Throttle body spacer?

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Throttle body spacer?

Postby NVSteve » Fri Feb 29, 2008 11:29 pm

Anyone ever use one of these? Any comments?

http://www.4x4parts.com/public_html/sho ... 1a4dd195dc


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Postby geoffstgermaine » Sat Mar 01, 2008 12:47 pm

I understand what a TB spacer is supposed to do in an engine with a carburetor, but I don't understand why you would want one in a fuel injected engine. The fuel is injected after the TB.

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Postby RacerZX » Sun Mar 02, 2008 12:40 pm

Yeah, I agree, I'd call it snake oil without some serious proof from a neutral 3rd party.

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Postby SHAWNATGERBROCK » Mon Mar 03, 2008 11:15 am

Where did I see the writeup on the Intake spacer that made good power ?? I thought it was in Nissan Sport Magazine ?? I know thats different that a T/B spacer ... But I was curious to see any real time results ...

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Postby RacerZX » Mon Mar 03, 2008 12:40 pm

Depends on the context, and also I don't make any claims for product tests that I haven't personally done :wink: .

On some cars like the 350Z the intake plenum is so poorly designed that the amount of air being fed to each cylinder is different by as much as %10. The spacer for that car allows more volume and more even airflow in the plenum and does no doubt give more power.


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