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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-15-2011, 12:51 PM Thread Starter
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Question Vortec Cyclone

Hi I'm looking into trying to improve my gas mileage in my 1999 F150 5.4 l and have heard about this Vortec Cyclone. Does it work and is it still available? I was happy with the gas mileage until I changed the plugs. Now I get between 12 & 15mpg. That just won't do. Thanks in advance for all advice.
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You talking about a throttle body spacer?...They don't really do anything but lighten your wallet. Save your money.

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I believe its something you place in the intake tube that is supposed to spin the air coming in (like a tornado) and make more power.

Seriously, save your money. All you get is a paper weight just like a throttle body spacer.

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oh and you get a cool whisle sound to.... lol you could claim to have a turbo set up ? Braging rights ? lol jk jk


agree with above not worth the $



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Everybody seems to rag on the throttle body spacers, but mine increased my MPG in both my 07`s.

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