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    boost levels

    how much boost are you guys running??

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    about 7 lbs.....havent really got on it yet...

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    i have a 90 5-speed -stock-
    on wot im running around 12 pounds of boost

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    hoping for 15 after install of new motor

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    19-20 psi on 94 blower @10%
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    93 5sp - Stock Long Block
    MPII w/ 10% OD - pegged stock guage sure it's some where around 17lbs since the needle is starting to bend.

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    I'm at 19-20 psi.

    BTW, how much boost your making doesn't matter nearly as much as how much air your moving thru the motor.

    David
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    Bout 18.5!

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    I made 340rwhp with 12.5psi.
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    Ya thats why i tape mine down. People think its bc i dont have a moonroof seal (which is true) but its really to keep my roof from ripping off .
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    14psi

    Need more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim Groth View Post
    93 5sp - Stock Long Block
    MPII w/ 10% OD - pegged stock guage sure it's some where around 17lbs since the needle is starting to bend.

    -Tim
    lol I don't realy know why thats funnybut it is. my sc throws down a mad 5psi and my new engine on the parts car dose a wicked 10psi both need a rebuild.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dwinthrup View Post
    lol I don't realy know why thats funnybut it is. my sc throws down a mad 5psi and my new engine on the parts car dose a wicked 10psi both need a rebuild.
    im only getting abou 9psi on my old stock 89

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    I am, and have been making, 0 psi for quite a while now.

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    Boost

    I haven't really pushed my 92' in awhile.......usually hit 17 and back out of it.

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    19 to 20 on the dyno at my tune with the M112

    Ken

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