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post #1 of 11 Old 07-16-2014, 09:35 PM Thread Starter
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Just installed VMAX

So, got home tonight and had the package waiting for me. Took longer to change clothes than to swap out the throttle bodies. Seriously 10 minutes. Instructions were easy and of course I already had an idea based on previous posts from everyone here.

Took it for a test drive. Drove around town first playing with the throttle response at low speeds to get a feel for it. Then found an isolated stretch out away from town with no other cars so I could hit it and play with the response at higher RPM's.

I could definitely feel a difference. While I never felt the response was sluggish previously, it now felt much more nimble and responsive to the easiest foot movement. Even at higher speed when hitting the pedal. Has to be to easiest quickest bolt on performance improvement ever.

I had previously installed a Volant intake and did notice that the growl from that was a little quieter now.

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post #2 of 11 Old 07-20-2014, 03:12 PM
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VMAX

I would like to get a follow up once you have had this on for awhile and see
if you notice any gains in MPG and power. Does it open up the throttle quicker
and take out play or is there a marked difference in power? Did you check out other brands?
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post #3 of 11 Old 07-21-2014, 05:13 AM
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I have several LLT Vmax throttle bodies in stock

$150 shipped plus a $200 core charged that I return when I receive your throttle body back which should be within 7-10 days.

The Vmax is a great bang for the buck.

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Did it throw any codes after the install?
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post #5 of 11 Old 07-21-2014, 06:49 PM
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I have one on my car for 3 months, no codes and a 10 min install - very easy just 4 bolts. Very noticeable difference and is more fun when you take off the stabillatrack and put in race mode for the automatics. The best bang for the buck and do a CAI next for the rest of that bang !
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Motobob - I'll try and post long term results later. So far what I've really noticed is that's smoother in lower RPMs when starting out and quicker, more responsive at highway speeds when I want to maneuver around others. Feels lighter and more nimble.

Haven't noticed any codes and ran it for about 250 miles this past weekend.

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Its very rare to throw a code unless you installed it wrong and created a air leak. Its really a 15 minute install that's easy to do.

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post #8 of 11 Old 07-23-2014, 05:39 AM
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Do I need to order any new gaskets or O-rings for this install, or can I reuse the old ones?

Also, would it be worth it to install a TB spacer as well?

I just installed my VMax. easy as pie. The blue seal is reusable so you dont need any gaskets. For now I am using the stock air box with a K&N, I'm trying to figure out which intake i like best.

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Do I need to order any new gaskets or O-rings for this install, or can I reuse the old ones?

Also, would it be worth it to install a TB spacer as well?

I just installed my VMax. easy as pie. The blue seal is reusable so you dont need any gaskets. For now I am using the stock air box with a K&N, I'm trying to figure out which intake i like best.
though I have a V8, I installed the VMax, spacer and CAI CAI all at the same time and was very happy.

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One of the best mods for the $$. TB spacer will not do anything....waste of $$.
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