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BBK 85mm Throttle Body (15-17 GT)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Increases of Up to 8-12 RWHP
    • 85mm Single Bore Design
    • CNC Machined from High Quality Aluminum
    • Natural Cast Finish
    • Simple Bolt-On Installation
    • No Tuning or Computer Mods Required
    • Fits 2015-2017 5.0L GT

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Hey everybody, I'm Justin with AmericanMuscle.com and this is my detailed look at BBK's 85 and 90mm Throttle Body options fitting your 2015 and newer Mustang GT. The BBK throttle body options are going to be for any S550 GT owner out there who is looking for every last bit of power out of their naturally aspirated or forced induction five liter setup. Let's face it guys, your motors are essentially glorified air pumps. Their job, to move air in and out as quickly and efficiently as possible, making you go faster in the process. Now certain parts will help your efficiency more than others. For instance, a set of long tube patterns will be a little bit more beneficial in the quest for big power than say an aftermarket axle back exhaust system for instance. But both are going to be critical when you start making some big power. That being said, a throttle body is going to be one of those parts that's not going to make a ton of power on its own, but will be beneficial when the quest for more power starts getting a little bit more real. The factory GT throttle body is 80mm, guys. So BBK is giving you the option of stepping up either five or ten additional millimeters in diameter, depending on your application. Now a quick rule of thumb, I always like to recommend the 85mm option for naturally aspirated setups. While the 90mm option would be a perfect addition to any forced induction setup, whether you're going centrifugal blower or turbo application. Breaking down the construction a little bit, guys, here's what you're going to be looking at. Now high quality, 356 grade CNCed aluminium for pretty much the entire body. We were lucky enough to take a tour of the BBK facilities down in southern California. We've seen how these things take shape, and let me just tell you, it's very impressive. The throttle body essentially starts out life as a hunk of aluminium and then it's CNCed down to the final product you see here. One thing I do want to point out, BBK utilizes Ford OEM electronics for their drive by wire stuff, everything is pre-wired, ready to go, plug and play application here. You're not going to have to worry about a third party electronics or anything goofy with that. Now this is a no tune required part, meaning guys you can plug this thing in and go without the use of a custom tune. That's never a bad idea, that's always going to maximize your potential. Comparing this price-wise to other options on the market right now is kind of tough, because honestly, there's not a lot available for the S550 GT. That being said, you're going to be dropping around 500 bones for the BBK throttle body option, which might seem a little steep for some of you guys at home. But when you're trying to squeeze every last bit of power out of your setup, you have to pay to play. Switching gears to the install here, guys. Very simple stuff. You're looking at a one out of three wrench job, on my overall difficulty meter. Maybe 30 minutes to an hour in the garage or driveway to get everything knocked out. Basically if you're a first time wrencher out there, don't be afraid of this one. Only four bolts holding the throttle body onto your intake manifold. So grab yourself a basic socket set, a few extensions, and a flathead screwdriver to remove your intake from the actual throttle body. You're not going to have to totally remove the intake from the car, but just enough so you can gain access to the four bolts here. BBK does include brand new hardware for the new throttle body. So again, remove that factory throttle body, reinstall the new BBK in reverse order, and you should be good to go. All right guys, to wrap this one up here. In my opinion, a throttle body shouldn't be the first place you go in looking for more power out of your ride, because honestly, there are more gains to be had using different modifications for around the same price point. That being said, once you tackle all those basic modifications and you are looking for more power, an aftermarket throttle body from BBK will help you achieve more power through your naturally aspirated or forced induction setup when compared to your factory throttle body. So to learn more about the BBK options for your ride, be sure to check them out right here at AmericanMuscle.com

    Power Gains. Replace your Coyote powered Mustang's restrictive factory 80mm throttle body with a brand new BBK Power Plus Series Throttle Body that features a generous, free flowing 85mm single bore design. With this simple direct bolt-on you can expect to see gains of up to 8 to 12 horse power at the rear wheels.

    No Tune Required. Unlike other Throttle Bodies on the market today for the 2015-2017 GT Mustangs the BBK Throttle Body does not require a computer re-tune. The engineers at BBK really did their homework to improve your Pony's power using the factory tune.

    Quality Construction. Designed and manufactured in the USA, this BBK Power Plus Series Mustang Throttle Body is fully CNC machined from high quality 356 aluminum castings. It is then assembled with brand new components that are engineered to meet and exceed OEM quality standards for a perfect fit. 

    Easy Bolt-On Installation. Designed for a straight forward installation, this BBK Performance Throttle Body features brand new pre-installed electronics making it a simple, no-hassle go fast upgrade with no tuning required for operation.

