EGT and boost guage question - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 9 Old 07-17-2009, 05:58 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
mustangman02232's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: ludlow MA
Posts: 930
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to mustangman02232 Send a message via Yahoo to mustangman02232
EGT and boost guage question

all right so ive had my guages installed for a few weeks now and have a few questions, first, i mounted my pryro a few inches after the turbo (on the DP) but it seems that the manifold is prefered? whats the temp differance between it mounted on the manifold and DP (how hot can i get with it on the DP?)

also, my boost guage flutters around alot and i dont think its reading acurate, could this be a guage/connection or is it something with the truck itself?


2009 F350 CCSB Lariat 5.4
fisher MM2, 20% tint, leveled

2003 mustang cobra vert
SLP LM1, CAI, diablow tuner

2004 F350 reg cab 4x4 6.0 (SOLD)
exhaust/tune/deleted, dieselsite coolant filter, CAT ELC, blue spring, fisher MM2,
13.9 @95 mph

2002 Mustang 3.8 auto vert boltons (SOLD)
90 F350 RCLB IDI (SOLD)
mustangman02232 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 9 Old 07-17-2009, 06:01 PM
Member
 
jasonsthilaire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 36
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
i think the temp diff is like 200-300 less if i remember right but dont take my word for it, and did you just install a tuner or such? because the fluttering is probably turbo surge but you should be able to hear it also.
jasonsthilaire is offline  
post #3 of 9 Old 07-17-2009, 06:02 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 2,850
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by mustangman02232 View Post
all right so ive had my guages installed for a few weeks now and have a few questions, first, i mounted my pryro a few inches after the turbo (on the DP) but it seems that the manifold is prefered? whats the temp differance between it mounted on the manifold and DP (how hot can i get with it on the DP?)

also, my boost guage flutters around alot and i dont think its reading acurate, could this be a guage/connection or is it something with the truck itself?

For the boost gauge do you have it hooked up to the map line? If so that would explain the fluttering gauge. You should tap the boost elbow and put it in there. That will give a more accurate reading.
03-blue-Powerstroke is offline  
post #4 of 9 Old 07-17-2009, 06:08 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
mustangman02232's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: ludlow MA
Posts: 930
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to mustangman02232 Send a message via Yahoo to mustangman02232
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03-blue-Powerstroke View Post
For the boost gauge do you have it hooked up to the map line? If so that would explain the fluttering gauge. You should tap the boost elbow and put it in there. That will give a more accurate reading.
yea it is, i can try tapping the elbow this weekend, and would i be safe to say keep the EGTs below 1000* with it on the DP?


2009 F350 CCSB Lariat 5.4
fisher MM2, 20% tint, leveled

2003 mustang cobra vert
SLP LM1, CAI, diablow tuner

2004 F350 reg cab 4x4 6.0 (SOLD)
exhaust/tune/deleted, dieselsite coolant filter, CAT ELC, blue spring, fisher MM2,
13.9 @95 mph

2002 Mustang 3.8 auto vert boltons (SOLD)
90 F350 RCLB IDI (SOLD)
mustangman02232 is offline  
post #5 of 9 Old 07-18-2009, 05:36 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 2,850
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Im not to sure about that. I have heard that with the sending unit after the turbo that the temperatures can be off anywhere from 2-400 degrees. Obviously they will read alot cooler.
03-blue-Powerstroke is offline  
post #6 of 9 Old 07-18-2009, 08:19 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
mustangman02232's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: ludlow MA
Posts: 930
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to mustangman02232 Send a message via Yahoo to mustangman02232
1300* is max safe in the manifold right?


2009 F350 CCSB Lariat 5.4
fisher MM2, 20% tint, leveled

2003 mustang cobra vert
SLP LM1, CAI, diablow tuner

2004 F350 reg cab 4x4 6.0 (SOLD)
exhaust/tune/deleted, dieselsite coolant filter, CAT ELC, blue spring, fisher MM2,
13.9 @95 mph

2002 Mustang 3.8 auto vert boltons (SOLD)
90 F350 RCLB IDI (SOLD)
mustangman02232 is offline  
post #7 of 9 Old 07-18-2009, 09:13 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Abrannan19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Jacksonville,Fl
Posts: 3,352
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Abrannan19
you need to put that pyro pre turbo at the elbow of one of the manifolds, post turbo isnt as important as pre turbo.

The boost flutter is from it being tapped into the map sensor, drill and tap the intake elbow and this should eliminate the boost gauge flutter.

Adam Brannan

First Coast Diesel Performance

Abrannan19 is offline  
post #8 of 9 Old 07-18-2009, 11:54 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: KCMO
Posts: 843
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
yea I had mine in the DP as well, BTS moved it to the manifold for me when I got the EGR delete. Far more accurate and a much quicker reading. I would keep it under 1000 until you move it!

Ruben
2008 F250 4x4 6.4PSD Auto
Tuned, deleted, studded, piped, bts'd...
Rubenk is offline  
post #9 of 9 Old 07-18-2009, 04:38 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
smokersteve's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: California
Posts: 4,272
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Put it on the manifold but id be great to put 1 on each.

If you putting it on the dp add 200* just to be safe
smokersteve is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome