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6.0 boost guage?

My buddy just got a 03 6.0. Im not real familier with the 6.0, where is the best place to hook the boost guage at?

Thanks for your help.
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If its a mechanical gauge, drill and tap the intake elbow right in front of the oil & fuel filter, front side top of engine valley.

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If its a mechanical gauge, drill and tap the intake elbow right in front of the oil & fuel filter, front side top of engine valley.
I agree, I just installed mine yesterday and it was very simple to drill and tap the elbow. The only thing I had trouble with was getting the plastic tube hooked back up to the elbow when I re-installed it. It definitely takes a lot of persuasion to get it back on.

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drill and tap the intake elbow in front of the filters, as mentioned prior.



make sure to take it off first however, shavings in the intake manifold would obviously not be the best thing. those oval shaped ferrules can be a PITA, i swapped mine out for a different style fitting at a shop around the corner. good luck

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