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Old 05-18-2010, 09:12 PM   #1
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Yes or no?
I was planning on finding a hood piece of pipe at work and cutting it to put in a homemade t-body spacer.

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What kind of throttle body spacer are you talking about?
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Might sound stupid, buuuut, there'* different ones?
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Your use of a pipe has me confused. A throttle body spacer is something that goes between the throttle body and the upper intake manifold. But your mention a pipe, which has me thinking your talking about between the throttle body and the air filter.
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I figured pipe the right size could be used instead of shelling out big money for the aluminummilled ones. I have plenty of scrap resources at work. What would you suggest
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Not doing it. It'* not worth the effort. It really serves no purpose.
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Okay thanks. You mean making one, like normal, to go between the intake man and t-body, would not be worth it?
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Nope, not worth it. I'm not running one. The throttle body is going to get hot no mater what you do. I look it as just another gasket that could leak.
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Huh. Well thank you very much. I've got my mechanical probs out the way so I'm in the process of performance tweaking.
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Ya, sorry, that'* not really one of them,
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