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Old 09-19-2013, 03:08 AM
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Has anyone had any positive or negative experiences with the throttle body spaces from like airraid? Do they actually work or are they just an expensive paperweight?
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not beneficial for fuel injected engines like ours. they are meant for carb set ups....or if you run NOS.

don't get one...waste of $$
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Yup, what the two guys above said. Literally throwing money out the window for a fuel injected truck.

Spacers work good on carbureted engines as they give the air and fuel more time to mix before getting into the intake. But since the fuel is injected after the throttle body on modern engines they are doing absolutely nothing. As gonefishin said, the only purpose for them is to give you a place to inject NOS.
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Sounds o.k. thats about it.
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I kinda was thinking there really wouldnt be a need on a fuel injection, besides nos. The only think that kept me from dismissing them was the spirals in them, they say it creates an air vortex?

Now has any body done the "throttle body mod" where they cut the fins off to allow for more air flow?
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Wow, this record just plays over and over and ..........
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I kinda was thinking there really wouldnt be a need on a fuel injection, besides nos. The only think that kept me from dismissing them was the spirals in them, they say it creates an air vortex?

Now has any body done the "throttle body mod" where they cut the fins off to allow for more air flow?
I've personally never heard of the "throttle body mod" that you're referring to. Lots of people will add an aftermarket ported throttle body though. Either 85mm or 87mm. Check out Bully's Performance, they have them on their website. There's also many threads throughout the forum on them if you want to read up. Just use the search function and take a look in Grubrunners signature for the link to his review.

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Ya no kidding eh?! I'm thinking we need to make a stickied thread with all the information on TB spacers....
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Experience on past forums has taught me a stickied thread on a commonly asked question rarely, if at all, works. New comers will just keep initiating new threads rather than spending a few minutes more and utilizing the board's "search" feature.

How we do it on two other boards I sit on is we lock the thread - upon immediate discovery - after a Admin/Mod posts a link to the most discussed [post count] active thread covering the same topic. That one topic left open just keeps surfacing itself as new members join and addresses their concerns.

It works for us and doesn't clutter up the pages with same old, same-old.

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Experience on past forums has taught me a stickied thread on a commonly asked question rarely, if at all, works. New comers will just keep initiating new threads rather than spending a few minutes more and utilizing the board's "search" feature.
Exactly! Unfortunately a lot of new members don't realize that and how much they can learn by just reading through threads rather than posting new ones that have been discussed a hundred times.
I've been on CumminsForum for about a month now and only have a handful of posts but I've learned a ton of things by just looking through old threads. Typically if you have a question it has most likely been asked by someone else already. You just need to find it.

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It works for us and doesn't clutter up the pages with same old, same-old.

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That actually sounds like a great plan! We should get that going on Ramforumz!
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