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Old 10-01-2012, 01:35 PM   #91
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hmm wish I could be there.. 19-21 I will be
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Alright, I've got a question on vacuum sources and set up.
I'm running the AEM Tru Boost electronic boost gauge, Turbonetics Evo wastegate, and Greddy BOV. I'm not sure how the vacuum lines are supposed to be routed.

here are some pics of what I've got.

where do I route the vacuum line?


Boost solenoid- two vacuum ports? where to..?


BOV- this vacuum line goes where??


I don't have my piping all buttoned up, but it seems my BOV is going to hit the hood.. Do i have it at the wrong angle?

thanks..
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:40 PM   #93
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doesn't look like the wrong angle unless you can rotate that pipe a bit.

Second pic is the wastegate. Vacuum source for that should be closest to the turbo I do believe.

BOV should be after the throttle plate.
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I've seen some wastegates route the vac to the turbo, but my turbo doesn't have a fitting for it.. where else can i route this?
With my set up, am i going to have to tee off 4 spots or 3?
Should i consider a vacuum manifold?
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my waste gate is routed to manifold vacuum.... I guess its supposed to be more responsive if its at the turbo.
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gotcha. so considering my turbo doesn't have a nipple on the compression housing, i can either drill one, or drill one on the charge pipe near it.. right?
since i'm using an electronic boost gauge i'll have to use both ports on the wastegate, right?
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Figured it out.
Top wastegate fitting tees off to turbo and boost solenoid.
bottom wastegate fitting goes to the other side of the boost solenoid.

I went and got a hose fitting for the top of my wastegate.. but it doesn't fit!! couldn't find anything that would. gonna call Turbonetics and see if they have em..
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alright.. still having trouble getting the piping to fit correctly. the BOV is poitioned too high (hood wont shut) does anyone have a picture of how the piping should be set up??

here is a picture of what i'm working with.. do I have to cut some of this "bracket" in order for the piping to sit a little lower?

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what I would do is cut the pipe befoe the maf then I think you would have some moer of a good angle to fit into the bov tube
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dusting off this thread because I decided to work on my build a little more yesterday. bumper is back on, IC piping is on, but now i'm a little confused.

I'm runing an ORP and i've got a question regarding the o2 sensors. does the SVT have 2 o2 sensors? if so, what am I supposed to do with the three bungs I now have?

There are two on the ORP and one on the turbo downpipe.
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