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How to Install a Airaid Poweraid Throttle Body Spacer on your 2005-2009 Mustang GT

Installation Time

1 hours

Tools Required
  • 5/16" Deep , 10mm, Sockets
  • Ratchet and Extension
  • 10mm Wrench
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Parts List

#1 Poweraid Spacer x1

#2 6mmx50mm Bolts x4

#3 6mm Flat Washers x4

#4 Fiber Gasket x1

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable!

Using a 5/16” socket, loosen two hose clamps that hold the intake tube between the throttle body, and the air cleaner lid.

Turn the green tab, and disconnect the breather hose from the air intake tube. Remove the tube from the vehicle.

2. Remove beauty cover on top of intake manifold if equipped. (2008-09)

A). Using a 5/16” deep socket, remove two studs from the top of the throttle body.

B). Using a 10mm socket, remove two nuts from the studs on the bottom of the throttle body. Flip the throttle body out of the way.

3. Using the two nuts removed in step #2, install them as shown, on one of the studs, snug them together, and then turn the nut closest to the manifold, and remove the stud. Repeat the procedure on the second stud.

4. Install two bolts (#2), and washers (#3) thru the throttle body, thru the gasket (#4), thru the Poweraid Spacer (#1), and into the intake manifold as shown.

Use caution to retain the factory o-ring gasket on the plastic intake manifold.

Next install the remaining bolts in the bottom holes of the throttle body, and tighten evenly to the manufacture's specifications. Do Not Over Tighten The Bolts!

5. Reinstall the intake tube, and tighten the hose clamps.

Reconnect the breather hose to the intake tube.

6. Inspect & test the throttle linkage for full open and closed travel before driving. Some cruise and kickdown cables may require adjustment. Please refer to vehicles service manual for proper adjustment.

7. Re-connect the negative battery cable!

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