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Old 11-05-2013, 02:25 PM   #1
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Grounding the throttle body

Does anyone know if grounding the electronic throtle body to the ground wire or chassie actually helps with throttle response like rumor says? Or is it a myth? looking to inprove the throttle response with out spending $350.00 on a tune.


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Old 11-05-2013, 04:11 PM   #2
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Myth !

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Old 11-05-2013, 04:14 PM   #3
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This is real:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=322276

More relevant the hotter it gets outside.
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From the size of the main ground wire coming off of the battery, I think the grounding system in the Focus is pretty good.
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From the size of the main ground wire coming off of the battery, I think the grounding system in the Focus is pretty good.
You are correct , on top of that the TPS and most sensors have grounds going to them in the wiring harness

I have tried this on my dynojet dyno and there is no gains from 1500 to 7000 then some will say its not hp but better throttle response , you cant have it feeling better (better throttle response ) unless you have more HP/TQ to make that feeling

I for one think its there butt dyno again

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You are correct , on top of that the TPS and most sensors have grounds going to them in the wiring harness

I have tried this on my dynojet dyno and there is no gains from 1500 to 7000 then some will say its not hp but better throttle response , you cant have it feeling better (better throttle response ) unless you have more HP/TQ to make that feeling

I for one think its there butt dyno again

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Do dynos at 10-20% throttle, 50% throttle etc.
Record specific throttle positions and go to town

I think the throttle response people are talking about are not related to WOT but I totally agree with you with that making no sense

I noticed after the mods that around quarter-half throttle feels much faster than before bone stock. A friend who sat in the car noticed it too- he had been in the car several times before and now after the drop-in filter and snorkel delete and he noticed all on his own how much more "responsive" the car was
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I thin everyone should run what ever they feel best suits them and that they feel is best for there car and gains

When I post my experiences and opinions people always take them as I am bickering , arguing or trying to start something and it couldnt be further from the truth

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Old 11-06-2013, 10:03 AM   #8
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I take your words as truth tom. and also every one does have input and opinions and thats why we post things on here to hear everyones opinions. lol so all opinions are welcome
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