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post #1 of 45 (permalink) Old 08-21-2010, 03:46 PM Thread Starter
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Boost Gauge with No Turbo

Can someone explain to me how you would be able to hook up a boost gauge with not turbo?

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Why would you want to? I mean a vac gauge I can see, but what would a boost gauge even do without boost?

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...im going to need more information on what your getting at. Like hook the gauge to something else or install one for...decor

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i don't have a turbo and I have a boost gauge
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Yeah a Boost / Vac Gauge. How would I be able to install one on a LS or if it even possible

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in order to run a boost gauge you need BOOST, i.e. turbo or supercharger.

Why do you want one? For looks?
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No I was just wondering if you could hook one up without a turbo and just see the vac go? I heard someone talking about it the other day and was just wondering if it was possible to do or not

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Yes, it's very possible. Vac gauges are an old school method of improving mpg. Most now come with three wires out the back, red, black and orange. The orange is for a lighted gauge and usually goes to the stereo wiring harness. There is also a clear plastic tube and a hollow Tee with most aftermarket models that you splice into a vacuum line close to the intake manifold and run thru the firewall. It's not too hard to install one.

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Yes, you can do that.
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How do i splice it in and where is this vacuum line?

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