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Throttle body spacer

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

  1. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    so my comrades may think...little do they know that I spit it all out on their monitors later :anonymous:
     
  2. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    i took mine off yesterday... no difference a all. it literally does nothing
     
  3. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:54 PM
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    ...Where the fuck do YOU work? :D
     
  4. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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  5. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    Duh.

    They were only meant to be used with Trucks that had the fuel injectors in the Throttle body. the spacer made more room for the Air and Fuel to Mix. other that that your doing nothing but wasting you money~
     
  6. Jul 30, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    NAH dude, it makes the air do THIS

    [​IMG]

    which makes your truck do THIS!

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    It's simple science. It adds over 8HHP!*





    *(hhp - hypothetical horsepower)
     
  7. Jul 30, 2010 at 2:12 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

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    Which makes your tire do this [​IMG]
     
  8. Jul 30, 2010 at 2:13 PM
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    well seeing that its a hyundai, im gonna say that was just from normal use
     
  9. Jul 30, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    Na he had a throttle body spacer, couldnt get the tires to quit spinning, then BOOOMMMMM!
     
  10. Jul 30, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    touche-- throttle body spacer FTMFW!!!
     
  11. Mar 12, 2011 at 7:13 AM
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    Throttle body spacers work if it's inline AFTER the fuel is introduced. That's the reasoning behind tall intakes on carbureted race motors. A taller intake gives higher horsepower. A shorter intake gives more torque.
    That's why on carburetted drag cars there's usually a hole in the hood.
    Of course, if this thing is working for you, then it works. Who am I to disagree?
     
  12. Mar 12, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    yes but OUR Throttle Body is located BEFORE the fuel is injected. Making a throttle body spacer on OUR trucks USELESS.
     
  13. Mar 12, 2011 at 5:02 PM
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    That's the roundabout point I was trying to make, but I never really got there. So, according to what we know, it shouldn't work. But bumblebees shouldn't fly, so if somebody tells me it really woke their truck up, I'll smile and nod and be glad for them. I'm sure there's some silly something I believe works for me that nobody else has ever gotten any good out of.
    I guess when I was getting 23mpg for a full year by putting acetone in my fuel I was just hallucinating. Maybe it was the acetone fumes.:confused:
     
  14. Mar 22, 2011 at 10:41 PM
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    I can't believe they still sell these things. Any place that sells them should be avoided.
     
  15. Mar 22, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    Not really. The place is just trying to make money just like any other business.
     
  16. Mar 23, 2011 at 8:46 AM
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  17. Mar 24, 2011 at 7:19 AM
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    By selling something they know doesn't work?

    Ok. What is the name of your business?
     
  18. Mar 24, 2011 at 7:56 AM
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    Southern Wine and Spirits. We sell all kinds of stuff that people use to try to forget things but none of them work.

    Seriously though you can't avoid them just because of a product they sell. Then you would have to avoid the company that makes it and that means avoiding their other products.
     
  19. Mar 27, 2011 at 12:23 PM
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    Got one on mine w/ a kn fipk, next is headers and dual'd exhaust. Lookin to get a cool 26 mpg after all is done. Currently getting 20.8 mpg. Is that worth the $250 I paid for the kn fipk and the $100 I paid for the TB spacer? Eff yeah, I got a cool whistle rollin down the road that sounds like a turbo spoolin, It's frickin sweet. When I get the headers and the dual exhaust do I think that it is worth $1000. You'll find out when I pull ya out that ditch with a garden hose.:burnrubber::rofl:
     
  20. Jul 10, 2012 at 2:24 PM
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    i installed a power aid TBS and.......no gains! like the sound it makes though!
     
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