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


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Wouldn't a larger throttle body worsen gas mileage?
It actually improves it slightly as the stock TB is restrictive.

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thanks guys!! one more ?... does the moe's 85mm throttle body come with bolts or can i use the same factory bolts on the old throttle body.. thanks u guys are awesome sauce!!!!!!!
You use your stock bolts.
Typically it is a stock TB (well Moe's is) and its simply machined and ported out.
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What one do ya'll think is best, fastman, BBK or Moes???
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What one do ya'll think is best, fastman, BBK or Moes???
I havent used any of the 2 other than Moe's.
Many have switched from fastmans to Moes's.
Worth looking into

BBK I heard throws codes......read up on that to as I may be wrong
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what tool or tools should i need to install my new TB??? i put on my afe bymyself and i was just wondering do i have to take off my hemi hat to do so??? thanks guys...
HOmerkill - did you manage to get any photos of your install and the new TB?
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This is a simple install.
Remove your hose leading to your air filter box as it sits right on top (clamped) to the stock TB.
There are 4 bolts holding it down
Unscrew them, and disconnect the plug.

Replace with new one and reverse order the above
Literally takes 10mins
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thanks guys.. one more question.. what size of socket does the bolts take? 6mm or 7mm socket? also would it be allright to not remove the whole air filter house and just unclamp it from the TB... also would it be ok to disconnect and than remove the bolts.. sorry for all of this.. i wanna get things right!
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thanks guys.. one more question.. what size of socket does the bolts take? 6mm or 7mm socket? also would it be allright to not remove the whole air filter house and just unclamp it from the TB... also would it be ok to disconnect and than remove the bolts.. sorry for all of this.. i wanna get things right!
Correct! Simply remove the clamp from the hose attaches the TB. If you still have the stock hose, it's flexible, so move it aside. You can either disconnect it before removing he bolt or vice versa. Makes no difference.
I think it's a 7mm or 8mm socket. But it is one of those 2
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is this TB worth getting if you only have the following MODS: CAI, Y pipe, 14" muffler? or when would you really consider changing the TB?
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is this TB worth getting if you only have the following MODS: CAI, Y pipe, 14" muffler? or when would you really consider changing the TB?
Let me put it this way....
When. Installed it, the truck felt lighter on its feet, possibly due to the better throttle response.
But. Thought it was it my head. Plus I only drove 20-30miles on it before selling it for an 87mm (waiting for it)
Reverted back to stock and boy, what a difference. Noticed it more going back to stock. So yes, it's worth it IMO
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Let me put it this way....
When. Installed it, the truck felt lighter on its feet, possibly due to the better throttle response.
But. Thought it was it my head. Plus I only drove 20-30miles on it before selling it for an 87mm (waiting for it)
Reverted back to stock and boy, what a difference. Noticed it more going back to stock. So yes, it's worth it IMO
thanks! still up in the air about it
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