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Old 11-22-2012, 03:30 PM   #1
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I have stock LS1 with an A&A S/C. Looking to go with a BBK 80MM TB. Will I need a tune and if I do is it safe to drive to the tuner?
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Please save your money-don't even bother with that piece.
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Normally I would agree with you, however I found one on the forum for $150. I figure if it improves throttle response and maybe a little power gain 5-10HP it is worth it. Let me know if it is more problems then it is worth.
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it will not improve throttle response, and it will not improve power. But if you do fit it, it will require re-tuning, mostly for low throttle driving areas. Which will then cost more money.

So a double expense for no benefit. Spend the $150 on fuel and enjoy what you have. Or get drunk. Not both at the same time lol
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it will not improve throttle response, and it will not improve power. But if you do fit it, it will require re-tuning, mostly for low throttle driving areas. Which will then cost more money.

So a double expense for no benefit. Spend the $150 on fuel and enjoy what you have. Or get drunk. Not both at the same time lol
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Not worth it Arun went 8s on a stock TB!!!
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Just to clarify I won't be doing a tune after a TB only. I will also be doing an LS6 intake, headers and pulling from a 3.8 to a 3.4. I researched that a supercharged car went from a stock TB to an accufab 78mm TB and apicked up 20 RWHP.

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Just to clarify I won't be doing a tune after a TB only. I will also be doing an LS6 intake, headers and pulling from a 3.8 to a 3.4. I researched that a supercharged car went from a stock TB to an accufab 78mm TB and apicked up 20 RWHP.
I don't believe, not for one second. Just a marketing ploy to sell a TB.

Just like a tuner who says he can make your car feel more responsive-yet it won't be any faster. So tell me what's happening here-nothing-your just getting a lighter wallet.

It's your money-and you can spend it anywhere you want it-but I wouldn't waste my money on it.
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I switched from a 92mm to a 75mm TB and picked of 11.89 horsepower at the rear wheels..

I also saved a lot of money by switching to geico.
Moral of this story?...don't always believe what u read!.. lol
Happy turkey day!
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I don't believe, not for one second. Just a marketing ploy to sell a TB.

Just like a tuner who says he can make your car feel more responsive-yet it won't be any faster. So tell me what's happening here-nothing-your just getting a lighter wallet.

It's your money-and you can spend it anywhere you want it-but I wouldn't waste my money on it.
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Although it would be worth using the ls6 intake
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I switched from a 92mm to a 75mm TB and picked of 11.89 horsepower at the rear wheels..

I also saved a lot of money by switching to geico.
Moral of this story?...don't always believe what u read!.. lol
Happy turkey day!
Meaning you picked up HP through effecientcy. You went with a smaller then stock TB and picked up HP.
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