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Old 05-27-2003, 10:23 PM   #1
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I am starting to work on my custom ram air and was wondering if you could put some kind of pressure gauge in the throttle body to read the pressure something like the boost gauge on a SC. It seems like this would work but I am not sure what kind of pressure gauge would be good to use and where I could mount it. I know I am going to get almost no pressure while standing still but when I am doing 80 down the highway it should be getting some pressure built up in there. I would just like to know how much.
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You could mount a boss on the CAI right before it enters the TB. I would find some sort of an air pressure gauge for this application. Don't try to mount it to the TB. Drilling into the TB might cause you to purchase a new one.
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A new TB will run you over 700 bones.
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A new TB will run you over 700 bones.
and that would suck.
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What kind of reading would I get if just mounted in in the intake pipe. It seems like the pressure wouldn't be as accurate. Does anybody know of a pressure gauge I could use for this. I have did some searching on google and haven't found anything that would work very good. I would like to find a pressure gauge that will mount in to an A-Pillar, I think 2 1/4" or 2 1/2" mostly every thing I have found has a port at the bottem of the gauge not at the back. The other thing would it be better and easier to try and run a hose for the reading or find a elelctronic one.
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