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How to Install a Airaid Poweraid Throttle Body Spacer on your 1988-1993 5.0 Mustang

Installation Time

1 hours

Tools Required
  • 1/2" Socket
  • Standard Screwdriver
American Muscle
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Installation

Installation

Parts List

  • (1) Power Plate
  • (2) Gaskets
  • (4) 5/16-18” x 4 1/2” Bolts
  • (4) 5/16” Washers

1. DISCONNECT NEGATIVE (-) BATTERY CABLE.

2. Remove air cleaner assembly.

3. Remove (2) 8mm bolts from the throttle linkage bracket and save. (Ref. D)

4. Remove (4) bolts from the throttle body.

5. Install the power plate using (2) gaskets. Ref. A

A. Locate one gasket between the throttle body and power plate.

B. Locate second gasket between power plate and intake manifold.

6. Install (4) 5/16-18 x 4 1/2” bolts and (4) 5/16” washers. Refer to Step 4

7. Install throttle linkage bracket using (2) saved 8mm bolts.

8. Inspect & Test throttle linkage for full open & closed travel before driving. Some cruise or kickdown cables may require adjustment. Please refer to your vehicles service manual for proper adjustment.

9. Reinstall the air cleaner assembly using Step 2 as an example.

10. Reconnect battery cable. Enjoy!


This guide applies to Mustang years: 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and Submodels: Foxbody