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Is a throttle body spacer worth the dough/

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by gjacobsjr, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. gjacobsjr

    gjacobsjr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I want to increase HP with out spending the 3K on the super charger (just yet). I already have the Airaid intake with custom (not box bought) exhaust. I have been looking at throttle body spacers and not sure if the minimal HP is worth the 300 simoleans. What are your thoughts/experiences.
     
  2. MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
    Thoughts; not worth it, very minimal, if any gain at all besides noise.

    Experience; none, so ^ can be taken with a grain of salt.
     
  3. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Throttle body spacers are useless. Look into the URD Mass Air Flow Calibrator instead.
     
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    Justus resident Apple Pie Monster

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    If ya wanna try 1 I can get u an airraid for 20 plus shipping.
    Pm me if that's the case.
     
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    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    I want the whistle Brock... :cool:
     
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    I rather spend it on this too :thumbsup:
     
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    Justus resident Apple Pie Monster

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    Oh crap
     
  8. gjacobsjr

    gjacobsjr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So adding a TBS will add whistle?? Thats lame
     
  9. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    A little bit, more like a 'whoosh' sound when the engine revs. I think the idea is it's supposed to give that turbo spooling sound. Realistically, the sound is about the only change you'll notice.
     
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    I can think of two styles that are worth it. ;)
     
  11. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    And neither one is on the shelf for $24.99 at your local Autozone :D
     
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