    Recommended Upgrade. Even though a re-tune is not required for operation, AmericanMuscle recommends a Bama Custom Tune with a Mustang Handheld Tuner to reprogram the vehicles computer (ECU). This will help you get the best performance possible out of your new BBK Performance Throttle Body.

    Application. This BBK Power Plus Series 85mm Throttle Body is specifically designed to fit the 2015 to 2017 GT Mustangs equipped with the 4V 5.0L Coyote V8 engine.

    Fitment: 2015 2016 2017 Details

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    What's in the Box
    • (1) Throttle Body
    • (4) Bolts
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Throttle Body Specifications
    Bore Size: 85mm Single or Twin Blade: Single
    Year: 2015-2017 Model: 5.0 V8
    Material: Aluminum Finish: Cast Finish
    Manufacture: BBK Computer Tune Required: No
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    Questions & Answers (24)

    5 Top Rated Questions

    can i use the airaid throttle body spacer with the BBK throttle body 85mm. some of reviews conflic

    • You will be able to use the Airaid throttle body spacer in conjunction with this 85mm throttle body.

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    i have a 2017 GT premium convertible i am looking at a cold air intake from roush (as well as the rest of the goodies with the stage two kit) will the typical roush tune with the cai change anything or should i be good to go. also will the Roush Cai fit with this as it is aftermarket? thank you!

    • You are able to use this aftermarket throttle body with the Roush stage 2 kit. Since this throttle body doesn'trequire a tune, you will not need to update the tune with Roush. However, we would recommend a tune update to get the best performance with your upgrades. 

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    Does the BBK 85mm Throttle Body fit well with the C L Racer Cold Air Intake (https://www.americanmuscle.com/cnl-cai-2015gt.html)? If not, what is your recommendation? I have a 2015 5.0 GT Manual. Thanks

    • Yes, that intake and throttle body are going to work well together and would fit without any issues.

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    2017 Gt with ported 2018 manifold what 85mm throttle body will work for my set up?? Thanks in advance.

    • The BBK 85mm Throttle Body should have no issues fitting the 2018 manifold on a 15-17 Mustang.

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    I have this BBK 85mm Throttle Body on my 2015 GT. I'm planning on adding the GMS high performance slot style MAF/sensor. I know they say this doesn't have to be tuned. Can I add more horsepower if I do custom tune this throttle body? If I can, I have a sct tuner, can I use mine instead of the Bama that American Muscle recommend?

    • Yes, you will definitely be able to get more HP from this throttle body with an added custom tune. You are able to use an SCT tuner instead of the Bama Performance tuner on our site.

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    2016 GT pp I have a steeda cai and tune will the bbk still be plug and play 1 answer
    Is the BbK 1806. For the GT the same part for the F150? Or what's the difference? Thanks! 1 answer
    I am looking at getting a pmas(tune necessary) for 15 5.0, will this directly with the pmas or is there a coupler? 1 answer
    Can I still use my throttle body spacer with this product or are spaces just designed for factory throttle bodies? 1 answer
    Will this work with a JLT CAI? 1 answer
    Can I use the factory bolts? 1 answer
    hi! i plan to get this then buy the air raid synthamax filter down the road. will this be compatible with the factory air intake? thanks 1 answer
    hi! im planning to get this first then buy an after market intake down the road. will this be compatible with the factory intake? thanks 1 answer
    Silly questions from a novice... I have a 2017 Auto Mustang GT with minimal mods. (oil/air seprator, hood struts, GT350 start/stop button, shifter) 1. Is there a spacer that would fit the 85mm TB? 2. If there were a spacer, would it atomize the fuel more efficiently for a more consitent burn and increased mpg? 1 answer
    How much average MPG highway/city was lost on this mod? On my 99 cobra I lost a ton....JW 1 answer

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    Customer Reviews (35) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.5

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

    Installation Cost:0-$100

    • Performance Gain 4.272727 4.3
    • Fit 4.969697 5.0



    • 1/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 16, 2018

      Throttle body

      Do not waste ur money on this ur car will not run right. Put orginal TB back on and no problem

      stanggt04

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 30, 2018

      Enhanced Performance

      Just installed the BBK 85mm 1806 on my 16 Mustang GT. Already had MRT H-Pipe, Ford Racing Touring axlebacks, (made by Borla) Airaid intake tube and a KandN oiled filter. Also had loaded Ford Performce pack 1 tune. I stall was not difficult, the only exception was the plug for the throttle body. Tip: Pull the red locking tab, then look on the backside of the plug for a small black tab. Gently pry it up with a very small for screwdriver. This is the locking tab. Once slightly lifted, the plug will come out easy. I hooked up the negative battery cable and started the motor. No idle issues, but followed the re-learn process. What I noticed, was increased throttle respond and overall a sense of eagerness the way the motor resonded to throttle movement. Motor feels stronger through the gears and the power increase is noticed. AFR is unchanged, 13.8-14.2 in 6th gear cruising, (have been monitoring) and compliments the tune previously installed. A bit pricey, but you get what you pay for and if you're on the fence and setup similar to how I am, go ahead and buy this throttle body. You will be pleased as I am with the upgrade!

