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Boost sensor??

Where is the best place to mount a boost sensor from autometer. I have mine mounted in the bung on the intake elbow and the gauge says I've hit 42 lbs of boost! Is that even posible with a stock turbo on a 04, cause I didn't think it was.

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Bump>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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i dont know..mine on the performance canned tunes i hit 35 psi

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stock should run about 20-24
i would take it at the same spot as stock. there is a black hose on the passenger side of the intake that runs up to the map sensor. that's the stock boost sensor.

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I would leave it in the bung..

42 is possible with a spike..it wont do that consistently.

If you tap into the map sensor (as said above) your boost gauge will bounce.

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I would leave it in the bung..

42 is possible with a spike..it wont do that consistently.

If you tap into the map sensor (as said above) your boost gauge will bounce.
yeah i agree with Adam, dont cut that map sensor line.

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thanks for your input guys appreciate it.

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yeah i agree with Adam, dont cut that map sensor line.

dont ask how i know....
Hmm. Had no idea it would bounce. Good to know though.

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