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Old 09-20-2013, 10:10 AM   #1
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Smile MK2 Throttle Body

So to all the haters out there I had my throttle body bored by Maxbore about 2 weeks ago. To say the least, best mod I've done for under $200 INCLUDING the new Throttle Body. Throttle response is much much better. There's only so much you can do with drive-by-wire setup and this was awesome. Throttle seems much snappier and you can hear the suction!!!

Idle is also much smoother and the MPG have improved about 2MPG.

Had it bored 8mm over. Stock size is 55mm and it is now bored out to 63mm.






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Old 09-20-2013, 11:52 PM   #2
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I need to do this. I hate that we are limited. I never thought to do that. I assume that this place you brought it to is a local machine shop? I need to do this asap. I think it would compliment my fswerks parts nice. Good job bro
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No it's actually a guy in Florida who's been doing it for years. Www.maxbore.com. Had a chat with the guy before I shipped mine down and he seems like a pretty knowledgeable guy. It's an "online" store.


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I may have to look into this. I need it. Gonna talk to my stepdad first. hes a machinist so he can probably do it for me but if not I'm gonna get in touch with your guy. I'm assuming you didnt need a retune for it or anything
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Do you have any supporting mods?
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No tune yet. Saving for that. Just have an intake and exhaust. Nothing crazy.


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Ok. I talked with my stepdad. He is a machinist so I can get this done to mine soon. One of my friends was worried that with my mods I may already be maxed out on my injectors and that this would push it over the edge but I dont think that is possible. But hey what do I know lol. Gonna research it some more. I dont see why this would be too much for my car cuz after seeing you do it I really want to do it.
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If anyone else is reading this that knows alot about these cars please lmk. I currently have Fswerks intake, tune, header, flex pipe, race exhaust and Id like to add this as well. Are there gains to be had from this (I wouldnt see why not) and am I anywhere near maxing out my injectors? I wouldnt think so but then again what do I know. Any help is appreciated.
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I would definitely get a tune after this mod. SVT, with your mods and adding this TB I HIGHLY suggest getting a tune to go with it.
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Well I already do have the fswerks tune compensating for what I do have now. But would you reccomend I get in touch with them upon getting this and have them send me a re tune?
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