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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-28-2009, 01:23 PM Thread Starter
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Throttle Body Spacer?

To do or not to do??
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-28-2009, 01:35 PM
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Not to do. No throttle body to space out on a Diesel

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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-28-2009, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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Why does airraid say they make on to fit 04 gmc 2500hd diesels then??? I don't know my friend asked if they made them and I got to looking into to and they said they make them for that truck.
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^^^^^^^^^^exactly.....waste of money!


They make those things for people that dont know any better.

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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-28-2009, 02:06 PM
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on airraids site it doesnt show that they make one for the duramax.. I just looked. Our throttle body spacer is a turbo.. lol

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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-28-2009, 03:10 PM Thread Starter
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yeah guess so thanks
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throttle body spacers are great for gassers...
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Diesels don't even have a throttle- they are wide open from the intake all the way to the intake valves, with the turbo in the middle. - They are run by computers and wire!

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A gas engine is a variable compression engine and a Diesel is a constant compression engine. Give or take boost ext

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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-07-2009, 04:42 AM
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ive heard that they do however give you more turbo whistle, is this true?
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