Mike "Wuzzy121". Rest in peace, brother

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Tacoma Discussion > 2nd Gen. Tacomas

Notices

Poweraid Throttle Body Spacer Install Write-up

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-25-2010, 05:52 PM   #41
Senior Member
gupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shedgupster88 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
gupster88's Avatar
Name: Brett
Joined: May 2009, #16692
Location: Almost Heaven
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Posts: 3,586
gupster88's Tacoma Gallery
Haha that sucks! Thanks for actually testing it out for us.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 05:54 PM   #42
rex99 [OP] rex99 is offline
Senior Member
rex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
rex99's Avatar
Air Force: SSGT, BMET
Joined: Dec 2009, #27492
Location: TArdCOMAWORLD
Gender: Male
Posts: 6,933
rex99's Tacoma Gallery
somebody had to be the guinea pig i guess
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 05:55 PM   #43
Senior Executive of Nothing.
Agent7 is a jewel in the roughAgent7 is a jewel in the roughAgent7 is a jewel in the roughAgent7 is a jewel in the rough
 
Agent7's Avatar
Joined: May 2008, #6755
Location: Toronto, Canada
Gender: Male
Posts: 229
Agent7's Tacoma Gallery
Good job on seeing it through, I guess it puts that to rest... well at least for a few months until someone forgets to search and stirs up this whole issue again. lol
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 05:57 PM   #44
Senior Member
T0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
T0LLPHR33's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2007, #2817
Location: S1N C1TY...(from Hilo, HI)...
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,607
T0LLPHR33's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via Yahoo to T0LLPHR33
nice write up...but in all honesty the money could have bent spent on a better product like the APR 7th Injector...trust me its worth the money...

because its cool the air before it hits the intake manifold with fuel...more fuel means more power...but yes you do have to tune the truck for this...that's when the APR X-1 unit is awesome...

APR 7th Injector <-click for link

  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 05:59 PM   #45
rex99 [OP] rex99 is offline
Senior Member
rex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
rex99's Avatar
Air Force: SSGT, BMET
Joined: Dec 2009, #27492
Location: TArdCOMAWORLD
Gender: Male
Posts: 6,933
rex99's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by T0LLPHR33 View Post
nice write up...but in all honesty the money could have bent spent on a better product like the APR 7th Injector...trust me its worth the money...

because its cool the air before it hits the intake manifold with fuel...more fuel means more power...but yes you do have to tune the truck for this...that's when the APR X-1 unit is awesome...

APR 7th Injector <-click for link
wow that looks pretty cool-- expensive im sure...
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 06:00 PM   #46
Senior Member
yosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
yosh2000's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2007, #2733
Location: Denver, CO
Gender: Dude
Posts: 2,880
yosh2000's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by REX_111_MDG_BMET View Post
well after 4 fill ups, i am willing to say this thing is worthless
^ give it about 10 more so we can get a solid trend...but thanks for the update!
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 06:04 PM   #47
Senior Member
T0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
T0LLPHR33's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2007, #2817
Location: S1N C1TY...(from Hilo, HI)...
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,607
T0LLPHR33's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via Yahoo to T0LLPHR33
Quote:
Originally Posted by REX_111_MDG_BMET View Post
wow that looks pretty cool-- expensive im sure...
yeah its a little pricey about $600 I believe...but trust me you can definitely tell the difference...your truck and butt dyno will love you...
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 06:09 PM   #48
Senior Member
Viet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shedViet2100 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Viet2100's Avatar
Name: Viet
Joined: Jun 2007, #1930
Location: Delray Beach, FL
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Posts: 2,520
Viet2100's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via Skype™ to Viet2100
Has anyone every taken off our engine covers? And have you noticed how the intake manifold is designed? Even if the air is getting "whirled", it would be back to normal after the distribution point. BTW, straight air is faster than winding air...

