Search



Go Back   MustangForums.com > Ford Mustang Tech > 2005 - 2014 Mustangs
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

2005 - 2014 Mustangs Discussions on the latest S197 model Mustangs from Ford.
Sponsored by Latemodel Restoration


Welcome to Mustang Forums!
Welcome to Mustang Forums.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-08-2008, 10:17 AM   #1
cartel
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location:
Posts: 240
Default GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

Has anyone done a Shelby GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade on there GT? Noticed any difference? How is you gas mileage now?

http://www.rpmoutlet.com/05gtbbk.htm
This ad is not displayed to registered or logged-in members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Mustang Forums!
__________________


My Mod's Are Top Secret

cartel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 10:26 AM   #2
MexGT
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Tampico, Mexico
Posts: 2,206
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

Dont buy it bro, your car doesnt need it... save your coin
MexGT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 10:28 AM   #3
cartel
2nd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location:
Posts: 240
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

May I ask why you said that? Do you have one?
__________________


My Mod's Are Top Secret

cartel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 10:38 AM   #4
Ford_Dude
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Mustang GT and 1985 Ford T-bird 302
Location: Baytown, TX
Posts: 3,093
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

there are many post regarding the trouble of tuning the TB
also there are many threads about how RPMoutlet messed over people

if you do a TB then first you need to have done all of your other N/A mods (CAI, CMCD, Headers, full exhaust, cams, ect)
as in near stock form it won't benefit from the TB much if any and the headache on getting a good TB tune might not be worth it

1. save the TB for last
2. Don't order from RPMoutlet
__________________
2006 Mustang GT Tungsten Grey
Ford_Dude is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 10:53 AM   #5
mac10chap
4th Gear Member
 
mac10chap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Vehicle: 2005 Mustang GT
Location: houston, tx
Posts: 1,660
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

i have heard a few guys on here say that the GT500 is the only one that they would buy, and some of them have it on their N/A GT.
__________________


Procharged Intercooled @ 10PSI
Typical bolt-ons and BMR suspension
498whp/445tq
mac10chap is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 11:01 AM   #6
MELLOWYELLOW06
6th Gear Member

 
MELLOWYELLOW06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Vehicle: MELLOW
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 5,527
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

TB's only play a decent role when you have a FI engine. Otherwise the little gain you might see is not worth the headache or money. And actually the GT500 TB is a F150 TB. Youll still need to have an adaptor to make it fit your GT, but when and if I do one for myself, this would be the route I would take. Its been tested and tried by the factory.
__________________
MELLOWYELLOW06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 11:17 AM   #7
PullMeOverRed05
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: PT Pleasant NJ
Posts: 770
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

I think the thing that got me was that the inlet tube adapter was $150. Add that to the cost of the TB and I didn't think that it was a reasonable cost for the "advertised" HP gain. IMO
__________________

06 GT Torch Red 5spd... with a few goodies.
PullMeOverRed05 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 11:34 AM   #8
Dex
5th Gear Member
 
Dex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location:
Posts: 2,257
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

even if you have FI you wont see much gains for it. couple guys are saying a few HP or nothing. Not worth the money
Dex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 11:35 AM   #9
howarmat
s197 Junkie

 
howarmat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Vehicle: 2005 Mustang GT
Location: next to Nancy :)
Posts: 15,850
howarmat howarmat howarmat howarmat
Send a message via AIM to howarmat
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

JDM makes this exact kit and has had it for over a year not for 400 total i think....i got the setup for 225 and never had any problems......cant say i felt any real gains either with JUST THAT added to the car....remember that all mods can build on others though, so if you have CMDP, LTs, CAI/Tune....you will probably get some gains with it
__________________
~Matt

"Shadow" 2005 Black GT Stick 1 of 368
its not stock


Every new day is the beginning of the rest of our lives together
howarmat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 12:48 PM   #10
thewarmachine
5th Gear Member
 
thewarmachine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 3,070
Default RE: GT500 Twin 65mm Throttle Body Upgrade to your GT, anyone?

GMS (Granatelli) also has a twin 62mm TB. Don't know if this is the same one or not.
__________________
2007 Black GT | B&M Shifter | FRPP 4.10 | stock mufflers | Stock H-pipe | BBK Shorties | C&L Racer CAI | Brenspeed 93 | Roush Suspension | BMR Adj PHR | Legend Splitter | Seq Tail Lights | 5/8" Wheel Spacers
thewarmachine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2008, 12:48 PM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Reply

Tags
15psi, 2005, 65mm, bell, body, gt, gt500, kenne, mammoth, monoblade, mustang, s197, throttle, twin, upgrade

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Advertising

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:41 PM.

© Internet Brands, Inc.


This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup