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Got blue running.

So I have not been around that much to post lately. Anyway everyone knows that last Friday my computer fried in my truck. Well at the advice of Dave I went on Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market and found me a highly coveted PMT2 PCM in Wichita KS and jumped on it for $90 shipped. When it showed up I struggled and fought and cussed for a whole 5 minutes to install it (really an extremely easy swap). Truck fired right up and I went for test drive.

Pulled out on the road and just putted around for a couple minutes watching gauges and dash lights then I punched it. Boost gauge instantly hit 35 and blew and IC boot. So I jump out and fix it. Punch it again and the boost shoots way up again and pow, IC boot blows again. I cant floor my truck because all of a sudden my truck is making retarded azz boost. Any ideas?

Also my EGTs with a combo of the new turbo and PCM are running hotter. Sucks!

On the plus side the truck sounds better. Its very noticeably more powerful. Has a lil diff sounding idle. My cruise control light does not work though. Plus my dash lights still don't come on but that's unrelated!

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Anyone got a suggestion for keeping the boots together!

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Clean them really well, spray some hairspray on them, and double clamp them if you have too. My 6.0 would blow the boot at the turbo all the time until I double clamped it.
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Stock turbo? Are you running a boost fooler or chip now as well Ryan

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You are the second person to mention hair spray. Why does that work?

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cant help ya but been following your posts and im glad youre back on the road buddy

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Stock turbo? Are you running a boost fooler or chip now as well Ryan
No boost fooler, 10k resistor.

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You are the second person to mention hair spray. Why does that work?

It acts like glue

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You are the second person to mention hair spray. Why does that work?
Its almost like a glue.
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Weird. You should not be hitting 35 psi without a boost fooler. Did it hit that high with the old PCM?

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