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Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 3.5L EcoBoost F-150, Excluding Raptor)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Increases Airflow for Better Performance
    • Improves Throttle Response and Fuel Mileage
    • Reusable High Flow Dry Air Filter
    • NO Computer Tune Required
    • Simple Bolt-On Installation
    • CARB EO Number: D-418-30
    • Fits All 2015-2017 3.5L EcoBoost F-150s, Excluding Raptors

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Hey, guys. Adam here with americanmuscle.com. Today, I'm bringing you a quick overview and installation of the Roush cold air intake kit fitting all 2015 and newer 3.5-liter EcoBoost F-150s. So in this video, we'll be going over the functionality and benefits you can expect from the Roush cold air intake kit we have here, as well as all the materials and construction since they kind of go hand in hand. Now, I'll top the video off with the installation, which I'll let you know up front here, will be one of the easier mods you can do to your EcoBoost engine so it will get a very easy one out of three wrenches on our difficulty meter. The Roush cold air intake kit will be for any 2015 or newer 3.5-liter EcoBoost F-150 owner who might be looking to swap out their factory air box to pick up an upgrade to give you a better air flow, leading to a better throttle response with something that is a very well-known brand, 50-state legal, while all reaping the benefits without a custom tune. Now, everything you see on the table with me today, as well as all the clamps and hardware that will be included in the kit that you don't see here, will all be a higher-quality material and construction as compared to the factory stock air box. Now, with that said, this is going to be a better ABS plastic with a textured finish. The Roush filter is really the star of the show, however, I'll touch on the materials and construction of that later. But it is worlds better than the factory option and it's washable and reusable, huge plus there. Moving on to the air box itself, this is something that will keep all the dust particles out and the heat out, making sure this is pulling in cold air from the outside, and everything else in between is also gonna be a big upgrade. I'll touch on everything a little bit later, but I do want to point out again that this is something that does not require a tune, or a custom tune I should say, in order to work properly. There's a huge bonus there and a big Roush name is definitely something that a lot of people will be after with the aftermarket world to replace a stock option. Speaking of no tune required, since your 3.5-liter EcoBoost utilizes a speed density meter instead of the mass air flow, it can make changes to its computer on the fly, whereas a mass air flow would require a custom tune. And because you don't require a tune, you don't have to worry about spending a couple hundred bucks or a couple hundred extra bucks on top of this in order to make it work properly. In this case, it's a simple, direct the bolt on and go. Now, the last point I want to make on tuning is if you do want to maximize the potential of the cold air intake, a tune is definitely, definitely a good option, not required, however. That's kind of the point I'm trying to make here. So if you have the couple extra bucks and you really want to maximize the potential, go ahead and pick up a tune, but if not, then it's really not something you have to worry about. You will see performance gains and benefits from this particular option. As far as the actual performance gains, you can expect single-digit numbers as far as horsepower and torque is concerned. What you can really expect is a better engine sound, an overall better air flow coming into the manifold, and most importantly, an improved throttle response, something you might be feeling in the pedal there just to give you that little oomph to get through the line. Now again, not something with crazy, world-changing benefits as far as horsepower and torque, but you can expect single-digit gains at best. So one thing I do want to point out here is that it is 50-state legal so it is great for the 3.5-liter EcoBoost owner out there in California or emissions-restrictive states like that. However, if you have any other engine other than the 2.7 or 3.5 EcoBoost, unfortunately, this kit is not going to be 50-state legal, so keep that in mind moving forward. So again, one of the best thing

    Pick a Power and Difficulty Level. Among auto enthusiasts, the name of Roush is one redolent of high-octane power and performance – a point amply proven by the Roush Performance Cold Air Intake Kit, in this case designed for the 2015-2017 F-150 fitted with a 3.5L EcoBoost engine. Configurable in several different ways, this CAI sucks in enough cold air to generate either +10 horsepower and +8 torque ft-lbs (with an 85mm MAF) or +15 hp and +18 ft-lbs of torque (with a 105mm MAF). This American-made part also boosts throttle response and fuel economy, as well as giving your engine a stronger induction sound.

