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Old 11-12-2012, 07:38 PM   #103
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the tech support dept of bbk tells me its a plug and play part, no additional tuning required. Your thoughts.? i want my new ride to be reliable down the road.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:47 PM   #104
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the tech support dept of bbk tells me its a plug and play part, no additional tuning required. Your thoughts.? i want my new ride to be reliable down the road.
My BBK Throttle Body worked a lot better than my OEM did! IMHO you can't go wrong with a BBK Throttle Body!
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:11 AM   #105
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:16 AM   #106
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I'd get a baseline before an install though too bud. Will it need tuning? Pics and measurements would be cool too lol just saying.
Every advertisement i've seen of it says it doesn't need tuning. Now that it's FINALLY coming out, we'll see.

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the tech support dept of bbk tells me its a plug and play part, no additional tuning required. Your thoughts.? i want my new ride to be reliable down the road.
Plug and play AFTER you switch everything over. It doesn't come with all the electronics. You have to move yours over.

When you install it, please check the size of the TB opening vs the intake manifold opening. I haven't had mine off to see if the IM opening is bigger than the TB. If they are the same size, a bigger TB shouldn't do much.
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:49 PM   #107
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Has anybody been able to get a bbk throttle body. I ordered one through wild vettes, then cancelled the order after 45 days with no timeline for a delivery. Ordered a vmaxx should get it in a few weeks.
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Old 05-10-2013, 01:48 AM   #108
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Old 03-07-2014, 02:08 AM   #109
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Well I just went thru two 95mm bbk throttle body's. First one made my car ideal real low at start up and when my clutch is in. Also at road speed it had a surge. Called and they sent me a new one. Same thing!! Went and had the low ideal tuned up but still had a surge at road speed. Could definitely tell a difference in throttle response on the road and at the track. Did I pick up at track? Nope. Started surging real bad after 3rd pass. Oh yeah and I did replace the mass air flow sensor after the first one. Anyone have any suggestions on what I can do to fix the surging problem? Would love to put it back on the car. But can't daily drive with that surging.
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Old 03-07-2014, 07:17 AM   #110
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Well I just went thru two 95mm bbk throttle body's. First one made my car ideal real low at start up and when my clutch is in. Also at road speed it had a surge. Called and they sent me a new one. Same thing!! Went and had the low ideal tuned up but still had a surge at road speed. Could definitely tell a difference in throttle response on the road and at the track. Did I pick up at track? Nope. Started surging real bad after 3rd pass. Oh yeah and I did replace the mass air flow sensor after the first one. Anyone have any suggestions on what I can do to fix the surging problem? Would love to put it back on the car. But can't daily drive with that surging.
sometimes...sometimes you need to relearn your computer this has happened to me after cleaning one let along changing sizes...in fact i am super surprised that this doesn't happen more often based on how our GEN4/E-38 PCM works

check this thread out i was scratching my head for over a week after cleaning one and i had all the same symptoms as you did...i used the scanner/relearn feature on my HPTuners scanner to fix it but i believe Snap-On's Modis will do it if not the dealer. there is also a DIY thread on how to relearn your TB manually yet in the below thread you can see that even method that does not require a scan tool is a fail from time to time

http://www.hptuners.com/forum/showth...e+Body+relearn
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:46 AM   #111
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:13 PM   #112
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Well I just went thru two 95mm bbk throttle body's. First one made my car ideal real low at start up and when my clutch is in. Also at road speed it had a surge. Called and they sent me a new one. Same thing!! Went and had the low ideal tuned up but still had a surge at road speed. Could definitely tell a difference in throttle response on the road and at the track. Did I pick up at track? Nope. Started surging real bad after 3rd pass. Oh yeah and I did replace the mass air flow sensor after the first one. Anyone have any suggestions on what I can do to fix the surging problem? Would love to put it back on the car. But can't daily drive with that surging.
If you look in the other BBK TB thread, you'll notice that there's a lip that is highly suspicious for causing tuning issues. It could easily cause surging as well. If you're the handy type, you might consider porting the intake mouth to match the TB.
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:53 PM   #113
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The relearn process is very easy and takes only a short time to complete... It's also the exact same issue that others have after installing a new identical oem part or from cleaning the tb if it were my money and or my time and labor I would try the easiest option first

If u just tune it out then all you've done is butcher a perfectly good tune
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:54 PM   #114
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Regardless of how the problem is resolved please share your results with us!
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Old 03-07-2014, 10:57 PM   #115
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Already had it tuned for the 95mm. Fixed the ideal problem but the surging was a mystery. I ran it on the street with the new mass air flow for about a week and then made 3 passes at the track. 1st pass it started surging bad after pass. 2nd pass same thing. 3rd pass started bogging a little at green. Start!!! Went home put the stock one back on and bam no surging. Just idealing high. Went back next day and put my previous tune back on. Now car runs fine. Just wish it would of worked like it said it would.
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:00 PM   #116
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Don't know if I even want to mess with it anymore. But I will let you know if I decide to.
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:20 PM   #117
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You sure you don't have a leak somewhere?
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:42 PM   #118
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Old 03-07-2014, 11:45 PM   #119
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I went through 2. Both junk. You tube search bbk binding. My throttle blade would lock up. Bet that's your surgibg... The blade getting stuck and unstuck.... vmax and don't worry about it.
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