We have it pretty good here in FL too. Use to be better; but in our lifetimes, I do not think we will see things become the way they were.
kuryakyn velociraptor intake (wire mesh left off)
cobra 3" slips (baffles in, learned obnoxious if out, have 2" clear piping)
stock ECM only, definitely NOT running lean, ~110 miles gas LED turns on