May I add... LMAO!
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 06:13 PM   #49
Senior Member
T0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shedT0LLPHR33 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
T0LLPHR33's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2007, #2817
Location: S1N C1TY...(from Hilo, HI)...
Age: 29
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,607
T0LLPHR33's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via Yahoo to T0LLPHR33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Viet2100 View Post
Has anyone every taken off our engine covers? And have you noticed how the intake manifold is designed? Even if the air is getting "whirled", it would be back to normal after the distribution point. BTW, straight air is faster than winding air...

May I add... LMAO!
yeah it looks like an Alien Facehugger...rofl

  Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2010, 07:48 PM   #50
Senior Member
Razorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shedRazorecko is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Joined: Jun 2009, #18125
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,432
Razorecko's Tacoma Gallery
I am guilty of purchasing a tb spacer...this one to be exact...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/TOYOT...Q5fAccessories

Driving it i noticed something extra-ordinary. My revs would fall faster after shifts than without the tb spacer. It also seemed to give me slightly crisper shifts. I have a trd cai & the trd supercharger so something like this would give more effect to my motor/car than to one that is stock. I took it off when i went to get it serviced but next time when i put it back on i'll have to run the truck w/out the spacer and than with to do a better comparison. The only reason i even got a spacer is because out of all the crazy air flow designs they have the one i purchased seemed to be the most intelligent.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2010, 12:03 PM   #51
Senior Member
eddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant futureeddieEndo has a brilliant future
Name: Eddie
Joined: Jul 2009, #19357
Location: Fullerton, CA
Gender: Male
Posts: 775
eddieEndo's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to eddieEndo
haha i might actually buy one of these call me tacky speedracer ricerboy but i like cool whistling noises and i can't afford a supercharger
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2010, 12:14 PM   #52
Member
MiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud ofMiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud ofMiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud ofMiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud ofMiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud ofMiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud ofMiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud ofMiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud ofMiZtAhFoOLiSh has much to be proud of
 
MiZtAhFoOLiSh's Avatar
Air Force: Technical Sergeant, Wing Information Assurance Manager
Name: DJ
Joined: Mar 2010, #32546
Location: East Bay Area
Gender: Male
Posts: 71
MiZtAhFoOLiSh's Tacoma Gallery
Good job on the write up! I wanna see do a write up for "Turvo" install . Not turbo but "TURVO"!
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2010, 12:24 PM   #53
Mob parking lots.
ryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shedryanjboutin is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
ryanjboutin's Avatar
Navy: ET2(SS) veteran.
Name: Ryan J. Boutin
Joined: Mar 2009, #14489
Location: Nevada deserts.
Gender: Male
Posts: 13,602
ryanjboutin's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Razorecko View Post
I am guilty of purchasing a tb spacer...this one to be exact...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/TOYOT...Q5fAccessories

Driving it i noticed something extra-ordinary. My revs would fall faster after shifts than without the tb spacer. It also seemed to give me slightly crisper shifts. I have a trd cai & the trd supercharger so something like this would give more effect to my motor/car than to one that is stock. I took it off when i went to get it serviced but next time when i put it back on i'll have to run the truck w/out the spacer and than with to do a better comparison. The only reason i even got a spacer is because out of all the crazy air flow designs they have the one i purchased seemed to be the most intelligent.
I hope you put that on a 1st gen. 2RZ or 3RZ engine, and not a 2nd gen. engine.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2010, 09:32 AM   #54
taco? like the kind you eat?
mylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Marines: Corporal, Mals-11, 3rd MAW
Joined: Apr 2009, #16026
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Posts: 219
mylittletacoma's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by DrRabbitFurHead View Post
So, if a throttle body spacer gave a 4mpg gain, don't you think Toyota would have extended the length of the TB casting and claimed the additional 4mpg on the MSRP sticker?

Funny, on my old G35 we would add "Plenum" (upper manifold cover) spacers and people would see up to 15rwhp increase due to the poor factory design. I held several "dyno days" and we had about 15 cars doing pre and post mod pulls, same dyno, same car, same day... The G35 used the same plenum as the 350Z which had a tower strut bar (the Infiniti didn't) and the plenum was sloped to clear it on the 350Z. The gains were noticable, but the gas mileage was only effected as a result of the driver laying on the gas more to see the hp gains.

