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Old 07-21-2006, 12:04 AM   #1
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Where are you SVT folk going for your boost gauge and BOV?

I've tried multiple spots but can not find one that reads good both boost and vacuum.

A picture would be awesome, since the manifold is so complex.

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Old 07-21-2006, 12:11 AM   #2
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...I went to Spa Technique Digital. They offer 2 readings in 1 gauge. http://www.spatechnique.com/dualgauges/tachometers.htm
... Why do y0u really care about vac., and once you setup your electronic boost controller, it's mute...
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Old 07-21-2006, 12:25 AM   #3
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I run a Vortech so boost is determined by pullies, not a boost controller.
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......not so...,boost controller still controls psi to eng....location has options for readings. TB will indicate psi to intake chamber, and turbo or SC outlet will indicate psi @ compressor..
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My boost gauge is hooked up to the back on the intake mani. If you look @ the manifold you will see a small black plastic line that runs along the top of it. In the middle of that line it has a T in it. Tap into that for you boost gauge. My blow-off valve i have tapped into a black box on the firewall located on the passenger side.

Sorry no pics, but they are easy to find.
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My boost gauge is hooked up to the back on the intake mani. If you look @ the manifold you will see a small black plastic line that runs along the top of it. In the middle of that line it has a T in it. Tap into that for you boost gauge. My blow-off valve i have tapped into a black box on the firewall located on the passenger side.

Sorry no pics, but they are easy to find.
Hmm, same place I have mine.

At idle it will read 2psi, at the high idle (like the SVTs have stock) it will read 10 vacuum, and if I rev the boost gauge goes to like 6, even though I know I don't have 6psi at 3000.

Bad boost gauge?
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Yup...I think the gauge is bad.
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