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BBK 73mm Throttle Body (11-17 V6)

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      Review & Installation Video

      Hey, I'm Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, and I'm taking a closer look at BBK's 73mm Throttle Body, fitting the Drive-by-Wire 3.7 L V6, found in all 2011 and newer V6 Mustangs. The basic function of this Throttle Body is to allow more air into your engine, by replacing your smaller diameter 68mm factory Throttle Body with this larger 73mm unit. Now ultimately you can expect a small bump in power and throttle response. Taking a closer look at the throttle body, you can see that it's been designed and built very well. The body is cast from 356 grade aluminum, and all the internals have been strengthened and gone over as well. A real nice feature of this BBK Throttle Body is that it already includes all of your Drive-by-Wire electronics, which have been pre-installed for you. This makes this a 100% Plug-n-Play bolt-on-and-go mod. Now you can run this Throttle Body bone-stock without a tune or an intake, and still make more power, but this is one of those mods that's greatly benefit from other supporting mods, such as Cold Air Intake Systems, Headers Exhaust, and especially a tune. Another benefit of using this BBK is the ease of install. Now since it already includes all of your Drive-By-Wire electronics, as I already pointed out, you literally unbolt your factory Throttle Body, unplug the sensor, and then re-install the new BBK in reverse order. Doing all of this should take you no more than an hour. So if you're looking to make the most out of your 3.7 L V6, and to complement your other Bolt-Ons, then be sure to check out this 73mm BBK Throttle Body, right here at AmericanMuscle.com.

      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation

      Features

      • Increases of 15 RWHP
      • 73mm Single Bore
      • Machined from High Quality Aluminum Castings
      • Simple Bolt-On Installation
      • No Tuning or Computer Mods Required
      • CARB EO Number: D-245-17 (2011-2014 Models Only)
      • Fits 2011-2017 3.7L V6

      Description

      Excellent Performance Gains. Replace your restrictive factory throttle body with a BBK Power Plus Series Throttle body that features a generous, free flowing 73mm bore design. It is a simple, direct bolt-on install that does not require any computer tuning to enjoy the newly discovered power you have put on your drive-by-wire pony. Expect to see gains of 15HP.

      Quality Construction. This BBK Mustang throttle body is CNC machined from high quality 356 aluminum to ensure OEM quality and a perfect fit. Features like OEM die stamped throttle linkages, double sealed bearings, and o ringed throttle shafts make this throttle body one of best on the market today.

      Bolt-On Installation.
      The BBK Throttle Body is designed for a straightforward installation and features pre-installed electronics making it a no-hassle go fast upgrade.

      No Tune Required. These Power Plus Series Throttle Bodies are designed to work with a factory tune in most cases. Depending on ECM sensitivity on your model and other modifications, a tune is sometimes recommended. While it's not normally required, a tune will not only allow the vehicle to work with certain aftermarket add ons but will also improve overall performance of your entire array of upgrades to work together as a whole and can normally update such items as the factory torque limit functions.

      CARB Certified. Best of all, this BBK Throttle Body is 50 State Legal for the 2011-2014 Model Years under CARB EO Number: D-245-17.

      Application. This BBK Power Plus Series 73mm Throttle Body is specifically designed to fit the 2011 to 2017 V6 Mustangs with the 3.7L TiVCT V6 engine.

      Fitment: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Details

      MPN# 1822

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

      4.6

      Customer Reviews (100+)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.6 out of 5 overall rating from 100+ customers

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      Installation Cost: 0-$100





      • March 10, 2020

        5 2017 V6 - ZacharyT Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Easy install and power gain

        Awesome product so far! Still testing but with 93 tune it's stout!

        Helpful (0)
      • February 21, 2020

        5 2014 V6 - CalvinB Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        BBK 73MM

        Arrived quickly simple install, Improved throttle response with a 93 bama race tune

        Helpful (2)
      • February 03, 2020

        1 2016 V6 - ConnorR Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Unnecessary and Broke

        This throttle body isn’t much bigger than the stock one and After having it in the car for about 7 months, it had to be replaced. It’s not worth the $450 replacement. Especially if it’s going to break within the year.

        Helpful (2)
      • January 26, 2020

        2 2015 V6 - JcStang Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Not worth it

        The throttle body does what it’s supposed to do. But there’s really no performance gain. Great as a replacement if you broke the OEM one. Easy install. Purchased it to see if it was true that these make no difference and indeed it’s true. Maybe you’ll see a slight throttle response increase, but you can probably get that from a tune ($400) and the tune will be a better bang for your buck. OEM does the job just fine, you’ll see no performance increase. Ps: car is FBO on a 100 shot nitrous.

        Helpful (0)
      • January 17, 2020

        5 2012 V6 - TonyReno Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Easy Install

        Install was easy. Makes the car sound like its getting more air off the bat! Worth the purchase!

        Helpful (0)
      • December 04, 2019

        1 2014 V6 - Momomushu Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Faulty product.

