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Old 10-29-2010, 05:59 PM
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Do throttle body spacers really help? Our are they just a waste of money?
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Do throttle body spacers really help? Our are they just a waste of money?
Only by it if you are looking for more noise..... they are a waste of money.
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Throttle spacer = paperweight
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That's what i figured, thanks guys.
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not to be a party pooper, but i received 1-2 more mpg, i have ran it with out the tb spacer and got 11mpg and with it on and with my intake i got 13.5
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not to be a party pooper, but i received 1-2 more mpg, i have ran it with out the tb spacer and got 11mpg and with it on and with my intake i got 13.5
Thanks, I might end up getting one then, can get one for 50 bucks.
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Hold on guys, TB spacers make nice whistling sounds. Kinda like a SC. That's gotta be worth $50?
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Im asumming those that have negative comments about the tb spacer have at one point installed it before, and those with positive comments like myself have had them installed aswell.
I guess you'll have to install it to find out.
Hey it worked for me n I love it. Goodluck.
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I'm pretty sure I've seen horsepower TV episodes where engines where dyno'ed using spacers and were actually shown to increase power in certain applications. All depends on your engine and setup. As for our trucks I cannot say. The bottom line is that spacers are not a "bolt on performance mod," but rather a "tuning tool" IMO
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True what moparfreakloz says. Increasing intake runner length is a tuning tool used a lot.

I've never gotten anything out of a TB spacer that amounted to much personally but I do know they have practical applications for some engine configurations.
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