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Old 07-06-2008, 08:49 PM   #1
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So I'm bad at this I guess. Does anybody have any pictures of where they tapped into the intake manifold for their vacuum sources? The only information I got was to tap into the intake manifold, but I guess I'm dumb or something because I need a little more explanation than that. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.


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directly on the backside of the intake manifold there are a few ports where hoses are connected. You can tee your bov, wg, or gauges into any of those lines. If you look, some are easier to tee into than others. And sorry but i dont have a pic
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directly on the backside of the intake manifold there are a few ports where hoses are connected. You can tee your bov, wg, or gauges into any of those lines. If you look, some are easier to tee into than others. And sorry but i dont have a pic
Ok, so is this right next to the throttle body? What size fitting or whatever will I need to T into it?
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Also, how many of these things are there? I only see a few if we're only talking about the ones next to the throttle body. Is it recommended to have one vacuum source per vacuum line or is it okay to tee off a source somewhere and run the wastegate and BOV to the same source?
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Theres a collection of vacuum lines right on the back of the intake manifold. Its right behind/below the TB. You can use brass tees from lowes or plastic tees from advance. I use the plastic ones because they are cheap and get the job done just the same. You can put more that one tee in a line using standard tees or there is a special vacuum manifold called "golden eagle".

heres a random pic i found online.
Red circle is the grouping of vacuum lines at the back of the manifold
Green circle is one of those hoses that could potentially be teed into

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So it's okay to tap into the same line for wastegate, BOV, and boost gauge,etc. or should they be separate?
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So it's okay to tap into the same line for wastegate, BOV, and boost gauge,etc. or should they be separate?
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