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Old 04-14-2011, 10:25 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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where to tap for my boost gauge?

I just got some ditigal autometers and need to know the best place to drill and tap for my boost gauge i cant tap into the vacumm line cause of the sensor next best spot? picutres would be great
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Old 04-14-2011, 10:31 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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Get a SD manifold Mang.

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Old 04-14-2011, 10:34 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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You can't tap in to the vac line bc of what? Our models are the easiest to do. All you need is a knife, screwdriver and 5 minutes...
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Get a SD manifold Mang.

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I prefer mine as well.....I like to know whats entering the motor and not off the turbo, easier to diagnose a lose in psi as well.
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Old 04-15-2011, 06:34 PM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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You can't tap in to the vac line bc of what? Our models are the easiest to do. All you need is a knife, screwdriver and 5 minutes...
Cant tap into the vac line because i can not find a brass T anywhere with a 1/8" npt FEMALE on it. Has to be this way because its a DITIGAL gauge so it uses a sender.

And thanks brian ive never seen those before....little more expensive then i was hoping for though
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Cant tap into the vac line because i can not find a brass T anywhere with a 1/8" npt FEMALE on it. Has to be this way because its a DITIGAL gauge so it uses a sender.

And thanks brian ive never seen those before....little more expensive then i was hoping for though
Ahhh, i gotcha. Did you hit up lowes and home depot and Ace Hardware?
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Old 04-19-2011, 04:20 PM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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Use a brass T with 1/8in npt female on all three sides, then get 1/8in male fittings. for the hose ends.

I think alligator performance sells a boost hose with a tap in it as well, post cac.
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:34 PM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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tried all the local home depots exc. but no worries was in tacoma and stopped by baxter and picked up a brass t and two barbed males thanks for trying till i figured it out boys haha
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Old 05-04-2011, 10:28 AM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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can some one post a pic of where you guys are putting this in i have a new glow shift i want to get in and just not sure.
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im tapped in between the compressor housing and wastegate
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