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Old 01-06-2011, 08:35 AM
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I went to the junkyard and grabbed a throttle body off a 97 ram with a 360 for $21.50 and took it to school the next day and took it into machine shop for a project. i put it on a mill and milled off the walls around the butterfly holes, a couple of the nubs then took an air grinder and ground down the middle wall to a point and rounded the edges around the holes and polished the crap out of it and i got it on in less than an hour and topped it off with an open face edelbrock air cleaner, it HOWLS like guys have said previously it sounds awesome. It doesnt take as much to get the truck up and going, better low end torque, and it took away this weird mid range rpm hesitation my truck had before its great im glad i did it, thanks guys for showin me the cheap mod.
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:38 AM
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Very cool. Did you take any pics?
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Old 01-06-2011, 08:48 AM
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i got pics of it on my phone i just need to figure out how to get em on here. i sent pictures from my phone to my e-mail and tried uploading them but it said the images were too small and try uploading bigger ones idk how to make bigger ones lol.
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I keep hearing about this cheap upgrade, Wow! it took away the mid range hesitation, I am going to have to try this asap.
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yup and it allways seemed to have trouble getting up to even 90 mph, well i did a 105 the other night so id deffinately say better top end too!
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Congrats on the mod and thanks for the report.

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Congrads on the mod More air = more power, so ya can't complain.
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been tryin to get pics on take it easy lol
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