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post #1 of 26 Old 07-17-2010, 08:10 PM Thread Starter
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How Much Boost

ok i just installed stage 1 injectors and
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i love these things

anyway i noticed it makes my turbo boost more and my question is
How much boost before head studs or a blown head

with stock injectors i could hit 17 psi
not it's 30 psi


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I wouldnt worry at 30 at all

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awsome

it worried me cause somewhere i read that 20 was pushing it for a stock head

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I believe its around 42 psi, so your good. I don't know of anybody running a stock turbo and just stage 1's hurting anything. Just don't let your boost get to high or you'll damage the turbo. Most importantly, have fun.

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i'd be more worried abpout the trubo giving up than the HG's...

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im in the same boat man just got stage one and some tw tunes im stoked about it but im also wondering what my max boost should be with the stock turbo



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max should be about 27-35 in short intervals. i hit 35 but only for a second to show people

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under 45psi you dont need studs.

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