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Boost Gauges in Diesels

Discussion in 'General Technical / How To' started by jojo, Mar 10, 2005.

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    jojo S3 Drift King! Staff Member Moderator

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    As a subject, has anyone put a boost gauge in their diesel motor? and will a mechanical 2bar boost gauge that I have spare work in my oil burner??
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    Yes it will work fine. Just remember it will sit at 0bar/Psi in till the engine is on boost then you will get your + reading. All the need to do is take a feed from the inlet manifold.

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    very old thread i know.. but can i take the boost gauge vacuum from the egr valve? if not, where exactly do i take it from? thanks
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    Just need a t- piece from a feed from the inlet manifold. I will be looking at doing this in the next few weeks. so could take a few photos.
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    mines a 2.0 tdi, and i have no feed, will i have to drill my own into either the pipe or inlet mani?

    thanks,

    yeah, photos would be good thanks mate!
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    Any photos yet peeps? Wanting to do this on weekend.

    Thanks
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