Re: Throttle Body Bolts

From: Mike Catlin (
Date: Tue Jun 02 1998 - 16:58:52 EDT

>Jeff Lee wrote:

> Mike,
> Great pix. Your polish job definitely looks pretty.
> After looking at the pix, one area that stands out which might be
> improved are the big black hex bolts. Being that the heads are not
> exactly smooth, I would imagine that they add a little bit of turbulence
> to the air flow (although probably not much).
> Ever consider replacing them with round-head alen bolts? Or better yet,
> counter sink the holes and use flat-head alen bolts. This would
> definitely get them out of the air flow path, and would give the top of
> the TB a smoother appearance.
> Just a thought. One of these days I may actually get around to doing the
> the TB port & polish, so you can take my comments for what their worth
> ;).

> jeff

Jeff I couldn't agree with you more. I'm working
on a fix for those bolts right now. What was Jules
number :~)?

Mike Catlin

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