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V6 12v Individual Throttle Body

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Hey guys:

What do you reckon about the feasibility of going ITB with my current GTV6 3.0 12V?
I already have a Megasquirt installed so I daresay I can get the calibration correct, and a company in the UK called AHM sell a kit, which apparently has most of the bits needed to install this, so there would not even be much fabrication.
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Imagine the 3.0 bonnet, with the NACA duct open, and a set of 6 giant ITB's right underneath :twisted:
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Has this been done? Would it suck for street use?
I'm intrigued because surely the original South African GTV6 3.0 was ITB (via carbs),
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Re: V6 12v Individual Throttle Body

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TBs as pictured suggest top end power coming from high revs. Irrespective of the lengths, induction without filtration for a road car is a recepe for rapid wear and under bonnet fires.
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Holy hell, he’s back, he’s back! Rumors swirling around the inter webs (orginating from the cradle of democracy and ouzo) saying he gave up everything and moved down south (Antarctica). So glad to see you back MD.

But definitely filters, without filters, it’s a receipt for disaster. Don’t forget a plenum and cold air ducts. Hot air from the engine bay will just kill power.
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Yeah filters of course, AHM also makes an air box base plate designed for pipercross filters, true that I'd lose the benefit of my current cold-air intake, which is unfortunate.
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I think to do it right, I'd need to fabricate something like this:
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This 75 3.0 V6 got 265 whp without any change, up from 215 whp. Seems to be very ver tempting

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