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    Is it possible to fit a boost gauge to the 1.9 150 engine and if hos is there a how to

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    Yes, fit it to the pipe after the intercooler so then you get a true reading of the boost going to the cylinders. As for a how to, look in the section and you might find one there

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    i have one fitted mate any help just pm me as to what gauges ect

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    what kind of readouts should be expected?
    standard and mapped/boxed would be good

    cheers

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    can seem to find the pipe to brake in to

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    Quote Originally Posted by justyb View Post
    can seem to find the pipe to brake in to
    Either go from the inlet or the intercooler, thats the pipe to use

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    Got the gauge any pics of the pipe to brake into please

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    Should get around 24 psi on overboost with a standard map, 22 psi sustained. I origionally used a washer line matting piece and made a small hole in the pipe just before the inlet manifold. I now have a custom Ally pipe with metal fittings though so my pics wouldn't help

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