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    Thread: throttle body spacer

    1. 02-07-2010 04:35 PM #1
      I was looking into getting a throttle body spacer for my jetta just wondering if there good? or something i should know about them? like what do you guys think good idea or bad?

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      02-07-2010 04:37 PM #2
      are you talking about the powergasket?

      http://www.newsouthperformance.com/vwgasket.htm


    3. 02-07-2010 09:57 PM #3
      no i dont think so its like a 1 inch spacear look look at this site

      http://www.summitracing.com/se...w=SKU


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      02-07-2010 10:58 PM #4
      "These Motorvation Motorvator throttle body spacers not only speed up the velocity of air into your engine, they also create an airflow vortex which increases atomization. This spiral flow design yields increased combustion and additional horsepower at any rpm."

      SERIOUSLY, think, if it is using poorly created words, they are going for the hillbilly crowd.

      How does a little bit of open space with a spiral design create an "airflow vortex", its just going to get messed when it goes through the manifold and the valves.

      Mostly common sense.

      The only thing that this has any standing chance of improving is the size of the intake air plenum which allows for more air before the car has to start sucking air through the the air filter, or sucked through if you have a turbo.

      NOT WORTH THE MONEY.


    5. 02-07-2010 11:46 PM #5
      o okay well do you know of anthing like add on wise that i can get some more horses?? i have cold air intake (K&n) exhaust.. little chip.. idk any ideas?

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      02-07-2010 11:58 PM #6
      Quote, originally posted by Junior003 »
      o okay well do you know of anthing like add on wise that i can get some more horses?? i have cold air intake (K&n) exhaust.. little chip.. idk any ideas?

      What's a "little chip"?


    7. 02-08-2010 12:02 AM #7
      a chip that i got off of ebay that i honsetly thing does nothing so prob going to take it off

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      02-08-2010 12:07 AM #8
      Quote, originally posted by Junior003 »
      a chip that i got off of ebay that i honsetly thing does nothing so prob going to take it off

      oh man take that ish off immediately!!!!!!!!

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    9. 02-08-2010 12:08 AM #9
      really something i should know that i dont know?

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      02-08-2010 12:14 AM #10
      Quote, originally posted by Junior003 »
      really something i should know that i dont know?

      its just not doing anything for you...


    11. 02-08-2010 12:17 AM #11
      well i aint like 100% possitive if it is or not it is a 2.0 and for 50 bucks what all could it do it said 3-4 more mpg and like 10 percent hp gain

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      02-08-2010 12:40 AM #12
      Quote, originally posted by Junior003 »
      ...what all could it do it said 3-4 more mpg and like 10 percent hp gain

      It's also saying you spent $50 on hopes and dreams; because those types are parts are false and you just fell victum to it.
      Really, you need to take 30+ mins and really read over most of the FAQ threads concerning your 2.0L.
      You're not the first coming into this platform; and certainly not the last.
      There's been alot paved for new owners like you... do yourself a favor and remove the trigger finger off "submit post" and head towards "search".

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    13. 02-08-2010 12:57 AM #13
      well in this case do you know of any good chips?? that are not like 300 bucks?

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      02-08-2010 01:06 AM #14
      Quote, originally posted by Junior003 »
      well in this case do you know of any good chips?

      Yes, for the 2.0L:
      * Autothority
      * GIAC
      * Unitronics

      Quote, originally posted by Junior003 »
      that are not like 300 bucks?

      Nope, because the stuff that will actually do something for power / efficiency isn't something you grab via eBay.
      Really its not like the veterans are holding secrets to all things 'cheaper'; the stuff that proven to work is worth its cost.
      Its up to you to see if you're too cheap to do it right, or want to learn how spending twice or three-time to get the right product may teach you a lesson.

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    15. 02-08-2010 01:24 AM #15
      thanks they all seem really good! i like the autothority and the unitronics the best out of them to you personally which one would you buy?

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      02-08-2010 01:29 AM #16
      Quote, originally posted by Junior003 »
      i like the autothority and the unitronics the best out of them to you personally which one would you buy?

      Wouldn't know; I don't have a 2.0L.
      But amazingly others do and have posted reviews on such in the archives.
      Search on them and choose for yourself.

      Remember, you can also contact the supplier directly and ask questions to compare them.
      Choice will be based on what else you want to do (powertrain related) to the car in long-term installations / additions.

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      02-08-2010 01:40 AM #17
      that thing aint gonna do sheet.

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      02-08-2010 01:42 AM #18
      it's a piece of crap it doesn't work!


    19. 02-08-2010 08:41 AM #19
      haha i got it guys i took it off

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      02-08-2010 12:45 PM #20
      i have unitronic on my 2.0 and i love it, its 350 though

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      02-08-2010 12:50 PM #21
      God this thread is full of fail, stop buying "performance" parts off ebay.

      And go to the 2.0 forum and read... it's the only place you will get legitimate people talking about 2.0s and not the usual MK4 forum BS.

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    22. 02-08-2010 03:32 PM #22
      ya! can you really feel a diferance... what all did it do for you do you know??

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      02-08-2010 07:20 PM #23
      i cant remember the numbers

      but the numbers for unitronic were the best around.

      all i know is i could def. feel a difference when i got it, no doubt.

      torque went up alot


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      02-08-2010 08:35 PM #24
      Quote, originally posted by Junior003 »
      really something i should know that i dont know?

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