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So I moved my boost pickup to the AIH today. On the test drive I still only hit 26lbs max on my 140 tune. With that being said, I have read of people hitting 30 no problem and I'm just trying to figure out where it could be leaking from. I'm thinking of the boots, but I'm not sure.

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Sounds about right to me.:thumb: I've seen higher in mine but I adjusted wastegate 3 turns in.
 

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Unplug the wastegate and give her a run. You sould be able to hit 30psi. If not, inspect for leaks.
 

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That answers my question, the wastegate line is unplugged :hehe:
 

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I think strokin is telling you TO unplug your line. It will give you more boost. If yours in already unplugged and if your only getting 26 then you probably have a leaky boot. Rig up a boost leak detecter and go to town on it
 

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I understand what Strokin is saying, and the line is unplugged. I'll be rigging up a boost leak detector today.

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wastegate line

Will that mess anything up unhookin it,and how do u ajust it?
 

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That's what I was going to say, I think aslong as you're over 25 at some point on a hot tune you shouldn't have much to think about.

I am lost with that one....:dunno:
 

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When I had my Edge I would hit 30-32 on the 100hp setting. It was not constant but it would peak up there when the TC locked. But with the DP on 140 I don't hit it. 12 bucks later I made myself a boost leak detector, but I don't have the energy to take a loot at it tonight. So I will take a gander tomorrow and see what I find.
 

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When I had my Edge I would hit 30-32 on the 100hp setting. It was not constant but it would peak up there when the TC locked. But with the DP on 140 I don't hit it. 12 bucks later I made myself a boost leak detector, but I don't have the energy to take a loot at it tonight. So I will take a gander tomorrow and see what I find.
I believe the edge has a built in boost fooler, at least the edge for the dodge does.
 

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Before I put in my boost fooler it wouldn't go above 25, this was after the boost fooler.
 

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Will that mess anything up unhookin it,and how do u ajust it?
Take the (2) 10 mm nuts off the diaphram on the back of your turbo by firewall (you can use a mirror to see them) for your w/g mark it so you know where you started, pull it off Turn it in 3 turns ONLY. It is HARD to pull to get off and back on so be prepared. I have seen a spike as high as 34 under a load with w/g disconnected so BECAREFUL.
 

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Before I put in my boost fooler it wouldn't go above 25, this was after the boost fooler.
I am having the same deal with my truck.....



how do yall make a "homemade" boost leak detector????




I am gonna try wireing the WG shut JUST to see if it is a weak WG spring..... because I have the rod turned almost all the way down and the line unhooked and I cant break 25psi.....

use to be that I couldnt break 22-23 psi but since I put in the modded HPOP that has gonna up a little ways.....
 

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Take the (2) 10 mm nuts off the diaphram on the back of your turbo by firewall (you can use a mirror to see them) for your w/g mark it so you know where you started, pull it off Turn it in 3 turns ONLY. It is HARD to pull to get off and back on so be prepared. I have seen a spike as high as 34 under a load with w/g disconnected so BECAREFUL.
Are you talking about the head on the wastegate or the rod? I took the head off thinking you meant that when you turn the head the rod should turn. So I turned the rod in a half turn with some pliers and don't know where the head ended up. Anywho I'm now spiking 25 and will get 22-23. Tonight after she cools down I think I'll go back and turn the head in a few times and see what happens then. Also after using my leak detector I found no leaks.:doh:
 

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Anything over 27-28 PSI, is really pushing the limits of the Stock turbo. I hit 30, but definately dont keep it WOT much for that reason. I just rebuilt it and I dont have the funds to go to a D66(Yet, hehehehe)
 
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