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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-14-2009, 03:40 PM Thread Starter
 
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Need more power!!

I would like to liven up my 4.6 2v. It's peppy, but I want it peppy-er. I welcome any suggestions/ideas, especially if you have already done them succesfully.

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Thanks. I should have been more clear in my original post. I'm looking for specific suggestions/experiences with different manufacturers, eg: Magnaflow because... or Flowmaster because.....

The basics of more air in/out and tuning I get, it's just putting it all together in a well performing package I'm looking for help on.

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quick and easy one is to set your TPS voltage between .95v and .98v but don't go 1v or greater



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Depending on your budget cat back would be nice 2.5 inch mandrel bent instead of the stock crush bent exhaust. What are your final goals? I imagine the 4.6L in the Trucks is like the one in the Mustang and Tuning in an Automatic make a world of Difference. Even in the mustang community alot of guys just go with a better flowing WELD IN muffler instead of a complete catback. Research which tuner the Truck guys use, I know SCT XCAL3 is wicked as you know in my car.
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On another board that I frequent the Xcal3 is the popular choice. When it comes to exhaust and intake though, it's all over the map. KKM, K&N FIPK, K&N drop in with holes drilled in the stock airbox. You get the idea.

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yup, HAHA Honestly I wouldn't waste the money on a TRUE CAI, A drop in is all you'd need. I don't honestly think there would be that much of a power difference and you can't feel 2hp. Plus you have to take into account that the MAF on the 05 is different and the Maf and Filter box are one molded piece of plastic.
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True about the MAF, but K&N has a new FIPK with the MAF adapter built in, thus eliminating that problem.

However, it is still close to $400 and a drop in is only $60, and I have a hole saw to strategically turn the lower portion of my air box into swiss cheese.

Anybody have any exhaust preferences they would like to share?

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