Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Moar TQ Down Low?
View Single Post
Old 07-17-2012, 04:58 PM   #14
Join Date: Feb 2012
Fan#: 94771
Location: Troy, MI
What I Drive: 2012 Focus Titanium

Posts: 1,854
FF Reputation: 1 StockTalon Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by SkyPilot View Post
You got that right, A TB spacer was beneficial on an older carbureted car because it gave the air and fuel more time to mix before reaching the cylinder. Since on our cars (and every care these days) fuel is introduced right at the cylinder they serve no purpose.

Makes a nifty paperweight tho!
A phenolic one will help keep heat out of the intake manifold since, most cars have coolant lines running through the throttle body. It also, indirectly makes the plenum larger.
StockTalon is offline  
    Reply With Quote