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Throttle Body Spacer???

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by 08_TACO_offroad, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. Mar 2, 2008 at 7:57 PM
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    08_TACO_offroad

    08_TACO_offroad [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I've heard mixed reviews on throttle body spacers. I've heard that they aren't worth it for the price, and I've also heard that they add up to 15hp. Just want to hear some advice from some guys that know personally, or have a good idea.
     
  2. Mar 2, 2008 at 8:02 PM
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    utixrunner

    utixrunner I <3 Boost

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    I would save your money, Ive had friends who have them they make noise but no noticeable performance gains
     
  3. Mar 4, 2008 at 8:03 PM
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    pumo420

    pumo420 Well-Known Member

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    i bought a throttle body space alil while ago with my injen airtake. i would have cut part of my intake off to fit the throttle body space so i skipped on it.
     
  4. Mar 5, 2008 at 8:19 AM
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    roxspin72

    roxspin72 Enjoying my addiction

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    Have one, No noticeable gains... but sounds nuts when accelarating, especially when shifting...

    My opinion, $100.00 could of went towards a more noticeable mod, ie... Tint.
     
  5. Mar 5, 2008 at 8:54 AM
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    Dutch

    Dutch Well-Known Member

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    Save your money.
     
  6. Mar 5, 2008 at 9:10 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Staff Member

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    I've heard that it would make a really bitchin' paper weight. It could actually double the horsepower of your desk! :p
     
  7. Mar 5, 2008 at 1:59 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    all they do is whistle. save your money(unless you wanna hear the truck whistle....then by all means, get one;)).
     
  8. Mar 5, 2008 at 4:38 PM
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    08_TACO_offroad

    08_TACO_offroad [OP] Well-Known Member

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    265/70/17 Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ, 17 inch Mickey Thomson Classic II Wheels. UWS tool box. TRD CAI. 3" suspension lift.
    haha, aight thanks brother.
     
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