No, Mr. Lemmywinks, No!!!
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Harriman, TN
You already have a cold air intake; if you want to upgrade it, search out the 2002 GT maf upgrade, before you get a tune.
You need a tune for that upgrade.
Instead of rebuilding your transmission, find a 2002 gran marquis or Crown vit transmission, and have that rebuilt; it already has almost all the upgrade parts you'd want.
I'd search here for the mods you're considering; there's a LOT of info here about all of it.
For one, a PI intake mod will lose midrange rpm power, but extend the rev limit. Few people spend a lot of time over 4500 RPM's, so that may not be a great mod for you.
I have a Cougar modded, and a Tbird that's not, and in most situations, the tbird is more fun.
It runs out of steam on the interstate, but the difference between 120 and 145 isn't all that important on street cars.
Red '96 Cougar XR-7 240k mi. '02 4R70W, PST DS : '03 PI engine, 04 maf, 24lb injectors, 2.5" exhaust, '02 4r70w + Jmod, DirtyD0g TC + cooler + 3/8" lines, 255 walbro fp. Alpine system.
Black '96 Cougar XR-7 (Lazarus) 210k mi PI Intake, '02 4R70W, Jmod, PST DS, GrogTune, Konis, Mark LCA+Poly, racecougar Custom Engine Chain, and JL and racecougar Bracing.
Black '97 Tbird Limited Edition, '02 4R70W, 255 walbro, PST DS, PBR Brakes&SS lines, Toicko Blues & Springs, GrogTune.
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