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Unread 06-15-2010, 03:45 PM   #1
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Throttle Body spacer

Picked up a PowerAid Throttle Body spacer for my JK had one on my YJ and it was great and now Got it on the JK and can Totally Feel at tell a difference on hwy with the pickup.

AIRAID 310-616 - PowerAid® Throttle Body Spacer for 07-10 Jeep® Wrangler & Wrangler Unlimited JK with 3.8L V6 Engine - Quadratec


Sorry for spelling problem fixed. Also like to say it shift better than it did before it's smoother


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Unread 06-15-2010, 03:49 PM   #2
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A lot of people say these are not worth it... But I have spent a lot more on a lot less and Im guessing that the people that doubt it are probably without it so Im going to go with your opinion Thanks for the recommendation!
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Unread 06-15-2010, 04:08 PM   #3
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I read that as he couldn't tell a difference? Maybe I read his post wrong...

I was looking at this spacer too...but would love to see some more information/reviews/etc...

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Unread 06-15-2010, 04:14 PM   #4
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Yeah... Your right... It says he "can't" totally feel a difference... I read it as can.. Guess I read too fast... i retract my previous statement...
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I would like to see two things regarding throttle body spacers on the JK 3.8:

1. An explanation as to how it promotes mixing of fuel and air, when the fuel isn't injected until just before the intake valve. By then, any turbulence imparted to the air by the throttle body will be dissipated as the air travels the length of the stock intake.

2. A real dyno readout from an average JK owner who installed one, where it is the only mod since a previous dyno.
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Unread 06-15-2010, 04:51 PM   #6
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I would like to see two things regarding throttle body spacers on the JK 3.8:

1. An explanation as to how it promotes mixing of fuel and air, when the fuel isn't injected until just before the intake valve. By then, any turbulence imparted to the air by the throttle body will be dissipated as the air travels the length of the stock intake.

2. A real dyno readout from an average JK owner who installed one, where it is the only mod since a previous dyno.
^this^ i mean people get so caught up with snake oil they will believe anything. i want to see scientific data showing the gains from nothing more than a piece of metal
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Unread 06-15-2010, 05:03 PM   #7
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Yeah... Your right... It says he "can't" totally feel a difference... I read it as can.. Guess I read too fast... i retract my previous statement...
Sorry for bad spelling. Yeah check into them you might like It I do and I did do research before i picked it up for the Jk
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Unread 06-15-2010, 05:06 PM   #8
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^this^ i mean people get so caught up with snake oil they will believe anything. i want to see scientific data showing the gains from nothing more than a piece of metal
A throttle body spacer creates a larger area around the throttle body. This gives the throttle body a larger capacity for air intake, when the accelerator is pressed. When the throttle body valve opens, the throttle body spacer allows a greater amount of air to pass through the valve, increasing the power available to the car. This also improves the car's energy efficiency, due to the fact that the air is readily available, so the car does not need to expend effort to bring it to the throttle plate.
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you must like CAI's also
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you must like CAI's also


I know someone who has one that he uses as a paper weight now.
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Unread 06-15-2010, 05:14 PM   #11
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i could see the TB working on a carb. equiped vehicle, as stated in post #5 by the time the air and fuel mix any benefits from the TB are long gone.
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Unread 06-15-2010, 05:17 PM   #12
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A throttle body spacer creates a larger area around the throttle body. This gives the throttle body a larger capacity for air intake, when the accelerator is pressed. When the throttle body valve opens, the throttle body spacer allows a greater amount of air to pass through the valve, increasing the power available to the car. This also improves the car's energy efficiency, due to the fact that the air is readily available, so the car does not need to expend effort to bring it to the throttle plate.
I hope you are not saying it increases the throttle body diameter. It would take a bigger throttle body to do that.
I am having trouble picturing what you mean (by the highlighted words).
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Well in that case I will re-enstate my first statement. ... If he likes it, and has it, and it works... Then how can ya'll say it doesnt...
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Well in that case I will re-enstate my first statement. ... If he likes it, and has it, and it works... Then how can ya'll say it doesnt...
Don't say "ya'll". I haven't said they don't work, ...yet.
I'm looking for some facts with an open mind.

And there is a lot of sense in your second phrase.
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Don't say "ya'll". I haven't said they don't work, ...yet.
I'm looking for some facts with an open mind.
Then my post does not refer to you
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