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Only 15psi boost!?! This normal?

This weekend I installed my boost gauge. At WOT the most boost I see is 15 psi. Is this normal? I know it's different but, my stock 6.0 ran 10 psi cruisin down the highway. If this is normal, what can I do to make more boost?

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Very normal on a stock truck. To make more boost, add fuel (bigger injectors) and/or get some tunes.

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This weekend I installed my boost gauge. At WOT the most boost I see is 15 psi. Is this normal? I know it's different but, my stock 6.0 ran 10 psi cruisin down the highway. If this is normal, what can I do to make more boost?
You are totally stock with an intercooler? Yes 15 is normal, good tunes will get you probably 18-20

Dont compare a 6.0 to a 7.3, nothing even close to the same on them

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Without tunes your about normal.... buy some custom tunes and open up the animal and report back.

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Thanks guys. I am planning on ordering my Beans Diesel chip this weekend. Ill let ya know how that helps.

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I saw 20 bone stock, but I have a Cali model, I see 32-35 now with custom tunes, and intercooled, I like my tony tunes

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I saw 20 bone stock, but I have a Cali model, I see 32-35 now with custom tunes, and intercooled, I like my tony tunes
Those extra 30 cc's makes a pretty big difference

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I love it, but wanna go bigger soon

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^^^ thats what she said!... BUURRNNNNNN!

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