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Old 09-10-2007, 10:44 PM   #1
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Well Buickman104 and I made a discovery yesturday. I have been running with only 3.9 pounds of boost for nearly one year. First lets go back to the begining

- 3 months ago I installed a Boost gauge in the Riviera. It read Full vaccum but only 3 pounds of boost. I beliveved the boost gauge was faulty and needed to be replaced.

- 2 Months ago I visited BIll Boost for headers and rockers install. I explained the odd gauge reading and he said the car pulled like it had no boost issues. ( though he muttered something about his truck outrunning me)


- Last weekend I was looking at this picture Name:  DSC08288.jpg
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My car could not lay tracks like this and we are similary Modded. Mind you the BCA worked like it was supposed to but I had never checked the BCS. . Then I confirmed the Boost reading from the Gauge by Using my laptop scanning software that converted the MAP readinf (inHG) to PSI. And realized the Boost gauge was right. SO I bypassed the whole thing and well . The meter shot to 10 pounds of boost. And I left a Sixty foot streak down the street.

What is the point of my post. For those L67 powered cars that do not have a boost gauge from factory. This should be your FIRST Mod. I know Willwren has been preaching this for a while but I thought this would help others to understand the reasoning behind it.

I have replaced the BCS with the one from Buickmans Park avenue (Series 1 parts FTW!)






Ok you can point and laugh now....
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Remember one thing even though this may not be the problem...

Tires, Tires pressure, and Road type makes a HUGE difference in traction and Burn out length


not that i can do them.. i found that out quick the 5 times so far i did it.

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edit... and maybe i should read the whole post first lol...
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Congrads on the newly found boost. Now however this boost issue did this come up after you removed the ford badge at nebf?
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The BCA is different, although the BCS is the same. Same operation etc.

Glad to hear it'* working better.
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congrats

I love looking at that pic
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so you want a rematch?
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so you want a rematch?
SSHHH!!



Yes it only had 3 psi at NEBF LOL!

oh and Pat..... YES
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So when will you be posting your own burn out pictures? Or even better! Buy me a digital video camera so I can film you making a big burn out!
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SO you really think that this is necessary with the SE I bought?
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SO you really think that this is necessary with the SE I bought?
Absolutely.

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What is the point of my post. For those L67 powered cars that do not have a boost gauge from factory. This should be your FIRST Mod. I know Willwren has been preaching this for a while but I thought this would help others to understand the reasoning behind it.
Article is in Techinfo.
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