Throttle Body design question

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Throttle Body design question

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Simple question but maybe not a simple answer
Why the channel ? Air disturbance ?
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That's a very good question and one I have no immediate answer for but now it's been asked I'm keen to know too..

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To let air in for the idle ? :?

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Clogzz wrote:To let air in for the idle ? :?
No, it has an entirely separate passage for that....

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I don't know the actual answer, but maybe the question should be: "What is the purpose of the aerofoil shaped edges either side of the slot?

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Swirl...