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boost fooler??

i was checking everything today and noticed this wire i never had seen before. it comes off the green MAP sensor wire and goes to ground. i remember reading something about it but i cant find what it was.
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interesting, did you install it a while back and not remember what its for?


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nope bought the truck with it alittle over a year ago.

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That is an Old school zener diode boost fooler. It is all part of the banks kit on your truck.

Froggie loves the idea, I don't. I noticed a decent amount of low end power gain when I went to a blow off type of fooler. Now I run a regulator style from ITP and it is by far the best one I have run.


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ok thanks
since it works fine and i top out at 22psi boost is there anything to gain from switching to an ITP fooler?

strokin early99- got 2 quick questions, are you running a holley fuel pump? and how are your traction bars doing?
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The pump I am running is a Walbro GSL392.

My traction bars made my truck launch so much harder and better on the drag strip and for the first time ever, I had no wheel hop on the sled pulling track.


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i wonder if that pump is the same as the one holley sells, looks identical to the one on my sandrail.

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