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lowriderram_95
04-11-2008, 12:46 AM
ok i got one given to me by a local shop to try out. have any of you bought one? if so have they worked? i'm lazy and don't want to go through the trouble of putting it on if it's not gonna do any good...

Beerdrnkr
04-11-2008, 12:48 AM
Yeah they work nicely. I had one in my old ranger and my dad puts them in all his vehicles alont with intake and exhaust.

king ranch
04-11-2008, 12:50 AM
makes a good paperweight lol

unless u have a CAI and a bigger throttle body the spacer does nothing your throttel body is going to take in the same amount of air no mater how big of a spacer you have if u have a spacer and upgrade throttle body and get a CAI u might see 3-5hp tops not worth it

sell it

lowriderram_95
04-11-2008, 12:51 AM
i've got a flowmaster exhaust on my truck and since dodge intakes are expensive i figured i'd try the spacer instead. plus my truck runs fat as hell and i was hoping this might help that out a bit. idk tho i don't know a whole lot about this stuff

king ranch
04-11-2008, 12:52 AM
trust me u wont notice no more power from that at all get a custom tuned programmer u will see a big difference

king ranch
04-11-2008, 12:52 AM
upppp

and what year is your truck with what engine

lowriderram_95
04-11-2008, 12:53 AM
95 with the 5.2...i'm not really lookin for more power i'm more focused on fuel economy to be honest. i drive alot and this 14 mpg crap is pissin me off

95ZJ
04-11-2008, 12:56 AM
<---10/12ish in the city with a 98 5.9 quad cab.

Our trucks guzzle gas, can't really change that.

lowriderram_95
04-11-2008, 12:57 AM
***** don't it? they are fairly quick tho...i've beat alot of chevys at my school. which is always nice lol...gotta admit tho i do like supporting and advertising a local shop

king ranch
04-11-2008, 12:58 AM
custom tuner for 87 gas mileage trust me it will make a difference

goonandbuck
04-11-2008, 01:01 AM
i have one on my truck......i dont know that it does anything though.........i have a flowmaster exhaust as well it sounds nice

king ranch
04-11-2008, 01:01 AM
does your truck have a obd-II

lowriderram_95
04-11-2008, 01:02 AM
i think it does. but no one makes a tuner for my year model.

and yea the flowmasters do sound nice

JeepSound
04-11-2008, 01:03 AM
All a throttle body spacer does is move the engines peak power delivery. (the powerband.)
It will work better in conjuction with other mods like others have said, though.
With that being said, my dad has one on his Grand Cherokee with the 4.0.
Other than a K&N FIPK and Flowmaster 40 on it's pretty much stock.He said he noticed a small difference but nothing major. For the $70 or so dollars though, what do you expect.
Expect a nice whistleing sound at certain RPM's also. Most do it, I've never really found it annoying, sounds kind of cool actually.

lowriderram_95
04-11-2008, 01:06 AM
i didnt expect it to make a huge difference. hell i got it for free so regardless i'm not out anything but the time it takes for the install

king ranch
04-11-2008, 01:22 AM
hpyertech makes a power module for your truck you plug it into the pcm on your truck

Ferendon
04-13-2008, 01:44 AM
i think it does. but no one makes a tuner for my year model.

and yea the flowmasters do sound nice
OBD-II is 96+


All a throttle body spacer does is move the engines peak power delivery. (the powerband.)
It will work better in conjuction with other mods like others have said, though.
With that being said, my dad has one on his Grand Cherokee with the 4.0.
Other than a K&N FIPK and Flowmaster 40 on it's pretty much stock.He said he noticed a small difference but nothing major. For the $70 or so dollars though, what do you expect.
Expect a nice whistleing sound at certain RPM's also. Most do it, I've never really found it annoying, sounds kind of cool actually.

^^^Here's your answer. It will shift you powerband a few hundred RPMs in either direction, but will not generate any additional power. When you're modding on a stock fuel system, you're just freeing up horsepower, not adding it. Once you get into modifying the fuel system, THEN you can call it adding HP.

king ranch
04-13-2008, 01:48 AM
yes my i still found one for a 95 year dodge its a power module plugs into the pcm under the hood

lowriderram_95
04-13-2008, 11:39 PM
yea i finally got it put on today...it seems to have lowered the power band a bit which is nice. wet roads are gonna be fun!!!! but it was a pain to put on. plus i changed my air filter which was dirty as hell.