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Old 12-15-2014, 10:10 AM
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I'd say if you have grounded one of the cylinder heads that would be as good as grounding the throttle body....but, I'm open minded on this. why do you think it would help? I'd say a 14 guage wire would do the job if you did want to add this one more ground strap.
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I seen guys doing it on another board,so i was curious if anybody had done the wiring upgrade and added one to the throttle body too.
I'm sorta like you Juma,i would think grounding the engine accomplishes basically the same thing,but i'm thinking for the amount of work it involves,curiousity would make a guy try it,lol.
My little 4.7 uses a phenolic style throttle body,otherwise i'd give it whirl.
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just looked at my 3.6 TB and its bolted to plastic all the way around. so, yes, it might work better with an extra ground. I'll wait for a warm day to try it.
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Is the throttle body aluminium on your 3.6 Juma?

The later 4.7 uses a plastic composite based throttle body on a plastic composite based intake manifold.
I have nothing to ground to on my 4.7's throttle body,except bolts that do nothing but run into a composite intake,aarrgghh,lol

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I saw this on a charger forum a while back so I did this "mod" a few years ago on my v6 charger. There was no difference in performance or fuel economy the slightest bit. Luckily I had the wiring around so I didnt waste any money.
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