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Helix Throttle body spacer

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by atvking, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. Jul 30, 2008 at 5:07 PM
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    atvking

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    Has anyone installed an Helix Throttle body spacer? Do they really work?
     
  2. Jul 30, 2008 at 5:18 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    crap....save the money for something else. annoying and dont work
     
  3. Jul 30, 2008 at 5:54 PM
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    chris4x4

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    ^^^^^what he said^^^^^^
     
  4. Jul 30, 2008 at 5:56 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    yeah i knew a guy that put them in. he said he really couldnt tell any difference with or with out them.
     
  5. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:14 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I did some dyno runs with a Helix spacer and an Airaid spacer. Neither showed any gains. I informed Airaid of my findings and they were pissed and said that I wont see gains under WOT on a dyno, and that I would only see gains under part throttle settings. I asked them, why then, do they claim a h.p. increase? Better acceleration? The guy walked off. :eek:
     
  6. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:17 PM
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    yup caught him in a big lie didnt cha
     
  7. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:18 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I belive i did. :cool:
     
  8. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:21 PM
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    I find that throttle body spacers yeild the best performance gains AFTER you have upgraded to synthetic turn signal fluid and have switched to turbo muffler bearings.
     
  9. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:25 PM
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    oh. so its after some mods.
     
  10. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:29 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    only after the MOST IMPORTANT mods!!
     
  11. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:30 PM
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    Umm....you do know hes joking, right? :eek:
     
  12. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:33 PM
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    nah i actually thought he was serious for a second. thanks for the heads up.
     
  13. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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    dont waste your $$$ on a tb spacer!! they do nothing for a fuel injected motor........and all they really do is whistle!! better off as a paper weight!! use the money you would spend for one of these for a better filter upgrade or something.
     
  14. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:52 PM
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    I personally like using muffler bearings... along with halogen fluid for my headlights. Halogen fluid helps finding snipe at night
     
  15. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:53 PM
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    well ya know i tend to find that lighter fluid works wonders as a substitute for washer fluid
     
  16. Jul 30, 2008 at 6:55 PM
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    man i'm going snipe hunting this weekend!!! hopefully i can get one worthy of mounting.
     
  17. Jul 30, 2008 at 7:03 PM
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    lmao!!!
     
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    Actually I need to pick up a bucket of amps along with one of those Sky- Hooks...
     
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