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cheap performance upgrade

I have a 2002 Ranger XLT 3.0L V6. I want to get a little more power out of it. I'm kinda limited in funds so I was wondering what I could do to increase power that's fairly cheap.
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4.0 is pretty cheap...

K&N...

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A free one is to mess with the MAF... but some do not recommend it. Ill give you a link i a few
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cut a section out of your lower airbox, maf mod
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thanks for the responses, i was also wondering if the tornado air makes a decently noticable change in hp and mpg?
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noooooooooo please dont waste your money on one of those. get a drop in performance filter, do the airbox mod. get some exhaust done. get a flasher, and drop $125 on an efan, youll be good to go
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tornados dont do ****... dont blow away the money
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Click Here for Johns How-to site. He is the know all, goto guy on....anything lol
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for some serious power go to pep boys and order some HPO stickers..they're good for like 750 hp in the 3.0
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^^^ hahaha... thats what the ricers say...
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thanks again for the responses, one last question. is a good cold air filter worth the money? if so which one would you recommend?
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thanks again for the responses, one last question. is a good cold air filter worth the money? if so which one would you recommend?
I know Q will recommend the MAC cold air intake. Not sure of the engine requirements but some use the Dodge Neon intake
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they help if you also have an exaust... more air in, more air out...
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hey i have an asmi air intake and it gave me a considerable notice in throttle response as and horespower and i got it for less than 100$ i recomend it check ebay for air intakes they are cheaper there.
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thanks for the responses, i was also wondering if the tornado air makes a decently noticable change in hp and mpg?
quit shopping in the JC whitney catalog. They sell mostly junk and the stuff they got thats worth a damn can be found cheeper else where.
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I know Q will recommend the MAC cold air intake. Not sure of the engine requirements but some use the Dodge Neon intake
im not 100% sure but i dont think that the mac one will work on a 3.0... i do know that K&N makes a similar one and lots of prople like those... i would just get a drop in K&N filter and remove your air silencer myself
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im not 100% sure but i dont think that the mac one will work on a 3.0... i do know that K&N makes a similar one and lots of prople like those... i would just get a drop in K&N filter and remove your air silencer myself
according to MAC's website they do make one for the 2002 Ranger 3.0 also will work on a Mazda http://www.macperformance.com/store/...ategory_ID=515
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