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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 08-29-2012, 06:13 PM
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12-24hp is pretty high for a TB. I think the increased throttle response just makes it feel like you gained more. 8-12hp is what some of the cars gained at the rear wheels with that same TB.
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The BBK states it adds 12-24 horsepower, doesn't look any different.
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maybe with full bolt ons, cam, and tune
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Still a good supporting mod to compliment current and future additions.
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is a ported throttle body bad for the engine in any way?? and long term affects?
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is a ported throttle body bad for the engine in any way?? and long term affects?
No, but it would make the engine run more lean I believe. If you have more air coming in you should compensate by adding more fuel. I run 93 octane and have my superchips on 91 octane tune (the highest it goes), which adds more fuel into the system and I bet the 91 tune and throttle body are loving each other.
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