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Old 01-04-2014, 11:44 PM   #31
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Sweet, that was more the response I was after. I've owned cars where the TB's are quite good and just need a clean.
Is there a guide on here for modifying your factory TB to improve it?
I'm quite handy with a Dremel and fine motor skills, I just don't wanna cock anything up.
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I disagree... With enough done I think an extra 5-10 hp can come out of there. However I bet iminhell can prove me wrong XD
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I need all of those how-to's if I'm gonna stand a chance in Race Warz :P

My experience with intakes in general, is the performance gains above stock are very low. Combined with full exhaust, cam gears and a refund though and it will make a noticeable difference :)
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Just Save up and buy all the Parts for a SVT header conversion and a 2.25'' or bigger exhaust. Then build MOD's on top of that. It is the only way to make good power unless going Turbo. Take a look at your ZX3 header, it looks like it was designed to constrict airflow. I can only believe ford did it for Fuel Econ.
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I replaced my Bosch premium 8 mm wires with obx 10.3 mm wires It has a much quicker response now I wouldn't say acceleration increase but the throttle response is noticeably quicker since I put them on well worth the $50
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Sweet, that was more the response I was after. I've owned cars where the TB's are quite good and just need a clean.
Is there a guide on here for modifying your factory TB to improve it?
I'm quite handy with a Dremel and fine motor skills, I just don't wanna cock anything up.
Porting the stock TB will not add any performance at all

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