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Old 04-03-2012, 10:03 AM   #1
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Throttle Body Spacer Worth it?

Im shining about getting a throttle body spacer for my 2.5 os it worth the 70$?
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:15 AM   #2
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nope, doesnt do anything

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Old 04-03-2012, 10:34 AM   #3
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I like mine...a lot better response and gave me almost +2mpg
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:38 AM   #4
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Nope just makes your throttle body look different. Save the money and grab a piece aluminum and mill one for free trust me it does nothing i bought 3 different lengths and tried em all for a month at a time no change or difference in gas mileage or throttle response. Change your throttle body to the 4.0 then we talk some more
Also check the size of your tires they affect power and milage
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Old 04-03-2012, 10:50 AM   #5
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I installed the Poweraid throttle spacer with an AirAid CAI n my 2.5L couple weeks ago and I do get better response and sounds waaaaaay better.

Check www.youtube.com/KrystasYJ

I uploaded a couple vids
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I've got one on my 4.0 its totally helped with throttle response and about 1mpg more
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Old 04-03-2012, 12:25 PM   #7
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I have one on my 98. It made no difference. Throttle body spacers are for carburated engines where the fuel and air mix before they enter the cylinder. otherwise, all they are doing is increasing the length of tube your air travels to reach the cylinder.
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Throttle Body Spacers by themselves do very little to improve engine performance, they might add half a horse and give you an ever so slight increase in throttle response but otherwise they don't do anything by themselves...

They work on any intake setup, all they do is create turbulence in the airflow which disturbs the air mixture inside of the intake to disperse the fuel better. Doesn't matter if it's a carb, TBI, or MPFI, they all see similar effects.

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