In the photo it looks like its close to the alternator pulley. Ok so lets begin Ok heres the driver side stuff to remove And the passenger side stuff to remove. Which is what the 162 mark on them is for. Moreover, a larger aftermarket throttle body will support more horsepower via other mods via increased flow capacity. You don't want any glitch affecting its otherwise great performance, which means you need to replace your Ford F-150 throttle body unit as soon as there's a problem. Rough Country items are not included in Free Shipping offers. So in effect, I turned a 5 minute oil change into a good 2 hour project.
Mine has been acting up again so I knew it was time to clean it. Together, these modifications make an upgraded throttle body well worth it and can easily add over 30 horsepower to the wheels. This negatively affects overall performance, and as you drive, you're going to realize that your truck's fuel economy has dropped. I considered the pipe thread and hose fittings to make a repair; however I weighed it against breaking the tap off in the Throttle body or cracking it and decided not to try. If I do i'll be sure to make another post.
Truck freight and oversize charges still apply unless otherwise noted, and can only be shipped to the lower 48 States. I figured I had never cleaned em and they were probably gonna give me trouble anyway. Supposedly, the coolant passage on the throttle body is to keep the throttle body from freezing up in cold weather. I kinda dislike the idea of burning wd-40 in my engine, but i figured it was a minute amount, and it's really worth it. I used a piece of the T-fitting-bracket to cradle the hose to the alternator bracket as original. Cutting and replacing with rubber hose will work too! Free Shipping Offers are for Standard Ground Delivery Service and are only valid for shipping addresses within the 48 contiguous United States.
Things like reliability, economy, cross-compatibility and cost to manufacture are major concerns that result in a throttle body, while effective, may not be completely optimized in terms of raw. The potential of a larger, more responsive throttle body is really only realized when installed with power adding parts such as a new included , , and a. You'll want to get those tubes nice and clean. Of course, this is all speculation and it is your choice in repairing or plugging it off. If your ambitious you can kinda wiggle the parts inside while cleaning.
I did have a tube between the hose ends and laying up against the throttle body; but, then it looked like heck and when the engines cold and pumping cold coolant????. I wouldn't recommend it so i wont even mention how i got it off, just note that deep socket metric is a must. How-To: Clean Your Throttle Body By Grinomyte. There is an oval shaped access panel. Just slip a flat tip screw driver under the lip and lift. I don't use the thing so I almost cut it.
Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii will require an additional charge. Can you install a larger throttle body on your bone stock F150? Too large and the flow velocity will be too low causing lazy response. Newer F150 pickups, 2005 and later, have a fly-by-wire system, wherein instead of a direct connection between the pedal and the throttle body, a computer receives input from the accelerator pedal and sends a corresponding signal to an actuator installed on the throttle body in order to move the throttle blade. That stuff is actually one of those spray while the vehicle is running, but I actually like my cat converters and the job they do, so I decided against that. I used this to clean it out: Theres a warning on the throttle body about using special solvents.
Once you take that last tube out you should be able to remove the entire throttle body. It is a base modification needed to support heavy modifications that produce gobs of horsepower. It is primarily intended for Ford trucks but most likely also applies to other Ford models. What is Wrong with the Factory Throttle Body? They don't warm up the throttle body, it cools off the T. I took it for a drive, and the idle like I said feels much stronger, not like its gonna die anymore, so thats satisfying, and it feels a tad more responsive. Then the throttle body is held in by 4 8mm bolts. I am not familiar with your year model, and you didn't specify which engine is in your truck.
In this panel you should see a series of small slots. The oval panel is attached by clips, and can easily be pulled. As is always the case, Ford must consider many variables not only performance when designing a component for any vehicle. Just find something that will be good for cleaning small holes about 1 cm in diameter and about 6-7 inches long. The other part which i didnt take a picture of unfortunately, is the stupid cruise control cable. Instead I went to the actual cruise contorl box itself and removed it there, its a simple twist off piece similar to the child safety latches on antifreeze bottles, then just a cable catch. Due to factors beyond the control of Budget Boosting, no information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.