        Car is MPT tuned, tuned length headers, roush CAI, 3.73 gears and it’s all been a good experience until this throttle body. Recently added this throttle body and it was a terrible experience. Car tries to accelerate on its own, pressing the accelerator causes the RPMs to hang rather than go down. When putting the vehicle in N or P it now continues to raise in RPMs.. there are cheaper throttle body’s that function better than this junk.

        Helpful (5)
      • October 22, 2019

        5 2015 V6 - DongHoon Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Great

        It gave me great performance and throttle response

        Helpful (1)
      • September 21, 2019

        5 2013 V6 - Jburns Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        It works great

        I was getting error messages and my mustang cutting off. Installed the BBK smooth throttle all the way

        Helpful (2)
      • September 16, 2019

        1 2013 V6 - Abelcabrera

        Garbage

        No good condition. Not recommended. Part is straight up garbage. I payed for this and they won’t let me return it even though it’s defective.

        Helpful (4)
      • September 09, 2019

        5 2017 V6 - OscarV Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Awesome Product

        Amazing, felt the difference in power right away, only took 10-15 min to install, nice and easy

        Helpful (0)

      Questions & Answers (88 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      Stock 68mm to this 73mm. That is only 5mm more. Is that miniscule amount really going to give gains of 15HP? I doubt it..

      • This alone will not gain upwards of 15 HP. As stated in the video above, this working in unison with other supporting mods will give you a larger increase in power.

      Helpful (10)

      Is there a throttle body spacer that is available that will work with this throttle body?

      • If you are looking for a throttle body spacer that will work with the BBK 73mm Throttle Body (11-17 V6), look no further than the SR Performance Throttle Body Spacer (11-17 V6) item #41337 (www.americanmuscle.com/sr-throttle-body-spacer-1114v6.html). This spacer connects directly to the throttle body to give your Mustang more power by increasing plenum volume.

      Helpful (9)

      Will I need to update my tune for this?

      • This BBK TB does not require a tune after installation. However, getting a tune will offer you the best performance from the upgrade! If you already have Bama tunes (even if you didn't have a tuner/tunes yet), I'd highly recommend getting updated tune files to include this TB. Your engine will be getting increased air flow and letting your computer know that will only help improve power!

      Helpful (8) Show 4 more answers

      Will this work with the JLT Intake? I have a JLT Intake on my 2012 V6 and I am looking into getting this throttle body, and wasn't sure if it would fit right or if i needed to change/modify the piping that came with the Intake.

      • It will fit the same as stock just a bit tighter that's all :)

      Helpful (6) Show 3 more answers

      Will this fit with an Air Raid CAI? I already have a Air Raid CAI for the 2012 V6. I am wondering if it is possible to add this as well. I understand it may be difficult, but I would surely purchase if I knew it is possible. Thanks

      • yes, if you look at the pictures for this product, there is picture of a car with an air raid CAI and BBk throttle body.

      Helpful (6) Show 3 more answers
      10 More Questions
      will this fit with a K N Typhoon cold air intake? 1 answer
      Does this sound better than a stock throttle body? Is there a big difference in sound with this throttle body? 1 answer
      Will this fit a 2016 V6 Mustang if i have the BBK Blackout Cold Air Intake Item # 389767 installed? 1 answer
      Why is it the Airaid Poweraid Throttle Body Spacer recommended by the website when the staff says it won't work together with the bkk throttle body. Also has any got any feedback on this combo? 1 answer
      I have a 2017 V6 and looking on the American Muscle website it says my stock TB is 80mm, is this correct or will i actually see a performance gain by dropping 7mm? 1 answer
      I just bought my '12 V6 in December and am already having issues. One of them happened today where, at 45mph, the car violently jerked, the dash wrench light came on and while the car didn't stall, I had zero throttle response. I coasted to the side of the road w/ my hazards on and shut the car off. After checking fluids, etc, I was able to start it back up without issue and continue driving to work. A quick google turned up known issues with factory throttle bodies on a lot of 2010/11/12 Ford cars, including Mustangs. My simple question is, will this fix that? 1 answer
      Hi guys! I already have a pretty tight fit with my SR performance intake and I was curious how much bigger is this throttle body compared to stock. I am just worried that the setup I have will not fit well. Thanks. 1 answer
      I have a 2014 v6 mustang and it has a roush air intake. I was wondering whether or not this bbk throttle body will fit nicely with it or will I have to do some adjustments? 0 answer
      I’ve already got a spectra CAI, and a tuner on it. I know I will need to get an update tune if I get the bigger throttle body. But with the mods. How much will all of this increase my HP?? 1 answer
      I want to install this in conjunction with a Airaid CAI and spacer . Will I require longer installation bolts than the ones supplied supplied with a throttle body spacer. 0 answer

      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (1) Throttle Body
      • (4) Bolts

      Tech Specs

      Throttle Body Specifications
      Bore Size:73mm Single or Twin Blade:Single
      Year:2011-2017Model:3.7 V6
      Material:AluminumFinish:Cast Finish
      Manufacture:BBKComputer Tune Required:No

      Will It Fit My Mustang

      • V6 - 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

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