    Tune Possibly Needed. No tune beyond the factory tune of the ECU (electronic control unit) is required if you decide to install the Roush Performance Cold Air Intake Kit with an 85mm MAF. If, however, you elect to get bigger power gains with a 105mm MAF then you’ll need to retune the engine with aftermarket tune in order to get the intake working properly.

    Tough, Reusable Oil-Free Filter. The Roush Performance Cold Air Intake Kit includes an air filter element that is made out of cotton fabric sandwiched around two nesting layers of wire mesh for extra strength. The wire also helps the filter retain its necessary shape after washing. This filter element is reusable – after 100K miles, you can remove it, wash it, dry it, and reinstall it without the need for re-oiling, repeating the washing as necessary.

    Built for Reliable Service. Roush’s Performance Cold Air Intake Kit is fronted by an injection molded polyethylene air box, made in the United States like the rest of the part. This air box includes an EPDM foam heat shield seal along the upper edge to provide better contact with the hood. The intake tube is rotationally molded, high density polyethylene secured by stainless steel clamps. The couplers are EPDM rubber to ensure that the intake remains in place through twisting and engine load.

    Pick Stock or 105mm MAF. The Roush Performance Cold Air Intake Kit gives you a choice between two sizes of MAF. You can choose to install it configured for a 105mm aftermarket MAF (sold separately) for maximum power gains, or with the 85mm stock MAF, which produces less power but also removes the need for a new tune.

    Bolts On with Included Hardware. Bolt-on installation is the method needed to fit the Roush Performance Cold Air Intake Kit to your F-150’s engine. This is accomplished with regular ratchet sets, wrenches, and screwdrivers, along with the kit’s hardware – no drilling or cutting is required.

    Limited 90 Day Warranty. The Roush Performance Cold Air Intake Kit is protected by a 90 day limited manufacturer’s warranty against defects.

    CARB Legal, 50 State Usable. The Roush Performance Cold Air Intake Kit meets all CARB certification guidelines and carries the CARB EO Number #D-418-30. If living in a CARB regulated area such as California, it is advisable to install the CAI so that the CARB compliance sticker is visible during engine inspection. This CARB exemption enables buying, installing, and driving with the Roush CAI in all 50 US states, making the component street-legal in all locations.

    Application. This Roush Performance Cold Air Intake Kit is specially designed to fit the 2015 to 2017 F-150s equipped with the 3.5L EcoBoost engine. It is not compatible on Raptor models.

    Fitment: 2015 2016 2017 Details

    CA Residents: Warning: California's Proposition 65

    What's in the Box
    • (1) Air Box
    • (1) Filter Tube
    • (1) Clean Air Tube
    • (1) Filter with Clamp
    • Hardware
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Cold Air Intake Specifications
    Engine: 3.5L EcoBoost Filter Placement: Engine Bay
    Material: Thermoplastic Finish: Black
    Manufacture: Roush Performance Computer Tune Required: No


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    Questions & Answers (20)

    5 Top Rated Questions

    CA CARB??

    • Hello! This Roush Cold Air Intake is not legal for use in California or other states adopting California emission standards.

    Helpful (2)

    The open element scares me. I have friends who installed open aired intakes on their cars and a week later they hydro lock the engine. The open part of the box does not seal completely when driving in rain and the water hits your engine. So is the 2017 3.5 boost completely sealed under the hood?

    • The Roush Cold Air Intake will seal completely to the hood, allowing water to enter via the OEM duct in the grille only.

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    Just to make sure, this will fit my 2017 3.5L EB, correct? Your description says it will (Fits All 2015-2017 3.5L EcoBoost F-150s, Excluding Raptors) but one of the Q A questions says it won't. Help!

