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8 throttle body manifold ls1 any help would be great

Discussion in 'LSx Development and Modification' started by blackvxss350, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. blackvxss350

    blackvxss350 vx ss ls1

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    hi everyone im thinking about getting one of these 8 throttle body manifolds as im not chasing big power as its a family car tell me if u know what these are like as in pricks to run or what ever [​IMG]
     
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  2. wraith

    wraith Hand over the dog bikkies

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    Not a lot of places like dealing with individual throttle bodies as they are fairly difficult to tune and you need to sync them properly. Lot's of better options for a street car.
     
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    Ian Johnston Active Member

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    Harrops do these. Maybe give them a call.
     
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    DLFHUB666 GIT 'EERRR DONE!!!

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    ^^^This. You could also try PMing VRsenator or something similar he is a member on here who has an lsx 454 with ITB's im sure he could point you in the right direction. :)
     
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    kiwicon Active Member

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    VRsenator gapped it as far as I no.. he is on FB thou
     
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    Grennan Slayer of Stupid Threads

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    I was going to get a Harrop Hurricane manifold for my old LS1.

    The general consensus from everyone I spoke in regards to tuning and installation was dont bother. A lot of people chucked it in the to hard basket.

    IMO, youd want to hit up someone who does them on a regular basis, ie a Harrop dealer because they require a hell of a lot of tweaking.

    Its also a lot of effort and a lot of dollars for something that will net you very little in the way of power unless youre running big numbers and require the air flow other than that its merely for show.

    IMO, if its a daily driven/family car. Spend the money on an OTR or something.
     
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    $5k for just the manifold from Harrop as well...

    They give better throttle response on big cammed engines, but as its been said you'd be better off looking at a FAST or the new MSD manifolds if you were wanting to swap them.
     
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    yZoH //There Ain't No Rest For The Wicked...

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    "family car" = Don't be a moron and buy an ITB Manifold.
     
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    I looked at this for an under bonnet wow factor and put it it in the too hard for a daily driver basket,
    coz most of the people that I spoke to that had an 8tb, had them on their race car and was only good for WOT and nothing inbetween
     
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    Grennan Slayer of Stupid Threads

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    Yeah I had the chance to buy one for around 2k second hand with a cracked trumpet. Ended up passing.

    On an LS1. 900 bucks for a FAST LSXR. Gives a little bit of show factor and a bit more power.
     
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    Ahuh.

    They're really only a benefit for high revving engines and you'll lose a bunch of low down torque as you won't have any runner length, which means street drivability will go waaay down. They're also leaning to more of a supporting mod to remove manifold restrictions rather than a power maker.
     
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    With the cross section of all 3 head intake types a 51mm butterfly is about perfect.
    Access to machine shop and maybe 50hrs, 8 hyundai getz throttle bodies, tig welding also.
     

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