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was the chip the handheld bamachip type. if not you're not going to get much for your money. 399.00 and approx. 40-50 hp increase for the bama. 15 hp for others. see bamachips or explorerexpress sites for purchase. didnt know k&n made an intake manifold. if that's what you're talking about. forget the fancy tube and cone filter. use a k&n filter in stock box and drill hole through bottom of box approx 3 inch dia. and insert a piece of pvc pipe with elbow at bottom. plenty of cool air and flows better than the 'pretty' and expensive air inductions tubes. install a throttle body spacer, larger throttle body and upgraded mass air flow sensor assembly along with 160 degree thermostat. close to 75-80+ hp gain with all of these mods. fuel mileage not adversely affected. must use 91 octane with bama programmer to get full effect of upgrade.
you have no idea what you are talking about......

75-80 hp increase???? are you on drugs lol 15 to 20 is about what you will gain if you have exhaust and a CAI. a throttle body will do almost nothing maybe a 1 to 4 hp increase, unless your running Forced Induction a larger throttle body wont do anything for you. and a throttle body spacer??? hahah gotta be kidding me, let me guess you also belive in the tornado air spacer that increases your MPG. My fiance used to have a 07 mustang v6 and with a throttle body, CAI shorty headers, high flow cats and cat back, he had it dyno tuned and it put down 228 rwhp. when he procharged it the numbers jumped up to 317rwhp but he soon blew his block looking for more power. a 05+ mustang engine is alot more acceptive to changes and power gains.


edit: just saw the date of this thread my bad
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was the chip the handheld bamachip type. if not you're not going to get much for your money. 399.00 and approx. 40-50 hp increase for the bama. 15 hp for others. see bamachips or explorerexpress sites for purchase. didnt know k&n made an intake manifold. if that's what you're talking about. forget the fancy tube and cone filter. use a k&n filter in stock box and drill hole through bottom of box approx 3 inch dia. and insert a piece of pvc pipe with elbow at bottom. plenty of cool air and flows better than the 'pretty' and expensive air inductions tubes. install a throttle body spacer, larger throttle body and upgraded mass air flow sensor assembly along with 160 degree thermostat. close to 75-80+ hp gain with all of these mods. fuel mileage not adversely affected. must use 91 octane with bama programmer to get full effect of upgrade.
You know anytime PVC pipe is involved there's gonna be HUGE horsepower gains...

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Awesome article. Hey, i just bought me a chip for my truck. I think it's a superchip. Supposed to pick it up today or tomarrow. Anybody out there have one?? What has it done for you?? Also, I've been lookin for an intake, but all i can find is the expensive K&N for $350. Anybody know of a cheaper one???
I found the K&N FIPK for the 4.0L on ebay for 155 bucks. It was in the new but open box condition. Most of them on ebay were going for 225 bucks. Also, I don't know where you got this 350 dollar number, It's 272 if you go to autozone
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I found the K&N FIPK for the 4.0L on ebay for 155 bucks. It was in the new but open box condition. Most of them on ebay were going for 225 bucks. Also, I don't know where you got this 350 dollar number, It's 272 if you go to autozone
He posted that in 2006...over five years ago.
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ha, sorry, didnt pay attention to the date
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is it possable to put a 5.0 mustang moter in a 2001 ranger 4x4 or would it be better to just get hp out of the 4.0
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