    • Hello, I apologize for the confusion and will definitely get that amended. This intake will work with all 2015-2017 3.5L Ecoboost F-150's (Except the Raptor).

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    Will this fit a 2018 2.7L v6 ecoboost?

    • Unfortunately this will not fit the 2018 F-150 2.7L EcoBoost models

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    Why doesn’t the intake seal completely where the intake tube goes through?

    • So what you are referring to is just the heat shield, so for both the simplicity of the installation, and the fact that nothing the heat shield would be protecting against would come from that angle, is why you aren't seeing that "perfect seal" so to speak.

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    10 More Questions
    Will this fit a 2018 F150 with a 5.0? 1 answer
    Will this work in a 2018? 1 answer
    Hello, so which is it. Your description states, 50 State legal, including California. However, one of your responded to questions states, NOT California compliant. 1 answer
    Does it fit for 2018 F-150 5.0L? Thank 1 answer
    Will this fit a 2018 f 150 3.5 ecoboost? 1 answer
    Will changing over to the Roush intake effect the warranty? 1 answer
    Would the Roush Power Pac - Level 2 (15-17 5.0L)- be legal in Pennsylvania? I sure hope so.. Any input would be appreciated. THANK YOU! 1 answer
    Will you still sell this intake to a person living in California? If not, which cold air intake would you recommend that is similar to this one? 1 answer
    Why won't this work on my 2017 3.5 ecoboost f150 I looked through installation and could not see where the problem is 1 answer
    What are the benefits of adding the cold air intake? I asked this question in the wrong area, with exhaust. Sorry, John 1 answer

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    Customer Reviews (45) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.6

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

    • Protection 4.411765 4.4
    • Fit 4.682927 4.7
    • Appearance 4.588235 4.6
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.095238 4.1



    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      September 06, 2018

      Awesome

      definite performance improvement. love the look and the sound

      JeffreyM

      Year: 2015 Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost

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    • 2/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 05, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Nice product

      Product was easy to install, looks and sounds great. I bought this item because of the Roush name and I was not disappointed.

      JamesM

      Year: 2017 Submodel: XLT Engine: 5.0L V8

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 02, 2018

      Improved response? Yep.....

      Throttle response improvement was noticeable and in addition slow speed driving seems much smoother. Easy install that took less than hour. Instructions were easy to follow. I am definitely pleased with my purchase.

      AndrewG

      Year: 2016 Submodel: XLT Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 23, 2018

      Simple Install for Quick Burst.

      Product works as advertised. Throttle response picked up a bit. Easy install that took about an Hour with all tools laid out. Instructions were easy to follow but watching a YouTube Video made it even easier. Can feel slight increase in power. Love the noise under the hood.

      Milkweed

      Year: 2015 Submodel: Platinum Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 22, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      VROOM!!!!!

      Easy install in about 20 minutes after downloading instructions. Product delivers immediate return on investment. AT customer service and shipping is the best in industry. You too can go VROOM!!!!

      KevinF

      Year: 2017 Submodel: XL Engine: 5.0L V8

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 31, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Great Value

      Ordered this for my 2015 Ford F-150 5.0 And could tell a difference instantly greta sound in my option its worth every penny

      Brian

      Year: 2015 Submodel: XLT Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 20, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Good

      It was easy to install. I have Borla exhaust and it is noticeable the extra noise coming out the exhaust.

      JasonZ

      Year: 2017 Submodel: XLT Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 16, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Great intake

      This Roush intake has been one of my favorite mods. It’s real easy to install. It is worth the money. Every Ford truck I have from here on out will have this feature.

      Jordan

      Year: 2015 Submodel: XLT Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 11, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Great Product

      Easy install and did exactly what it claimed it would do.

      MarkK

      Year: 2016 Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 5/5

      June 11, 2018

      cold air kit

      easy install from Roush, they need more detailed instructions though. great piece!

