(approx) 1 Hour
Simple installation for anyone.
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The Airaid PowerAid Throttle Body Spacer is available for the 2014 or newer 5.3-liter Silverado owner who might be looking to slightly increase their plenum air volume to better their air-fuel mixture for an easy improvement in engine combustion, which basically means a more efficient engine. This is extremely easy to install and works with your factory throttle body as a direct bolt-on, so I'm giving this one out of three wrenches on our difficulty meter, which I'll detail toward the end of the video. When adding a spacer like this, you're basically increasing the speed and volume of the air coming into your plenum and manifold, which can lead to a better-performing motor. You might see small gains in fuel efficiency and maybe even a small single-digit gain in horsepower, but the most notable thing about this is definitely gonna be the air optimization. The unique Helix Bore design you see inside here will help to thrust and spin the air coming through the body to help with air-fuel improvements I mentioned a second ago. This is very unique to the Airaid spacer here, whereas some other brands use a solid inner circle, which may not be entirely as effective as this aspect. You may even notice a slight whistle coming from under the hood, which is to be expected from the helix design, letting you know it's doing its job. It was CNC machined from a high-quality billet aluminum for a durable construction and finished in red for corrosion resistance. And it comes with everything necessary to get the job done, which is essentially just a couple of bolts. Expect to be spending right around 100 bucks for this part, which is an alternative to a full-throttle body but obviously not nearly as effective as a complete throttle-body replacement. You can see, again, very small increase in throttle response with this, for much more of an affordable cost. If you're running a lot of bolt-ons, then an increased auto-body size would absolutely be more beneficial. This is typically a stock motor mod. To get this thing installed, you'll need a ratchet and a very simple socket set, and about 30 minutes or so in the driveway or garage at home. It's really just a matter of unclamping the coupler from your stock air box or aftermarket intake from your throttle body, removing the four bolts holding it to the plenum, placing the spacer and the gasket in between them and then bolting it back together again. Once you've got your coupler clamped back down, you're good to go. Wrapping this one up, if you're the owner of a '14 or newer 5.3-liter Silverado, you might wanna check out the Airaid PowerAid Throttle Body Spacer, which is available right here at americantrucks.com.
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January 16, 2020
Better flow to throttle body. Noticed better response immediately.Helpful (0)
January 05, 2020
2015 5.3 High Country
Saw no improvements on sound or mpg but I already had a CAI so may have had something to do with it, looks good though!Helpful (0)
October 28, 2019
The science behind it is more hp, etc. Did it with a cold air intake so dont know if its making a difference. To install it, it's a job someone could get their kids involved with it's so easy. Four bolts and your done.Helpful (2)
October 17, 2019
Quick and easy install. I ordered this with a volant intake which is still in processing and don't know why.Helpful (0)
October 01, 2019
You need this if you want to be quick off the start!Helpful (1)
July 30, 2019
I bought this aling with a AFE cold air intake. Right away you can feel the difference and hear the difference. I would definitely recommend.Helpful (0)
May 15, 2019
Perfect Fit and Function
Installed on new '18 Silverado, smoothed out throttle response.Helpful (1)
May 03, 2019
Airáis Throttle Spacer
This in combo with the Volant Cold Air Intake is giving me more horse power and also more miles per gallon as long as I keep off the pedalHelpful (2)
April 28, 2019
Easy to install
Easy to install , did along with cold air intake. Both together took about 45 minutes while watching the their videos online . Improved throttle response. Haven’t had long enough to assess gas mileage improvement . Overall would buy again .Helpful (2)
April 23, 2019
Ugh no difference
Don’t waste your money! It doesn’t do anything. You are wasting your time and money.Helpful (10)
Will this throttle body spacer work with a K N cold air intake?
This is compatible with a K&N cold air intake.
if i buy the black hawk air intake with the throttle body spacer witll it work
Yes, you can use this spacer with a cold air intake.
Will it fit with an aftermarket air intake?
No, this is specifically designed to fit with a stock throttle body.
(approx) 1 Hour
Simple installation for anyone.
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