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Install Throttle body spacer? by FieroGT-987
Started on: 09-12-2013 10:14 PM
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Should I install a throttle body spacer? Would most auto shops carry one to fit?
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Report this Post09-12-2013 11:36 PM Click Here to See the Profile for DimeMachineSend a Private Message to DimeMachineEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
what engine?

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Report this Post09-13-2013 07:51 AM Click Here to See the Profile for FieroGT-987Click Here to Email FieroGT-987Send a Private Message to FieroGT-987Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
2.8 stock
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Why?
What benefit?
What problem would it solve?
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Report this Post09-13-2013 08:39 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Fiero84FreakClick Here to Email Fiero84FreakSend a Private Message to Fiero84FreakEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Such a product is not going to provide any noticeable gains on the 2.8L. The stock intake after the throttle body is too restrictive to see any gains, thus negating anything you do AFTER where the throttle body mounts.

If you want to see intake gains, you're going to have to modify the stock intake setup or pay for an aftermarket setup (both a lot of $$$$)

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Report this Post09-13-2013 09:10 AM Click Here to See the Profile for FieroGT-987Click Here to Email FieroGT-987Send a Private Message to FieroGT-987Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
It has a cold air intake with flowmaster 44
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Report this Post09-13-2013 09:19 AM Click Here to See the Profile for jaskispyderSend a Private Message to jaskispyderEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
To be honest, the throttle body spacer will be a waste of money. The V6 engine in the Fiero was tuned very well, and you would be better off with cleaning the exhaust headers and crossover restrictions out. How is your cold intake setup? Is it pulling air from inside the engine compartment? The factory system was a true cold intake.
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Previous owner messed up the pipe from the vent to the air canister, somimtook it all out and ran a spectre air filter in place of the canister
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Originally posted by FieroGT-987:

Previous owner messed up the pipe from the vent to the air canister, somimtook it all out and ran a spectre air filter in place of the canister


So you have a hot air intake system now. Sucking air from the hot engine compartment.
I'd restore the stock unit or install one of Rodney's.
http://rodneydickman.com/ca...th=22&products_id=70
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Originally posted by n7vrz:


So you have a hot air intake system now. Sucking air from the hot engine compartment.
I'd restore the stock unit or install one of Rodney's.
http://rodneydickman.com/ca...th=22&products_id=70


Yeah, why do ignorant owners bugger about with the excellent stock system without bothering to check facts first?
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Report this Post09-15-2013 08:54 PM Click Here to See the Profile for FieroGT-987Click Here to Email FieroGT-987Send a Private Message to FieroGT-987Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
It is true cold air intake... I have heat shield and a hose running from the vent to the opening of the filter head.. Its definitely better than stock
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