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Obviously like everyone Im trying to get the most from my truck for the smallest cost right? So I came across the BBK 85mm throttle body for around 450 something. Now theres another company that has ported throttle body, to 85mm, and 87mm and it goes for 339.00. Whats the tradeoff? Now I know the ported is just that, its ported, and Im guessing its ported to the butterfly, then gets smaller again. What do yall think? Which would be better? Thanks
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The ported TB from Moes isn't a true 85mm, and he admits that, says it's closer to 84 mm. I would stick with the BBK 85mm as it's cast to that dimension and you're less likely to have over clearance issues at the butterly.
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Get the 90mm its what i got... Here are the ones listed at Moes.

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i have the bbk 85mm all you need. if you go with 90mm to large. no dis to you ramtex. its just that 85mm can handle up or around 800hp. iam puting out 356hp down on the dyno
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does anyone know how much the stock t/b is rated up to?
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If they arent including a larger tb with the sc kits magnussen has then I would assume it can handle 500hp or so. Makes sense to me anyway
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Kinda what I was thinking. I think most kits are that way.
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On the flip side I can see how a larger one would add more hp to a setup with an intake. I don't think you get alot out of an intake or alot out of a tb but together I think they'd be a good match. I'm mulling around trying to decide if I want to send mine off to get ported or just buy the bbk and have mine for a back up. Decisions. Decisions.
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Reason i got the 90mm is cause i want the 6.1 intake + a turbo setup not the norm for most.
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dont the ported ones return to stock width at the butterfly? I mean they are cheaper but wouldnt going with bbk be the better choice since its 85mm all the way thru?
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