View Single Post
cliyde cliyde is offline
Registered User
 
cliyde's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Hurricane Region, NC
Posts: 569
Quote:
Originally Posted by polizei View Post
A couple easier-to-complete upgrades would be a larger throttle body and extrude honed intake manifold. The Carrera throttle body is 63.5 mm in diameter, and it can be increased to 66.5 mm max. I've read about a handful of guys in this forum who have converted to Mustang throttle bodies that are around 75 mm in diameter. Are there any proven solutions out there for putting a larger aftermarket throttle body on a Carrera intake manifold? Any words of wisdom on the value of a larger TB or extrude honed manifold?
My $.02 on this... OFF BOOST, there is a noticeable difference to me using EH Carrera intake and 71mm TB. The car is much more responsive to throttle inputs AND smoother in general v/s before. Is it worth the extra expense? Depends on how you use or drive the car I suppose. To me, it makes for a nice street/cruise driving experience.
__________________
- '88 911 (3.6 Transplant, Big Reds, Coilovers)
- '12 Audi B8 S4 (6MT)
- SOLD! '84 911 3.2 Turbo Targa
- SOLD! '85 928S 5sp with LSD
Old 06-25-2011, 04:44 AM
  Pelican Parts Catalog | Tech Articles | Promos & Specials    Reply With Quote #6 (permalink)