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This sounds rediculus.

I know how absurd this sounds, but where have you all routed the tube for the boost gauge through the firewall? I am getting my gauges in finally and of all of the write ups and step by step pictures shows that I have seen do not show this. If i need to drill a hole then I would like to be sure of the location so I don't hit something vital.

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There should be a whole around your brake booster. There is a plastic piece in its place at the moment. yours a obs?

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yep it's an obs. i went out to take a look, however I did not see any plug around the brake booster. maybe that is where my clutch master is bolted up?

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what is a FPR shim?

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what is a FPR shim?
Fuel Pressure Regulator shim, it is basicly increasing the spring pressure in the regulator which increases the feed pressure to the hpop. or atleast that is what my understanding is.

FPR Shim Link.

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ah, ok...do you know anything about turning up the fuel pump?

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I installed guages this weekend in my 05. I drilled the hole from inside the cab there was no issues of hitting wires for me.

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ok out comes the drill... good thing I have grommets somewhere around here.

as far as turning up the fuel pump, from what I understand on the PSD's you need to either rebuild the pump to a 17* or replace with a Super duty 17* hpop. I have not gotten there yet so I don't know.

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Id just drill a hole. Sorry i didn't realize yours was a obs.

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as far as turning up the fuel pump, from what I understand on the PSD's you need to either rebuild the pump to a 17* or replace with a Super duty 17* hpop. I have not gotten there yet so I don't know.
You're talking about two completely different systems.

I would assume by saying fuel pump you're talking about the fuel system. The 17* pump you're talking about would be the high pressure oil system.

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