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Throttle body spacer

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by branct06, Jun 23, 2008.

  1. Jun 23, 2008 at 8:43 PM
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    branct06

    branct06 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    does anyone know about the helix throttle body spacer, will it really increase my mpg and power, if so by how much? does anyone have one on their truck, ill be using it with a k&n cold air intake.
     
  2. Jun 23, 2008 at 8:49 PM
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    humanoid

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    No, will not work, but it makes it pretty cool sound as well as a great paperweight.
     
  3. Jun 23, 2008 at 8:51 PM
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    branct06

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    ya thats what ive heard but i dont think i want to spend 100$ for a cool sounding paper weight
     
  4. Jun 24, 2008 at 5:20 AM
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    Ridingontrd

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    T/B spacer will NOT fit w/k&n.Keep the coin.Get a pet rock for your papers.
     
  5. Jun 24, 2008 at 10:00 AM
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    mark155490

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    6 inch FABTEC suspinsion lift.33's,k&n intake,throttle body spacer.
    i have a k&n and a t/b spacer.the t/b spacer adds horses but not enough to notice a difference
     
  6. Jun 24, 2008 at 10:11 AM
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    wiscdave

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    Does it also add a whistle?
     
  7. Jun 24, 2008 at 10:15 AM
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    mark155490

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    nope atleast mine dont.i cant tell a difference at all,all i can hear is the intake howling.
     
  8. Jun 24, 2008 at 11:22 AM
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    gdawg25

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    Do you have some number's to back up your claim?
     
  9. Jun 24, 2008 at 11:26 AM
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    lsocoee

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    he probably meant to say that it adds parts of a horse.
     
  10. Jun 24, 2008 at 3:15 PM
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    yep all hype
     
  11. Jun 24, 2008 at 4:13 PM
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    :confused: It does fit?? What i've read says no. ok I stand corrected. I also stand by waste of money,snake oil.Get a pet rock.:D
     
  12. Jun 24, 2008 at 5:22 PM
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    I have it, probably would'nt even notice if it ended up mysteriously being removed from my truck. Yeah it whistles, but Intake and Exh overide that hissing wind up. Waste of time to buy, but if you got it I think it's more of a waste of time removing. What I mean is yes it is probably not adding power worth $100 bones, but im pretty sure it aint removing any either.

    Take the $100 and invest toward an MAF calibrator. That is money!!!
     
  13. Jun 24, 2008 at 5:26 PM
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    what does the maf calibrater do? i know what the maf sensor is but never heard of the calibrater
     
  14. Jun 24, 2008 at 5:26 PM
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    URD FTW. 228$$ for the MAF,you're half way there.:cool:
     
  15. Jun 24, 2008 at 5:29 PM
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  16. Jun 24, 2008 at 7:20 PM
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    i just read up on it and sounds confusing for me well not really i just dont want to mess something up, but im sure i can get a performance shop to do it for me
     
  17. Jun 24, 2008 at 7:35 PM
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    Yeah, thats the only reason I have not bit the bullet yet. Def gunna purchase, just need more info on tools and tuning. But lots say the pre programed Map that URD loaded that attained the Dyno results on the site provided their trucks a noticeable increase in performance. But on the other hand others say to tune to your specific vehicle to prevent running too lean and causing a misfire.

    Wish there was a simple solution. Oh well, back to my research, just thought I'd open your eye's to a real Mod.
     
  18. Jun 24, 2008 at 7:43 PM
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    thanks man ad let me know if u learn any more about it
     
  19. Jun 25, 2008 at 12:51 PM
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    I have an airriad t/b spacer and an airraid kit on my truck, i noticed a difference in the high rpm range for hp, but had a very noticable difference in my mps, i gained close to 60km on a tank of gas on the highway and 20km on a tank in the city, with these gas prices, it paid for itself.....
     
  20. Jun 25, 2008 at 12:55 PM
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    keep in mind my truck is different, engine, weight etc than yours..... then i put on bigger tires and negated my gains......
     
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