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throttle body spacer..

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by 4ari trd, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:18 PM
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    4ari trd

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    So i heard that this spacer which is just a 1 inch aluminum spacer bolts on where your intake goes and it creates turbulence and the fuel burns better..It says it gives up to 6 horsepower and 10 lb.-ft. of torque and its supposed to improve your fuel economy by 1 mpg.. I was wondering has anybody heard of this or know if its worth it?

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  2. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    They do not work on injected engines. However, they will hold some mean paper down on your desk.
     
  3. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    what do you mean hold some mean paper on your desk
     
  4. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    They are better suited as paper weights.
     
  5. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    had a friend who installed one,he said all he noticed was a whistling noise when accelerating.
     
  6. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    so then i shouldn't even bother buying it
     
  7. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:27 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    No, don't waste your money
     
  8. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:27 PM
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    sandman427

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    its sounds coo... but from understanding it is more of a paper weight...
     
  9. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    No, don't waste your money. I put one on my 2000 tacoma & not only did it not do anything to help performance, but the wistling noise was terrible. I ran it for a week or 2 & then gave it to a buddy who ditched it a week or 2 after that.
     
  10. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    ok thanks because they advertise it and make it sound like it does this big improvement and everything but i guess not
     
  11. Nov 25, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    I would like to mention they DO in fact hold paper down quite well.
     
  12. Nov 26, 2009 at 4:45 AM
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    Even better, I've seen them also double as desktop spacers. Easily put them under a book, or under a DVD case to lift it off the desk.

    All yours for only $too much money!!

    But for the technical reasoning behind everybody's statement - ACIS adjusts the runner length based on RPM. The TB spacer will counteract what the system is trying to do. If there was any benefit from moving the TB farther back, toyota would have done that from the factory.
     
  13. Nov 26, 2009 at 5:08 AM
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    i slap my head for buyin gthis POS. damn i wish i read te forums before i bougtht his... AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
     
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