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Boost gauge help... #171481 May 4, 11:29am May 4, 11:29am
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Boost gauge help...
what type of boost gauge shoud I install? the TRD S/C that I got didnt have one. I like the 3 gauge pod that PolarisNV got what other gauges shoud go in it, Oil PSI & temp + boost? Also where do I get the boost reading from?


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Re: Boost gauge help... [Re: JBing] #171482 May 4, 11:31am May 4, 11:31am
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I think a boost gauge gets tied into the vacuum lines.

Re: Boost gauge help... [Re: RicePowered] #171483 May 5, 12:32am May 5, 12:32am
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no one knows??...


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Re: Boost gauge help... [Re: JBing] #171484 May 5, 5:41am May 5, 5:41am
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You already installed it or your are planning to soon? If so is your car real fast now?

Re: Boost gauge help... [Re: GTQuentin] #171485 May 5, 5:59am May 5, 5:59am
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i would recommend anything from HKS, GReddy, or A'PEXi. They are all good, but Greddy boost gauges are like $200+, so you may want something alittle cheaper, I dont know how deep your pocket is. I would go with electric over mechanical. instead of getting oil psi and temp, you can get air/fuel ratio, e.g.t, fuel pressure, whatevers. Yes the boost gauge does get tied to the vacuum lines

Re: Boost gauge help... [Re: vondutchguy] #171486 May 5, 7:52am May 5, 7:52am
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if you're going FI i would suggest a boost gauge and oil pressure gauge. things get pretty hot after an FI application, and you dont anything breaking.

btw, i see you are from michigan. let me know if you get a good deal on gauges; im doing a custom Turbo job grin

Re: Boost gauge help... [Re: fusi0n] #171487 May 5, 12:36pm May 5, 12:36pm

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