is a great intake. My favorite so far (and I've run 3).
My guy at the perfomance shop is recommending the C&L intake. What do you think about that one ?
 

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That is so good to hear

You won't be disappointed.
Whe I get the cash I will let you know the outcome. Thanks sooooo much for the input.:wavey
 

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Thanks Mark

Your Mustang is totally awesomme! Love it! Brenspeed it is. :bigthumbsup
 
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