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Old 07-02-2010, 02:47 PM
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Default Anyone Install A Throttle Body Spacer?

I was wondering if anyone has installed a throttle body spacer on their 5.7L HEMI. I came across this spacer the other day:
http://www.streetandperformanceelect...lixpowertower/

They are claiming some pretty substantial HP, Torque & MPG increases for a relatively inexpensive bolt-on component. I found them for as low as $85 online. I was just curious if anyone has actually tried one of these or a similar spacer.

Did it increase your fuel economy? Could you notice a difference at all in power?
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Folks on here say it's a waste of money. There are a few threads on here that explain why. I'd say save your money for another mod.
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The AEM Brute Force comes with one. If you're planning on getting a CAI, there you go. DSPTYWACADET 09 has one.
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Yes I do, I have Airaid Poweraid Throttle Body Spacer. I had it installed at the same time as the intake (BTW that was an expensive day) I can't really tell you if I saw any gains from it because I got the intake, TBS, programmer, and exhaust all within a short amount of time.
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I bought the aem brute force intake for my 05' ram then switched it to my 08' and it came with the spacer, didn't see any change in performance.
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much like DSPTYWACADET 09 i have a t/b spacer and installed that along with a c.a.i., headers and exhaust so im not sure what all it did.
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I would'nt waste the money .
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I would'nt waste the money .
agreed! no actual power/mpg gain plus the whistle is annoying as hell
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I already have the K&N Air Intake which I think sounds really mean and it did give me a slight increase in fuel economy (1 or 2 mpg depending on how I drive). It sounds like there are alot of people out there that saw no gains and reported that they make a sh!tty sounding whistling noise.

So based on what I've heard here and other places on the web, I think I'll skip out on this mod. Thanks everyone for your input.
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i mean if comes with it w.e but dont buy it or get a bfi and wait 1 month i GOt a sick discount because i waiting
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