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Old 09-06-2012, 07:11 PM
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Which one performs better? The fastman or the bbk 85mm throttle body for stock truck???
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You won't be able to tell a bit of difference between the 2.
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If you are stock, you won't see any difference except in the very high RPM range. I personally prefer the BBK 85mm just because most of the Fastman TBs are only ported and maintain the stock butterfly diameter (unless you specifically ask for the larger butterfly).
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Has anyone else have input between the two? It looks like one is $220 and another $400. I would lie to know if there is a difference in performance.
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I have the Fastman ported tb. I have the one that is comparable to the BBK and is a full 85mm straight down. I never owned the BBK so I have no input other than the fastman ported tb is cheaper. Also look into Moes Performance, he has ported tb's for sale at a good price!
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I'm new to this forum, and I need help with my throttle body.

I cleaned the throttle body with brake parts cleaner and now it's messing up a lot.

The etc light comes on about every twenty minutes while I'm driving and my truck idles higher than it's supposed to.

I wasn't sure which thread to post this to...so I just took a wild guess. lol
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The reason why the BBK is so much more expensive is because it is a new cast TB. The ported TB's from Fastman and Moe's are ported Mopar TB's.

Also, without custom tuning, many guys with the BBK have thrown a high idle code.
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I went to the dyno today and picked up a whopping 26hp/24 ft-lbs by installing Moe's 85MM TB. It exceeded all my expectations. I e-mailed the dyno chart to Matt at Moe's about an hour ago.
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What other mods do u have?
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