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Old 08-08-2012, 06:45 PM   #18
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Just drove my car about 50 miles after installing the new TB. I haven't had any space to really tromp on it, but the commonly applied term of "better throttle response" is certainly apparent. I noticed I can confidently keep the car in fourth rather than third in steady city-type traffic of around 40 mph where I might need to scoot forward to get through a changing light.

This part just makes the incremental difference that everyone has been talking about. I feel it's a very worthwhile upgrade. Just for reference, my car is completely stock (M6) except for the TB. Next up: My CAI intake/scoop/washer bottle kit, which is due to arrive Friday.

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Old 08-09-2012, 10:06 AM   #19
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UPDATE:
My dad called me as soon as he got home from work because he was so surprised what a difference he noticed driving the car. He said he noticed absolutely no lugging at all - it pulls much better.
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This part just makes the incremental difference that everyone has been talking about. I feel it's a very worthwhile upgrade. Just for reference, my car is completely stock (M6) except for the TB. Next up: My CAI intake/scoop/washer bottle kit, which is due to arrive Friday.

John B.
Amazing what a difference a little porting makes huh? It's like I told Tracey after I got back to RX from the dyno shop after validation testing (with a big goofy grin on my face): "absolutely zero lag, it just goes".

Pete and VMAX have done it again! Also, excellent writeup Meissen!
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Old 08-09-2012, 02:30 PM   #20
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I dropped my core off at FedEx this afternoon so hopefully that should help them get more churned out.
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I've got mine on as of a few minutes ago. All I've done is start-up, but I have no CEL and it runs fine. I'll report back later today.

The used TB is back in the box and ready to ship to RX so they can make more awesomeness for the next car on the list.

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Right on guys...thanks for the quick turnaround!! The list keeps getting longer on these!

Great mod!
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:13 PM   #21
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Just got mine installed today, haven't had a chance to drive yet though. Anyway, quick question. Is there a gasket like in the LLT throttle body? Because I didn't see one on mine and wanted to make sure that that was normal.
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Old 08-09-2012, 06:56 PM   #22
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Old 08-09-2012, 07:52 PM   #23
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I think the o-ring is kind of a blue color. Mine didn't come off of the intake, so it appeared as though there wasn't one there, but there was.

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Old 08-09-2012, 10:15 PM   #24
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Awesome Guys! Thanks!
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Old 08-09-2012, 11:58 PM   #25
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Great writeup......sounds like a very useful mod. Guess I'll put it on the list.....
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:45 AM   #26
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Yeah, seems to be a must have. Ill be getting on the list next paycheck. Are there any of the vendors that offer free shipping on this?
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Old 08-12-2012, 11:37 PM   #27
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How do you order this product? I been on the web site and cant find it. Do I need to call?
Thanks!!
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Old 08-14-2012, 09:59 AM   #28
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Send a PM to SC2150 and he will give you the instructions. I know it sounds shady doing the entire purchase through private messages instead of a storefront, but they're still getting the website up and running.
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Old 08-14-2012, 11:41 AM   #29
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I must ask these questions:
How do I know when to expect shipment of my TB?
The order receipt states "Order Number: 273". Does that mean I am #273 on the wait list?
Will there be a notification when the TB is shipped?

I know y'all are very busy and pushing these things out a quickly as possible, but I'm just curious... I'm sure others are too. Thanks.
Probably would be better to post this in the Ported Throttle Body thread since this one is just my review of the product - http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=216583 - or send a PM to Tracey directly.
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Old 08-14-2012, 03:32 PM   #30
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Probably would be better to post this in the Ported Throttle Body thread since this one is just my review of the product - http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=216583 - or send a PM to Tracey directly.
Probably so. Thanks.
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Old 08-14-2012, 04:07 PM   #31
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Old 08-15-2012, 04:09 PM   #32
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Thanks for the instructions and pictures. Installed in less than 30 minutes! Runs great.

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Old 08-15-2012, 06:26 PM   #33
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I promised my better half I would stop spending money on my camaro. Well, I'm reading reviews and find myself just needing to get the ported throttle body. I swear, Ijust got on the web site to look and somehow managed to purchase one. I don't know what happened. I don't rememeber a thing. There has to be a support club for this! She's going to be mad. But at least I'll have better throttle response. A guy's gotta to what a guy's got do.
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Old 08-15-2012, 06:45 PM   #34
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Since this is a GM factory TB, the tech at your local Chevy dealer would probably never know it has been modified, correct? If so I would love to have one of these on my 2012.
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