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post #1 of 8 Old 02-23-2008, 04:57 PM Thread Starter
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Well I after a long wait , I ordered me a gauge set from diesel manor and me and a buddy installed it all. Man talk about a easy task , everything works great the guages look great nice to see boost , egt and transtemp. Now my truck is a 04 with a 03 engine , 3.5 inch down pipe 4" all the way back duels no cat or muffler with six inch tips. zoo-dadd mod , no tuner and a accu-fab intake elbow with the boost port drilled on the side , I wanted to keep the factory intake just incase I need to bring it in. now some of you guys might no believe this but here it goes , when I hammer down this truck hauls azz and shows 35psi of boost is correct are is something wrong .I tried to take a picture it but it keep coming out blurred . just want to know if this is normal .are if something is wrong or if this big white f-250 is just a freak, Guages are the isspros .

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2004 6.0 4door SWB lariat BUILD DATE
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ZooDad Mod Custom seat covers .4" duels with 6" tips no kitty ,no muffler .Issapro Boost , Trans temp , pyro .S&B Intake . Accufab intake elbow.Tow Mirrors installed finally, EGR Delete
2008 Yamaha Bigbear 400 with ITP mudlites & ITP ss12s . 2007 Yamaha 700 FI Raptor LTE duels ,GYRT intake and filter Dobeck powercommander 2.
2008 Yamaha R6 Raven
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wow wonder if your turbo is getting ready to go!! some will build no boost and some will build so much it blows the intercooler up before it trashs the turbo. or you might just need a gauge idk
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I can peg my 30 # boost gauge. Mods are in my sig.

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I can easily boost 35-40 psi Dj said it normal for the 03 motors to boost more than the other year models, but it still scares me!
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I can peg my 35 psi gauge either towing the trailer on a tow tune or on a race tune driving around playing with ricers. Have not had a stock tune in for a while so dont remember what the stock psi was.
I usually try and keep the psi to 30 and down towing though.

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I can easily boost 35-40 psi Dj said it normal for the 03 motors to boost more than the other year models, but it still scares me!
yea me to , guess i will just have to take it easy on the old girl , I should have my S&B intake at the house when in get in from the gulf .I want to put a SCT on it but I am worried about my head studs going south . I just broke 80,000 miles so the warrenty is getting close to the end.

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ZooDad Mod Custom seat covers .4" duels with 6" tips no kitty ,no muffler .Issapro Boost , Trans temp , pyro .S&B Intake . Accufab intake elbow.Tow Mirrors installed finally, EGR Delete
2008 Yamaha Bigbear 400 with ITP mudlites & ITP ss12s . 2007 Yamaha 700 FI Raptor LTE duels ,GYRT intake and filter Dobeck powercommander 2.
2008 Yamaha R6 Raven
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I peg my 35lb gauge all the time. need to get a 60lb gauge, I suppose.

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