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Unread 08-14-2013, 10:25 PM   #61
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Any more updates?

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Unread 08-15-2013, 07:33 AM   #62
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Out of curiosity, how we'll does the intake plenum match up with the new TB diameter? Was it already a bit over-sized or was it flush with the old TB?
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Unread 08-15-2013, 08:00 AM   #63
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Updates! I filled up the tank yesterday and my MPG went from 14 before I had the new TB to just over 15. This is on top of driving like I stole it because you can definitely notice improved throttle response and passing power on the highway. I was disappointed at first because the PCM hadn't relearned my driving style since I unplugged the battery and I barely felt any changes from stock. It was only after several days when I started noticing the performance improvements. I have also been neglecting an oil change so I only expect fuel mileage to be even higher once I change it.

MtBJet: IIRC the intake plenum matches up with the new throttle body although I might double check to see if it's flush or not. I know its bigger than the stock TB diameter
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Unread 08-15-2013, 10:10 AM   #64
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Updates! I filled up the tank yesterday and my MPG went from 14 before I had the new TB to just over 15. This is on top of driving like I stole it because you can definitely notice improved throttle response and passing power on the highway. I was disappointed at first because the PCM hadn't relearned my driving style since I unplugged the battery and I barely felt any changes from stock. It was only after several days when I started noticing the performance improvements. I have also been neglecting an oil change so I only expect fuel mileage to be even higher once I change it.

MtBJet: IIRC the intake plenum matches up with the new throttle body although I might double check to see if it's flush or not. I know its bigger than the stock TB diameter
Thanks. Does shifting feel normal under heavy/full throttle? I might do this mod one day. Definitely appreciate you trying this out and taking the time to respond to us.
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Unread 08-15-2013, 10:35 AM   #65
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Thanks. Does shifting feel normal under heavy/full throttle? I might do this mod one day. Definitely appreciate you trying this out and taking the time to respond to us.
Yeah, I would say it feels pretty normal. Certainly not anything negative. If anything it feels better/more powerful? Hard to explain. For $100 I would just say try it yourself and see. I got a used one from a 2011 Ram 1500 4.7L off eBay
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Unread 08-17-2013, 09:07 AM   #66
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You have the hypertech right?
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Unread 08-17-2013, 03:56 PM   #67
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You have the hypertech right?
Huntb and I both do.
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Unread 08-18-2013, 12:13 PM   #68
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I just got my throttle body in. I found one on ebay but the last two letters were AA and not AB. The two notches on the left side of the pellum did not match up so I mounted the TB upside down. Everything else went on great with a coupler I bought at Autozone and the stock intake. I might have to upgrade to K&N now. No codes are being thrown yet. I'm at sea level but moving to TX soon. We shall see.
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Unread 11-06-2013, 10:46 PM   #69
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I know I'm dredging up an old thread but I've got a question for Isomswim and huntb...As far as the stock intake goes, correct me if i'm wrong but it seems that it would be less effective due to the choke from 2.5 to 3 right? personally I'm not entirely sure it would make a whole lot of difference but I'm looking into getting a Brute Force intake sooner eventually but would like to have the TB now lol.
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