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Old 09-10-2006, 02:56 PM   #1
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The Roush supercharger kit that I had installed on my F150 did not come with a boost guage? Anyone know a simple way I can put one in and also where I can buy one at?

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Any parts store will probably have them. Installation is outlined in the instruction. Basically get a spot in the intake manifold to put the vacuum/pressure line to feed the gauge.
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Thanks, I was just wondering is this something I should takle myself. I am pretty handy but no mechanic. So any hose off the intake should be fine? I want to get a boost guage but is any one brand better?
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Ebay has some nice choices, back lit.....with carbon fiber faces behind the glass Shaow

http://search.ebay.com/boost-gauge-c...20Q22carbonQ22
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I want to get a boost guage but is any one brand better?
autometer is the way to go....you have to watch too because some gagues are in Hg and NOT PSI.....

but here is a cool choice for ya

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I want to get a boost guage but is any one brand better?
autometer is the way to go....you have to watch too because some gagues are in Hg and NOT PSI.....

but here is a cool choice for ya

Yea, also pay attention to how far the scale goes. Prolly don't want anything that goes to 50 if you only get 10-12 psi. Wouldn't see the needle move much :P
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That gauge is sexy. I want one and I want it now!
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thanks.......I am gonna search for that ford guage for my truck.
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what about this guage?

http://www.autozone.com/servlet/UiBr...EATM%7C%7Etrue

Didnt know they were so expensive
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