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Old 10-27-2004, 04:33 PM   #1
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Exactly what is the "booster guage" supposed to read? Mine seems to ride normally at the bottom of the left on the guage and if I step on it, it gets to about half. What is this measuring?
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the air that the supercharger is forcing into the engine from the spining of the rotors in the */C. THe boost gague should read just under 10 at WOT without mods.
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The - side of the gauge is vacuum while the + side is your boost. At idle you should be close to -8 or so while at WOT you should see somewhere around +6 if your stock. It is actually gauging manifold pressure.
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Thank you and I will check my guage on the drive home - nice to have another excuse to try the "supercharger" and make everything is still perfect!

I appreciate the help.
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Thank you and I will check my guage on the drive home - nice to have another excuse to try the "supercharger" and make everything is still perfect!

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Cough, cough, I don't mean to be rude but.....give me a break.
You own those cars and you didn't know what your boost gauge is.

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Thank you and I will check my guage on the drive home - nice to have another excuse to try the "supercharger" and make everything is still perfect!

I appreciate the help.
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Cough, cough, I don't mean to be rude but.....give me a break.
You own those cars and you didn't know what your boost gauge is.

LOL, thats what i was thinking, thats why i didnt reply right away, i thought he was lookin for an "over my head" answer
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Sorry for wasting your time - it won't happen again!
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Sorry for wasting your time - it won't happen again!
It wasn't a waste of time at all. Just a surprise is all. I'm sure there are plenty of others who also didn't know what it was measuring.
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Sorry for wasting your time - it won't happen again!
didnt mean to make it akward, no hard feelings...
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