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Boost guage hose location install

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Being I have to replace my boost gauge hose, I was wondering what is the best location for most accurate manual gauge reading? I was hunting around the web, and found an AIH plug W/ boost fitting (link below). Question, what location gives most accurate reading, off the manifold hose, or like this plug gives, from the air intake horn? Or does it make a difference?


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I don't think it makes much of a difference between the map sensor and the AIH plug... they are pretty much in the same exact area...

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I have both and they both read the same, so whatever is easier for you. I like the intake elbow myself.

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I like the intake tube too. Thanks.

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I just tee'd into the MAP line. Works pretty good. Wish I would have gotten a 30psi gauge insted of 60. but ya, MAP worked good. AIH delete plug with a fitting would be pretty choice tho.

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