I'll bet anyone that this TB spacer does zippo for gas mileage.
its not really "poor factory design" when a vehicle is designed the company will choose certain criterias to meet, soem of those criterias require a decrease inhorse power in order to get a managble amount of fuel milage. the flip side thouh is that some manufacturers have found that if they begin with a perfect set up, then decrease everything, it will lead to increased sales of their own aftermarket products..... TRD performance intakes and exhausts.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2010, 09:40 AM   #55
taco? like the kind you eat?
mylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shedmylittletacoma is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Marines: Corporal, Mals-11, 3rd MAW
Joined: Apr 2009, #16026
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Posts: 219
mylittletacoma's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by Viet2100 View Post
Has anyone every taken off our engine covers? And have you noticed how the intake manifold is designed? Even if the air is getting "whirled", it would be back to normal after the distribution point. BTW, straight air is faster than winding air...

May I add... LMAO!
straight air is faster than winding air true, but the idea behind this some what ineffective product is that if you swirl the incoming air the molecules will cool off faster and become slightly more condensed, at the same time the swirling effect will increase the ability for the misted fuel molecules to mix in with the air molecules, thus giving the ability of a higher condensed and more complete mixture of fuel and air. PROBLE IS that once the increased air velocity from the enlongated throttle body and the swirling air hits the seperated plenum tubes, the effect is diminished to almost nothing except the air does keep a slightly higher velocity. thats about it.


but hell yeah that whistle sound is freakin awesome yo!!!!!
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2010, 11:43 AM   #56
rex99 [OP] rex99 is offline
Senior Member
rex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
rex99's Avatar
Air Force: SSGT, BMET
Joined: Dec 2009, #27492
Location: TArdCOMAWORLD
Gender: Male
Posts: 6,933
rex99's Tacoma Gallery
Ok, I've officially given up on this. I have uninstalled this and put it up for sale here ( http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/buy...ml#post1903564 ) if someone else would like to try.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2010, 11:51 AM   #57
Senior Member
yosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shedyosh2000 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
yosh2000's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2007, #2733
Location: Denver, CO
Gender: Dude
Posts: 2,880
yosh2000's Tacoma Gallery
^ what kind of mileage did you end up getting? was it the same or worse? interested in your testing as it seems you know what your doing, thanks!
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2010, 12:05 PM   #58
rex99 [OP] rex99 is offline
Senior Member
rex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shedrex99 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
rex99's Avatar
Air Force: SSGT, BMET
Joined: Dec 2009, #27492
Location: TArdCOMAWORLD
Gender: Male
Posts: 6,933
rex99's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by yosh2000 View Post
^ what kind of mileage did you end up getting? was it the same or worse? interested in your testing as it seems you know what your doing, thanks!
my mpgs went up slightly, but I'm inclined to believe it was the change in weather as my milage was starting to go up before i installed the spacer
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 04:18 AM   #59
Senior Member
Datsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Joined: Aug 2011, #61799
Location: San Diego
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,455
Datsik's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by StandingCow View Post
ROFL. "Whoop, WHOOP!"
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2012, 11:56 AM   #60
Senior Member
Datsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shedDatsik is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Joined: Aug 2011, #61799
Location: San Diego
Gender: Male
Posts: 1,455
Datsik's Tacoma Gallery
LoL anal leakage...
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS- Airaid/Poweraid throttle body spacer gandrews71 2nd Gen Tacoma Marketplace 8 11-01-2011 03:26 PM
FS- Airaid/Poweraid throttle body spacer gandrews71 2nd Gen Tacoma Marketplace 7 07-06-2011 08:36 AM
Poweraid Throttle Body Spacer? So.Cal Taco 1st Gen. Tacomas 5 06-17-2011 06:30 PM
poweraid throttle body spacer 03-04 taco matthew5olson Buy / Sell / Trade 4 12-13-2010 08:51 AM
poweraid throttle body spacer dbyrnes2006 Performance and Tuning 3 11-15-2008 08:03 PM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.