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Air Pressure Source for Turbo Gauge
I'm putting in a turbo pressure gauge and looking for some advice on where to get the air pressure. A forum member sent me a photo of his (thanks, Barry) but I don't have the same fitting on mine. The only 1/8" plugs I see in the air system are...

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On the intake side of the engine there is 1/8th pipe plug above the fuel shutoff solenoid, that is where I put mine.

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I'm putting in a turbo pressure gauge and looking for some advice on where to get the air pressure. A forum member sent me a photo of his (thanks, Barry) but I don't have the same fitting on mine....


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The pressure anywhere on the outbound side of the turbo is about the same psi, that is from turbo to intercooler or intercooler to intake manifold.  So your plug is a good place for connecting a hose to an pressure sensor that converts psi to...

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Do you not have some kind of fitting in the intake manifold itself? Some pipe plug you could remove and install a adapter if needed? That would give you a more accurate reading. In the event your CAC ''Charge Air Cooler" started leaking you will...

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Do you not have some kind of fitting in the intake manifold itself? Some pipe plug you could remove and install a adapter if needed? That would give you a more accurate reading. In the event your...


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  • jor
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Finally finished up my turbo and pyrometer gauge project. For the turbo I ended up using my original location for the turbo air source (1/8" pipe plug just past the turbo). I couldn't find another place on the air pipe nor the intake as a couple...

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Keep in mind the 300 to 500 deg. difference between pre turbo and post turbo for safe egt.
EGT Probe Location: Pre-Turbo or Post-Turbo? - GlowShift Gauges Blog

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Keep in mind the 300 to 500 deg. difference between pre turbo and post turbo for safe egt.
EGT Probe Location: Pre-Turbo or Post-Turbo? - GlowShift Gauges Blog
Exhaust manifold [pre turbo] is...

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John, Neat job especially with the mounted VEI components. Your muffler connectors also look very sharp. Let us know how it all performs when the wheels are turning.

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Keep in mind the 300 to 500 deg. difference between pre turbo and post turbo for safe egt.
Yea, I thought about that. Thanks for the link. I just figure once I have a baseline I will be able to note aberrant readings.

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Exhaust manifold...


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