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Old 10-23-2011, 05:35 PM   #1
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PLEASE HELP VMAX TB

i just installed my throttle body and when i started it up a really big whine came from the engine and stayed whining and the car started running very rough i checked everything and its all bolted down tight and the intake is properly put on and it sounds like its def coming from the throttle body did i mess something up on the install cause i followed the instructions on putting it on
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:56 PM   #2
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Pic's might help, Did you install it right? Hook up all the wire's?
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Old 10-23-2011, 05:57 PM   #3
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ill go get take some now
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Old 10-23-2011, 06:09 PM   #4
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took intake off to see them better if this isnt good enough i can take a video of the whine
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Old 10-23-2011, 06:13 PM   #5
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for one, you have what appears to be a throttle body spacer.... I've not known those to help direct injection vehicles (i could be wrong)

I wonder if that is part of the issue?
a whoosing sound or sucking of air is okay and normal but a whine? hmm depends what it sounds like i suppose..
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the spacer was a gift i didnt buy it i just put it on b/c i didnt think it would hurt anything
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Throttle body spacer could be your problem. I think I read somewhere on these forms that a throttle body spacer does not work correctly with the vmax ported throttle body. Don't take my word on that, I could have misread something
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than im going to take it off and see if it goes away thank you for the responses im going to upload a video for you all to hopefully the exhaust isnt to loud like on my phone for you to hear it
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My guess would be the red spacer is letting out air
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Here is a link to a video of how my engine sounds with the VMAX Throttle Body Installed. I have no Whinning Noise.


http://youtu.be/LA-j5d9RSNo
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Here is a link to a video of how my engine sounds with the VMAX Throttle Body Installed. I have no Whinning Noise.


http://youtu.be/LA-j5d9RSNo
yea im taking the spacer out right now to see if it fixes it i really hope it does
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Sounds like the spacer is leaking air around it. might be why you got it free.
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