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Old 02-21-2014, 03:23 PM   #43
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Thanks for the reply.
At what RPM does the dead spot occur?
I have not experienced this yet, my motor pulls strong till I let up on it.
But then again I have not gone WOT in sport mode (Auto trans) yet either...
I really can't remember what exact RPM but under light to moderate acceleration it was most noticeable. Some people either are unaware of it or it just does not bother them, in that case you probably wouldn't notice any change anyway.
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Old 02-26-2014, 09:48 PM   #44
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You Guys all Lied to Me!

So in the last few nights I put my mild to wild switch on. Like the change but not as dramatic as I thought.

Tonight I installed the Vmaxx. Awesome, I do feel the response. It's easy to feel the throttle feels lighter, nice.


But and this is a big Buttttt!

You all lied to me it took me 45 minutes to take off the engine cover, disonnect the 1LE provided from the factory cleanside oil catch system, take off the AirRaid tubes, just recently installed and then remove the throttle body connector, the 4 bolts for the TB put on the new one and reverse the whole process.

So I'm pissed, 45 minutes not 15 to 25 as some have said.

I do have to admit though it took me 20 minutes to find my tools and shine up the engine cover while I was at it.
The garage is a mess after working on my sons 1972 Blazer.

Seriously thanks for recomending this mod, it's awesome

The one I got was marked as new, though I signed up for a used one.
It was clean and perfectly packed. It also came very quickly and goes back tomorrow. I got the shipping label, it was worth it for the $15 .
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Old 03-06-2014, 06:21 PM   #45
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^ Ohhh, your 1LE is a different beast! I am a fan of the 1LE. Glad you got your TB installed and are liking it!
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Old 03-06-2014, 06:44 PM   #46
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That will suck for me though, have to remove my sub, and spare tire, etc. Oh well
well worth it trust me
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:17 PM   #47
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I have a few questions. Does this void the warranty?
Does it help the gas mileage or hurt it?
I want to get one. Oh how many people painted it
before putting back on?
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:26 PM   #48
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I have a few questions. Does this void the warranty?
Does it help the gas mileage or hurt it?
I want to get one. Oh how many people painted it
before putting back on?
1. Only on the throttle body itself.
2. No, I got the same as before.
3. I didn't paint mine.
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Old 03-07-2014, 10:19 PM   #49
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Mongoose you had some Shenanigans going on right there. I did mine in like 15 min... I was standing in front of Vmaxx when I did mine Pete watched me do it and took my core.

I love mine too.
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Old 03-09-2014, 01:53 PM   #50
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For future info I just recently did mine, coupled with my other mods and the tune, the ported throttle body got rid of the last little bit of noticable throttle lag I had. This 2LS runs hard now, I'm very proud of her.
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