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Installation of Boost gauge

Im getting ready to to drop my motor back in with my turbo kit and I just bought an autometer vacum/boost mechanical gauge. I was wondering where I should tap into to get a true reading.
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Im getting ready to to drop my motor back in with my turbo kit and I just bought an autometer vacum/boost mechanical gauge. I was wondering where I should tap into to get a true reading.
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I tap/collect ALL vacuum/boost readings from the intake manifold, including my BOV, Wastegate, ECU MAP, Power Brakes, and Boost Gauge.


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The vacuum tree on the firewall will suffice as well.

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The vacuum tree on the firewall will suffice as well.
X2 Works good!!!

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Mine are all at the intake manifold.

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I always just T into any vac line.

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I went with the vac tree. Works great.

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thanks guys Im gonna try the tree first if that doesnt work Im just gonna tap into the intake

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I have mine taped into the intake manifold and seems to work well.
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