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Factory Spec: 4.7-liter V8 engine - 310 horsepower, 330 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 03-08-2011, 01:09 PM
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Did you replace the gasket along w/ it I know you should always replace gaskets when possible but I wanna install it today and don't wanna wait for the gasket all my local auto part stores told me it'd be special order and would take a while to arrive
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didn't replace the gasket, the og one was fine.
make sure when you put the tps and iac on the new throttle body that you clean them really good. he also included instructions with start-up, make sure to follow them.

bolt it on, start it up and enjoy
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I don't suppose this mpd will work on an 08 since those are for drive by wire throttles? 08 has an electronic one.
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no they wont it's for the 2000-2007 TB only
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Well I installed today and my butt dyno says its was a nice improvment. Seems that the pcm is taking a while to learn put a little less than 50 miles on her today w/ the new TB installed and at WOT it wasnt sure where to shift and went 2-3 around 7grand :/ and the idle after driving it around is a little nutty. At first the idle was going from 300-1.5k and then dying so I called Dan the guy who machines em and said to just drive her and give her time well see how it sorts out hope the idle calms down and the PCM continues to learn and I see more power gains. I wasnt sure how to clean the TPS and IAC how could I go about doing this...yes I know I should know how to do that jsut want to make sure
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i used throttle body cleaner and elbow grease. soaked the moving parts and used q-tips for the small areas. seems both tps and iac are more sensitive with the improved airflow.

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i used throttle body cleaner and elbow grease. soaked the moving parts and used q-tips for the small areas. seems both tps and iac are more sensitive with the improved airflow.

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Well the idle seems to of calmed down today idles a hair higher than before but im not complaining about that its steady and smooth. Next day off I will pull the IAC and TPS and clean them properly thanks for the help 05
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did you have to tune your PCM for this mod manica?
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No but I do have a superchips 3815 running 87octane performance I talked to the guy who machines the fastman throttle bodies and he said to keep w/e tune I have and it will learn and adjust to the different air intake of a larger TB so w/ whether you have a tune or not more power but if you have a tune AND a larger TB you will get even more power I hope you got that
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yeah i got ya, it's a power increase no matter what without the tune, but with it, it's even more lol, thanks man
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