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Old 03-18-2012, 11:32 AM
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Boost guage opinions

Hey guys, I am getting a cheap boost gauge off ebay, there is one for like 20$ its glowshift, but its 0-60 psi.

is that stupid to put on a truck like this? im thinking eventually tune and maybe a few other mods.

what is the most boost ill see? most the turbo will take is around 35 i believe.

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Old 03-18-2012, 11:45 AM
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Stock turbo safe limit is roughly 30.
It can help in diagnosing boost leaks.
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:55 PM
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Stock turbo will die a quick and painful death above 30-35psi.
Most boost you will make with a completely stock truck is in the ballpark of 20psi. I'd go with a 0-35psi guage. It'll make you happier seeing that needle move towards the halfway mark than a quarter of the way on a 0-60psi guage.
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