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throttle body bore..

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by eg6sir, Mar 31, 2006.

  1. eg6sir

    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    just wondering how hard it is to bore a TB on your own..

    what all is needed to do so..
     
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    formby learning in progress

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    nothing is hard if you have the tools..i would say 7-10..i would just buy one...m2c
     
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    whats tools would be needed?? would a Dremel work??

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    nevermind about the dremel thing.. i was thinkin of somethin else..
     
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    Are you planning on replacing the throttle plate, also? If not there's hardly any point in boring your tb. You'll still have the same size opening.
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    of course it would get replaced.. just seein what i can do myself..
     
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    you would need access to a lathe or i guess you could do it on a good mill also i would not try based upon you having to ask this question
     
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    Exactly what I was thinking.
     
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    never said i was gonna do it.. just asking the difficulty and what is needed to do it..
     
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    In that case, don't try it yourself. It wouldn't be like port matching or something simple like that. Definitely machine shop work.
     
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    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    It depends on how good you are with a die grinder, or if you can get your hands on a mill. The only thing being that it needs to be precise down to a thousanth of an inch in order for the TB not to leak. Have a machine shop do it - I think aftermarket TBs are overpriced anyway, unless you get a huge one.
     
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    so if i were to get my TB bored out.. could i port match my intake mani. by myself w/ a Dremel??
     
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    i would put the dremel away before all you have is a pile of shavings that you cant do anything with but sell to the scrap yard for $0.02 per pound
     
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