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Old 12-09-2013, 10:39 AM   #1
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Throttle Response

Anyone heard of grounding the throttle body to give a better throttle response?

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Old 12-09-2013, 10:41 AM   #2
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No, but porting the throttle body helps.
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:04 AM   #3
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What do you mean "grounding"?
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:20 AM   #4
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No, but porting the throttle body helps.
This and a scoop.
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:52 AM   #5
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What do you mean "grounding"?
I've heard things about it as in taking a wire and running it from a ground point on your car to a screw on the throttle body for a better throttle response.
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Old 12-09-2013, 02:44 PM   #6
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Anyone heard of grounding the throttle body to give a better throttle response?

nope
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Old 12-09-2013, 02:50 PM   #7
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Yes, I've heard of it. It is bunk. There are vendor's out there that sell "Grounding Kits" to the ricer burner boyz. They promise all kinds of gains if you install a kit. It's all total B.S.
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Old 12-09-2013, 02:58 PM   #8
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It's all part of that ricer math. anything can add more HP.
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Old 12-10-2013, 01:22 AM   #9
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:35 AM   #11
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The throttle body isn't grounded?

How the heck does it work without a positive and a negative?
+1. Exactly. Derp.

I'm gonna have to look this up now to see the supporting argument. Curious.
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Old 12-10-2013, 07:12 AM   #12
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I'm just tired of my car taking a full second to respond to my foot.
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Old 12-10-2013, 08:02 AM   #13
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I'm just tired of my car taking a full second to respond to my foot.
Get a bigger foot.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:28 PM   #14
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Make sure you change out the blinker fluid and muffler bearings on a regular basis too for better performance.
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