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Needin a lil help hookin up Boost controller

Discussion in 'Forced Induction' started by lude68, Feb 16, 2004.

  1. lude68

    lude68 Senior Member

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    Aight guys..Ive got a TurboXS manual boost controller and need a lil help installing it.. i didnt get any directions w/ it so...ya know... I have a 12 pound spring and need to turn it down to around 6-7 pounds(i was told it had that size spring in it but...they were definately wrong)..My setup is in my sig and just to let everybody know its an external wastgate....thanks for the help!
     
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    you can't turn your boost down further than the spring is set only up you will have to get another spring
     
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    Full-Race Henry 9.616 @ 159.16 mph

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    With a boost controller, you can only boost more than what the springs allows, you cant go below.
     
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    lude68 Senior Member

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    Yea thats what i thought...BUT i fig. it might help in some way..oh well...
     
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    pshhht boost controllers are for pussys, just shift when it hits a certain boost level... :D

    but ya, buy a diff spring that should fixors it...
     
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    wheres a good place to get a spring...that wont kill the hip?
     
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    local hardware store should have one, get one that is softer than the one you have (i think) someone back me up on that... or hell call turbo XS
     
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    a hardware store will have one?... you mean a spring for a wastegate right?...
     
  9. Full-Race Henry

    Full-Race Henry 9.616 @ 159.16 mph

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    what WG do you have? I dont think you can get wg springs at a hardware store.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    lol yeah man.. don't go to the hardware store. lol call tial or whatever your wg it and get a 6psi spring if thats what you want.

    or, buy some fuel and keep the psi :) :) :)
     
  11. lude68

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    I didnt think so either...but Idmaxguy was just like...go to the hardware store...b/c i didnt know where yall live..but where i am you can just run to town and pick up a spring!...lol..
     
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    lesson #1 learned.

    never take turbo advice from a dude with a dsm.
     
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    i could understand that! but didnt know he had a dsm! :lol: :p
     
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