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Old 10-10-2011, 09:01 PM   #51
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The reason for lower psi is because of a free flowing exhaust. If you had a cat your psi would increase. Stock pulley should make 5 psi.
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Old 10-10-2011, 09:24 PM   #52
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so i am switching to an SVT header will that increase the boost?
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Old 10-10-2011, 09:37 PM   #53
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If used with a stock cat it would. Not sure if it would increase with an orp.
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:28 AM   #54
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I am going with an orp so we shall see
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I dont know if I agree with that , the stock jrse I though I have had many with 5-6 psi and no cat and better exh

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It makes sense to me that out would flow better without the cat but I don't know maybe its eliminating all of the back pressure, but even then it doesn't make sense why it would drop the boost
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okay so i think things are getting better, but at the same time i am not sure about that. i cannot get more then 3 psi of boost, at idle there is only 17 InHg, the belt i have installed is the same one that everyone on here has recomended yet i still think belt slip is why i am not getting full boost, yet the next smaller belt will not fit (hits the side of the tenshioner), today when i dove it it had a weird idle issue, no low end power. I dont know what to do about this SuperCharger problem, i think it might be a bad SC but i dont know, any help will help!!!
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When you bought your manifold studs where they threaded all the way (some come with no threads in the middle of the stud)? Did you check your manifold studs for tightness? What kind of manifold gasket did you use and how thick was it? Does the super charger feel strong at times and then down on power other times or does always seem under powered?
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check your bypass valve. might not be any good.
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When you bought your manifold studs where they threaded all the way (some come with no threads in the middle of the stud)? Did you check your manifold studs for tightness? What kind of manifold gasket did you use and how thick was it? Does the super charger feel strong at times and then down on power other times or does always seem under powered?
the studs were not threaded all the way. i did check them for tightness i also sprayed card cleaner all the way around the mating surface checking for a vacuum leak. (didnt find one) I made a gasket out of gasket material. it always seems under powered as when i go WOT i can only get 3 psi of boost and then when i shift gears it doesnt seem like i have any bottom end power. I checked the bypass valve with a vacuum pump and it was opening so i think it is good but i dont know.
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