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RAMPWR 09-03-2013 10:34 PM

Throttle Body and Chips?
 
I have a throttle body spacer on my ram. I did not install it the previous owner did, but I've heard they do nothing, what has been everyone else experienced?

And I'm looking to get a Chip for my 1500 5.7 Hemi. Any suggestions? Not sure what to get, its my first ram and my first time modding :O. I was thinking something from diablo, any input is helpfull thanks!!

Hermes1 09-03-2013 10:39 PM

On modern engines they offer no performance benefits, and yes a waste of money. With carburated engines, yes there were some performance gains to be had, but with direct fuel injection, no. Sorry I cannot help you with your chip question, as I have no experience with them, but there are plenty here who have and hopefully will chime in to help you out.

RAMPWR 09-03-2013 10:44 PM

Okay thanks! That is what I have heard and thought, I will probably end up taking it off when I clean my throttle body anyway.

Gecko 09-04-2013 02:04 AM

The throttle body spacer does nothing for you. You can leave it on if thats easier since its not hurting anything.

You'll also want to get the diablo tuner. I love mine and would recommend it to anyone looking for a tuner.


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