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Old 05-06-2010, 03:20 PM
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Hi there, I'm a newbie and i've just purchased a cold air intake and throttle body spacer for my truck. The problem is that i can't fit both under the hood/ fire wall. Has anyone run into this problem with the older ram body style? Any solutions besides not installing them? Thanks
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Leave off the spacer. They don't do enough to matter anyway.
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Glad you joined us and welcome to the Z for Rams from Baltimore . I would agree with that also . With the type of intake manifolds we have , It wouldn't make a bit of difference . If you could go to the top of the page to the User Cp and complete your profile that would be great . Helps us see what you have when your posting a question or comment . Do you have any pictures of your truck ? Have you done any mods or have plans for mods in the future ? Any of your friends have Rams ? Tell them about us . We would love to have them . You will find this site is full of a lot of talented people . So if theres any question that you need answered , just shoot away . Talk to ya soon . Tom
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I have not, but, what about a shaker style hood or cut into the hood & fit a hood scoop that is open towards the wind shield or like this
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Thanks guys, ya if i really wanted to i guess i could just get a custom or after market hood. never though of that ha ha.
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Hello and welcome to the site! I would say leave the spacer off as it doesn't do anything with the kegger style intakes we have.

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There are a lot of talented people on this site, so if you have questions feel free to ask, and I am sure someone will be able to help. If your looking for some accessories check out our vendor section and may the modding continue or begin
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Welcome to the Z from Calgary! Glad to have you on the board as a member; Tell us more about you and your truck; some great mods ya got there, what kind of mods are you looking to do to the truck in the future? Performance/appearance/suspension? Lots of options, and hope we can answer any questions you might have. Also, don't forget to fill out your UserCP so can have a quick reference to your truck's details if you have any questions/comments in the future.

As for the intake issue, I'd personally leave out the spacer as they result in no real gains unless you're running a nitrous system OR have an aftermarket single plane manifold. An aftermarket cowl-wood would allow it to fit, but seems a bit much to spend to get no gains. Only other option I could see is to get the plate shaved down at a machine shop OR put a hole in your hood to let it close properly.

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