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post #1 of 4 Old 10-10-2011, 05:54 AM Thread Starter Rookie
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Boost Gauge

I want to install a three gauge package on my 2000 F250 with the 7.3L diesel. I am planning on a chip upgrade, and a 4" exhaust system, but as I was looking at the turbo and tubing into the intake manifold, I think there is already a boost sensor installed that I think is connected to the computer. It is in the spot where I would have put the sensor for the pod gauge. Is there another spot that the sensor can be installed or can I somehow use this location and disconnect the leads that send information to the computer? It would be better if I had a picture, I'll see about getting one so my description is easier to understand.
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you dont have to drill and tap it to install. You can run it inline on the MAP tube. Works just as well....and its a lot easier!

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I just finished installing a quad Gage pillar. I just bought a AIH delete plug that was already tapped for the NPT fitting. No splicing required. And I can easily reinstall the NPT plug if I need to remove the boost Gage later. The AIH delete plug goes for $15-20 thru most of the site sponsors. Plus it removes a restriction in the intake for better flow.
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post #4 of 4 Old 11-07-2011, 05:41 PM
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Either of those ways work: drill and tap the spider which I did this weekend, use the AIH tapped fitting, or use the MAP sensor line. Some people have reported some fluttering in the gauge off the MAP line.

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