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post #1 of 15 Old 07-09-2008, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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think my boost is way too high

ok well i have sct xcal3 w/custom tunes from dj's and the other stuff in my sig and right now im using there tow tune .......well i tow a texture rig for my company and i can be going up a little grade and if i give it gas it will down shift and my boost will hit 35 ...isnt that a little high? but even on the street towing nothing with nothing in the bed i can get about 30.....so what does everyone else boost ? i think mine is a little high

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with an 03 turbo i beleive they will reach that


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I have said it before but with my set up in my sig I can hit 33 psi like nothing in my truck. No head studs yet and no problems either. Keeping my fingers crossed.

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i get scared when it hits that high

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since i got my gauges in, my truck (Stock) hits 29lbs easy.....if your going up hill like that then i sounds right.

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yep my 04 will hit 32 stock !

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You're fine, bud. Those 03 turbos could hit 35 pretty steady.

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thanks for the info guys just thought it was a little high but if its normal then thats good ....

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on my 05 i peg my 35 on my gauge all the time. not sure if i go any farther cause my gauge is maxed out at that point. You'll be ok
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my 04 hit 55psi on stock turbo with xcal2, scary feeling..
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