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connecting boost control

Old 01-17-2011, 09:12 PM
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connecting boost control

just want to be sure i did it right does some one have like an image of how to connect the manual boost control.. cause i open the boost control and nothing happens..
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Old 01-17-2011, 09:21 PM
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Lots of install instructions on the intrawebs... here is the main one from AtlanticZ.

FYI... "Opening" the boost controller won't increase the boost. You have to CLOSE down the boost controller, not all the way, but you have to reduce the boost to the wastegate, so it delays the port from opening.

http://www.atlanticz.ca/zclub/techtips/turbo/index.html


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Old 01-17-2011, 09:27 PM
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good to know thanks alot
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Old 01-17-2011, 09:32 PM
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Also, do you have an aftermarket boost gauge? You will need one to properly adjust a MBC... otherwise you won't know how much it's boosting.

Secondly, MBC's have more cons than pros. Actually, the only pro is that it's cheap. They are prone to boost spikes, and are cumbersome to adjust.

Electronic Boost Controllers are very accurate, and you can adjust from the cockpit while driving (nice for when you need "a lil extra boost in a hurry").
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Old 01-17-2011, 09:35 PM
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yea i do have an aftermarket boost gauge.. and do u know where i can get an electric boost gauge
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Old 01-17-2011, 09:40 PM
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Electronic boost gauge or controller?

www.ebay.com



Stick w/ name brands like HKS and GReddy.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/JDM-H...Q5fAccessories

I have an HKS one, and love it:

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and the electric boost control connects the same as the MBC with the hoses and just power and ground
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Old 01-17-2011, 09:49 PM
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In a nut shell, yes.
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