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Throttle Body Spacers, What’s your take?

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Matty4wd, May 11, 2018.

  1. May 11, 2018 at 9:17 AM
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    Matty4wd

    Matty4wd [OP] Young Tundra Enthusiast

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    Throttle body spacers- one of the most controversial aftermarket parts in the car/truck world. Some say it gives better gas mileage, torque and hp. While others say it just makes your wallet lighter. Some get it just for the whistle it gives- almost like a supercharger, but i think i would rather go all out and buy the supercharger. What is your take on Throttle Body Spacers? Share your experiences and comments about them. Im neutral on them, and dont really know what to believe.
     
  2. May 11, 2018 at 9:20 AM
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    Danimal86

    Danimal86 What's a Dickfir?

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    the afe kit i put on came with one. I think its complete bs, but it came with it....so on it went.
     
  3. May 11, 2018 at 9:54 AM
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    15whtrd

    15whtrd Mr. Blonde

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    Yeah I think it’s bullshit. It’s not a carburetor where you put a spacer on. That actually does something. When you have fuel injection and it’s not a TBI I feel the throttlebody spacer does Jack shit. Might as well throw a tornado in there while you’re at it LOL
     
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  4. May 11, 2018 at 10:16 AM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

    TXRailRoadBandit73 RUNNIN' WITH THE DEVIL RÖCKIN' N RÖLLIN'

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    Ditto^^^
     
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  5. May 11, 2018 at 10:37 AM
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    ColoradoTJ

    ColoradoTJ So there I was.... Staff Member

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    It actually works.

    Your wallet becomes lighter, and in turn the truck becomes more efficient by .00039572 mpg.

    True story
     
  6. May 11, 2018 at 10:41 AM
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    And what is it? Every 100 lbs is about 1/10 of a second in the quarter mile? Add a CAI and it actually will make your truck faster.
     
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  7. May 11, 2018 at 10:46 AM
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    Brian0414

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    I have one on the Tundra. Didn't notice any difference but the whistle. Its kinda cool but no real advantage. :notsure:
     
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  8. May 11, 2018 at 10:48 AM
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    seniramsu

    seniramsu Pro Runnin

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    The man has spoke....
     
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  9. May 11, 2018 at 10:48 AM
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  10. May 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM
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    Matty4wd

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    As a cheap “for now” i might get one for the whistle haha, ill be getting a volant CAI soon too
     
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  11. May 11, 2018 at 11:17 AM
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    Black Wolf

    Black Wolf Where's my popcorn salt? Damnit

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    Throttle body Spacer ====[​IMG]
     

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