      DavidD

      Year: 2017 Submodel: XLT Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      June 05, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Sounds great

      Wasn’t expecting a big change to the sound but I was pleasantly surprised with the growl it produces. Took about 20 minutes to install. Highly recommend this product for your first mod.

      RyanB

      Year: 2015 Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      May 29, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      5.0L F150

      Fitment was decent but not great. Install was easy and only took a couple hours. Sound and performance is good with the exception of a small whistling noise during mild acceleration.

      Adam

      Year: 2017 Submodel: King Ranch Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 1/5

      May 16, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Not what I expected

      I expected more from roush. There was plastic shavings all through the box. I had to take a knife and cut the plastic "strings" off of each tube end. When installed there was a gap the whole way around the bottom of the intake box where the air intake tube goes. I installed it and then uninstalled it right away.

      BillyC

      Year: 2017 Submodel: XLT Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      April 30, 2018

      Looks great on my 2017 Ecoboost 3.5

      Installation was easy but for 2017 you need to attach a jumper wire for air sensor. It took me 2 hours but I'm not very mechanical. Just wanted to mike sure I did it correctly... could feel a difference immediately... throttle lag seemed better and sounded better.

      MikeL

      Year: 2017 Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      April 21, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Easy to Install and great sound

      Having already installed the MBRP side exit exhaust, I thought I’d give this intake a try. It was easy to install (max 2 hours) and gave the truck a deeper, throatier sound (added to exhaust sound). I felt a slight increase in power too and it gives a gives a cool sound when you rev it. Definitely get it! Word of advice; use the instruction manual for the installation instead of any videos!

      Shawn

      Year: 2015 Submodel: XLT Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 2/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      April 02, 2018

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Wish I had bought the Airaid

      I have purchased KandN and Airaid before on previous autos and have been pleased with the outcome, but not this time. If you are using your truck for towing the noise will be excessive in the cab. If that is what you want then go for it. I am to the point of replacing it with another cold air intake or going back to the factory one. The sad thing is I have noticed no power or gas mileage increase. Installation was easy, but the product fit was not as precise as previous KandN or Airaid products.

      GlenC

      Year: 2016 Engine: 5.0L V8

      Helpful (7)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      January 26, 2018

      MPG

      Fast shipping and fairly easy install. Added some extra turbo sound but barely noticeable. Added between 1-2 MPG’s over the stock intake.

      SteveM

      Year: 2015 Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      December 07, 2017

      This thing is awesome

      This thing is awesome Very easy to put in definitely hear the engine in the turbos more very pleased with the product

      J

      Year: 2017 Submodel: XLT Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 24, 2017

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      great add on

      Was able to put this on in about 30mins, very easy and user friendly. The power is great not much but enough for you to feel it. Great product.

      CharlesB

      Year: 2015 Submodel: XL Engine: 5.0L V8

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 10, 2017

      Review from Roush Cold Air Intake (15-17 5.0L F-150)

      Great sound, simple upgrade

      As per usual the intake arrived safely at my home several days after ordering it from AM. Installation was pretty simple using the directions online at Roush's website. I will say that there are two hoses that you have to remove from the stock intake that are a little tricky to figure out. The instructions just tell you to detach the hoses, but don't really specify how. I'm always paranoid of breaking the plastic connectors, but thankfully managed not to. Other than that the install was a breeze. What really impressed me about this intake was how it made my truck sound. I don't have a tuner or an exhaust, and this intake really improved the overall sound of my truck's engine. I'm sure with a tune and exhaust it will sound truly amazing. The power increase isn't very dramatic but it is noticeable. I feel it a lot more in the lower gears and high rpm range. Sometimes it catches me off guard like when I'm trying to speed through a yellow light before it turns red. Overall this is a solid intake. I would definitely recommend installing one on your 5.0 F150.

      Prime88

      Year: 2016 Engine: 5.0L V8

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