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Old 10-13-2008, 08:05 AM
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Boost gauge issue

So this weekend, I took the time to install my 3 pod a pillar gauge holder along with the 3 gauges. The EGT and the Tranny temp work fine... I am having an issue with the Boost Gauge.

The boost reads correctly but it flutters. I have checked for kinks as well as leaks. There are none. Anyone else have this problem or have any ideas of what else it could be? It is an autometer ultra lite gauge.

Thanks!
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Old 10-13-2008, 08:13 AM
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where do you have it tapped into??? the map sensor line? or the intake elbow??? if it is on the map sensor line it will flutter, put that back the way it was, take your intake elbow off, drill and tap it, install your boost line there, VOILA!!! no more flutter.
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ya it is tapped into the map sensor line. Alright well I guess that I have more work to do this next weekend.

Why does it flutter on the MAP?
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Old 10-13-2008, 08:35 AM
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im not real sure.... i did an install for a buddy, same year truck, and we tapped into the map line.. same issue, his fluttered real bad.. so we fixed that nad drilled/tapped into the elbow, now he has no issues.. i have mine put into my intake also, and it works perfectly!
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Another vote intake elbow taped mine there no problems
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Old 10-19-2008, 01:14 AM
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Has anyone had a problem with oil getting into the boost line from the elbow. My guage is not working anymore sence this happened to mine. how do i fix this problem? Thanks,Todd
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Old 10-19-2008, 06:32 PM
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Sounds to me you need to do the CCV mod , although I'm no expert !
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