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Old 07-03-2008, 01:10 AM
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electrical vs. mechanical

whats the difference between the mechanical boost and the electrical boost gauge?
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Old 07-03-2008, 09:20 PM
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the difference is running wires instead of a tube. other than that I don't know
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Old 07-03-2008, 09:23 PM
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From my understanding. Electrical runs off the Map Sensor, the mechanical you run a tube and connect it to either the map sensor line or directly to the intake after the turbo. The mechanical directly after the turbo is the most accurate.
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Old 07-04-2008, 01:42 AM
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oh alright, I was wondering why electrical was so much more expensive than the mechanical
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An electrical gauge is going to have a sending unit that you plumb into the charge air system somewhere and will have wires going to the gauge. Mechanical has a nylon tube that runs up to the gauge.
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