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Throttle body spacer

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by rags10, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. rags10

    rags10 [OP] Member

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    Is the Air Raid throttle body spacer really worth it on a 2008 toyota tacoma 4.0??
     
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    On these engines they don't do much of anything. Save your money!
     
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    is there a way to just change the TW banner on the homepage to a giant "SEARCH" button??
     
  5. rags10

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    do either of you guys have a throttle body already?
     
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    A guy made a thread about it. He didn't see gains so he sold it. What do you think it does to help the engine make more power? I want to know what people think it actually does.
     
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    Awesome a new topic!
     
  9. rags10

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    i thought it added a bit of HP and helped mpg maybe a little. but mostly i thought it made the gas a little touchier when i put my foot in it haha. thinkin i should have order the MAF sensor calibrator instead
     
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    Just send it back. I'm just wondering, why do people thing adding a half inch or so of metal help fuel economy or throttle response? LOL....
     
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    Marketing.
     
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    send it back and do this
     
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    LOL yeah, there's a lot of hype and and misconception...
     
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    Now i don't know about the Air Raid but my buddy Dyno'd a 02 4runner with a Helix tower power with a stock air box and gained a little over 8hp at 4400rpm.

    That might be the reason people don't think they do anything 8hp ain't much.
    i personally have a Helix on my 02 3.4 and i like it.

    But if you really wont to feel some power gains get a supercharger.

    That's my 2c
     
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    I want to see dyno sheets on that.
     
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    X2. I dynoed those, and saw no gain.
     
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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.
    if I had the Dyno sheet i would post it i can contact my buddy and see if he still has it.
     
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    Even if this was the case for the 2nd gen Tacoma, what is 8hp extra going to do for me at 4400rpm? That's almost at the top of my power band.
     
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    You're missing the point. You have to stack them, so 5 would give 40 ponies.
     
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