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Post by germansupplyscott » Mon Dec 30, 2002 11:05 am

folks,

i have a modified bus motor in my '79 westy with l-jet and i would like to increase the throttle butterfly size slightly. i thought an injected 914 part might work, and i wonder if anyone knows the size of the stock 914 butterfly, for l-jet injection. this part should bolt up to the bus plenum.

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Post by Bleyseng » Mon Dec 30, 2002 11:52 am

45mm for a 2.0L 914 throttle body. Some of the later bus/vanagon motors have the same size.
Geoff

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Post by germansupplyscott » Fri Jan 03, 2003 10:03 am

geoff,

thanks. mine is the same size.

scott

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Post by Targa » Fri Jan 03, 2003 5:14 pm

I will be exchanging the throttle body on my stock 2.0 914 for one that has been ported out to 48mm or so. I suggest you do the same but let a pro do it as there is a trick or so involved in this mod. I am paying $250 plus my throttle body in exchange

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Post by Bleyseng » Fri Jan 03, 2003 5:34 pm

I paid $75 to have a 2.0L Throttle body bored out to 50mm. Geez, $250 for what!!!
I noticed only a small amount of difference too. I have yet to take it to a dyno. It is supposed to add about 2-3hp.
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Post by germansupplyscott » Sat Jan 04, 2003 10:46 pm

geoff,

who did this for you?

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Post by Bleyseng » Sat Jan 04, 2003 11:41 pm

A small shop in Seattle. There is a ad in"Excellence" for big bore throttle bodies too for $125. I talked to that guy but I just happened to mention it to the Seattle shop and they did it for me. Bushed the pivot shaft too, very smooth operation without any slop or vacuum leaks.
Geoff

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Post by Dominic » Wed Jan 08, 2003 11:25 pm

Geoff,
If I send you a 2.0 throttle body will your shop bore it out and rebush it for $75.00 as well ?
Thanks,
Dominic

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Post by Bleyseng » Thu Jan 09, 2003 4:44 pm

Try Ed Mazula at
ed@bigborethrottlebodies.com
These other guys in Seattle are not really set up for this kind of work, very slowww. My point is to look around $250 is waay too much $$$
Geoff

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Post by Dominic » Sat Jan 18, 2003 7:57 pm

Originally posted by Bleyseng:
Try Ed Mazula at ed@bigborethrottlebodies.com
These other guys in Seattle are not really set up for this kind of work, very slowww. My point is to look around $250 is waay too much $$$

I called Ed from Bigborethrottlebodies.com, he gets $200.00 to do a 914 throttle body. Too rich for my blood. Though he is a professional and knows what he is doing. I am having mine done by a friend who is a machinist. I'm looking to get a slight increase in performance as well since I have increased the displacement and the valve size on my 2.0 engine.

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Post by Dominic » Mon Jan 27, 2003 2:25 am

If anyone is interested, there is a guy selling a 2.0L big bore throttle body on ebay for $159.00 I don't know of the guy or shop so do your own research. Just FYI

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