      Dan

      Year: 2016 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 10, 2018

      Worth the money

      You get what you pay for. I pulled the 87mm that just couldn't be tuned to eliminate surging. The 85mm worked like a dream. Anybody want an 87mm?

      BullDozer

      Year: 2016 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      June 23, 2018

      Very happy

      Very happy with this. Easy to install and seemed to help with a bit of low end pep. Set up and learning sequence was easy and seems to run flawless.

      TravisM

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      June 15, 2018

      gt64

      it was easy to install the most time taken was to unplug it the fit was so tight that it took some time to unplug

      Davegt64

      Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

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    • 1/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      May 09, 2018

      installed and removed

      wound up with loss of idle quality, and no acceleration till restarting engine. Happened a number of times! I put the original back on, no problems anymore

      CorN

      Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      April 26, 2018

      Better then 87mm

      Sold my 87mm due to it requiring and difficult tune to run. I’m really liking the 85mm it’s no tune and huge difference with a tune. Definitely worth it just very pricey.

      David

      Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      March 17, 2018

      85

      Car idles better than ever. Good performance gain more than I expected. I already had the CandL racer intake and tune. Really enhanced the existing mods.

      Mark

      Year: 2016 Submodel: GT

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    • 2/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      February 26, 2018

      BBK 85mm

      i can't feel the Different the throttle response it's better now but the horsepower no i think it's just West your Money

      laythj

      Year: 2016 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      January 31, 2018

      great bolt-on

      this is a no brainer... purchase this product if you are looking for some noticeable performance with other mods.

      GilbertG

      Year: 2016 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      January 27, 2018

      Easy installation with great results

      Installation is about as easy as it comes. CAI mouth was a little tight but a pair of pliers helped a lot. Along with Roush CAI and axle back exhaust the results are obvious. Will report back after tune and dyno

      GregM

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      December 08, 2017

      Adds performance.

      Excellent product to my 2017 GT. Ran into an issue during install, wiring harness connected to the stock throttle body would not release once you pulled the small red tab on the side of the throttle body, took a considerable amount of time to get a screwdriver inside of it to depress it in order to disconnected from the stock throttle body. Other then that, install when quickly. Joe

      JoeG

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 07, 2017

      Great product

      Prior to installing the bbk throttle body my car had a cold air intake Roush exhaust x pipe and a 93 octane tune. After installing the throttle body it woke my car up so much wasn’t expecting that much power. It pulls so much harder than before, definitely a must buy!

      Hunter

      Year: 2016 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      November 07, 2017

      Easy to install

      Significant improvement after installation. No delayed in response

      ZeroZ

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      October 10, 2017

      Easy install.

      Followed instructions after installation and had no problems. A good match with my Air aid CAI. Better throttle response and slight increase in mpg.

      Duke

      Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 19, 2017

      Excellent throttle body!

      With the CAI and VMP tune, the BBK offered greatly improved throttle response time. It was like a totally new car!

      DrewF

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 15, 2017

      Great Product

      I install this in my car and combine it with a CandL cold air intake and BAMA tunes, the difference and performance is amazing! Must buy.

      LuisS

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 08, 2017

      Very nice product

      Only took 30min., the cold air tube was tight but with a bar of soap and cup of water no problem. When you get one side on use a pair of channel locks to lightly grab the other side to help slip it in. Once it's on very nice fit. Very noticeable in throttle responce. Exhaust, cold air and a race tune, I thought was the great combo to go with throttle body. Would do a wipple asap if had no warrenty.

      JohnW

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 30, 2017

      Great upgrade

      A great upgrade for your S550. if you are naturally aspirated the 85 mm is perfect. If you are supercharged you may want to step up to the 90mm.

      TonyG

      Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 04, 2017

      Throttle Response!!

      This is advertised as 8 to 12 hp and maybe so with a stock intake but with my Steeda intake and 93 octane tune, it feels like closer to 20 hp. Throttle response is awesome and the car pulls much harder through the gears. You cannot go wrong with this piece!

      TimJ

      Year: 2016 Submodel: GT

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