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Old 03-12-2008, 06:06 PM
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Boost Gauge Suggestions?

Okay, I am looking at getting a boost gauge and would like to go with a Autometer Sport Comp gauge. However, I am torn between two of them.
My question is this....does a diesel work under the same principal of a gas engine in terms of Vacuum? Would it benefit me to use the gauge that has the vacuum as well? OR would it be a waste? AND if I go with the non-vacuum gauge, will I have a problem exceeding 35 pounds of boost with nothing more than a Xtreme Street tune and full exhaust? I don't think so, just wanna be sure.
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Nope. No vacuum in a diesel; you'll be fine with a 35 psi boost gauge with stock turbo... Besides without studs, anything higher than that and you'll be needing HG's...
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Nope. No vacuum in a diesel; you'll be fine with a 35 psi boost gauge with stock turbo... Besides without studs, anything higher than that and you'll be needing HG's...
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Doesn't your truck have one in the instrument cluster?
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Doesn't your truck have one in the instrument cluster?
Yes, and a Trans Temp gauge too, but I aint trusting either.
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Doesn't your truck have one in the instrument cluster?
The stock boost gauge isn't very accurate and the trans temp gauge is just an idiot light.
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The stock boost gauge isn't very accurate and the trans temp gauge is just an idiot light.
Good to know
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