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just wondering where the best place is to hook up the boost gauge lines??

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just wondering where the best place is to hook up the boost gauge lines??
The best place is on the intake elbow. Remove it, drill and tap the back side (closest to the firewall) and thread your boost port in.

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thats what i was figuring any body got pics????

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thats what i was figuring any body got pics????
I can get you one.

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thanks man i was reading that the "T: needs to be hooked up as well in order for warning lights to still work. did yuo do that??

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thanks man i was reading that the "T: needs to be hooked up as well in order for warning lights to still work. did yuo do that??
What warning lights? Never heard of that. I just drilled the elbow and have no problems. If you "T" into the map line, it's just the same as drilling the intake elbow. Just not as accurate and could cause gauge flutter.

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cool..thats what i needed to know. im gonna run mine like the pics you showed.. i was just reading through the directions that came with the guages. this is my first run in with gauges other than tachs.. just tryin to do my "homework".. thanks for the help man

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cool..thats what i needed to know. im gonna run mine like the pics you showed.. i was just reading through the directions that came with the guages. this is my first run in with gauges other than tachs.. just tryin to do my "homework".. thanks for the help man
What kind of gauges? I'm not sure if your fittings are exactly the same as mine, but my boost fitting is an 1/8th" NPT thread.

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