[BiturboS4] Installed boost gauge
Walter J Green Jr
vr6pilot at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 11 12:49:49 EST 2002
i have to do that install too.
did you follow anyone's instructions?
>From: "California Fields" <cfields72 at hotmail.com>
>To: biturbos4 at audifans.com
>Subject: [BiturboS4] Installed boost gauge
>Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 11:07:53 -0800
>>Just installed an A-pillar boost gauge this weekend (A-pillar pod from
>Power Parts, 52mm VDO gauge - soon to upgrade to Omori). It was pretty
>It's interesting that the car doesn't generate any boost under most driving
>conditions (i.e. around town). Even under moderate throttle, I rarely get
>postitive boost. I would have thought differently because I hear the turbo
>whistle and stuff under nearly all acceleration conditions.
>I have the GIAC-X chip and I was trying to see what the maximum boost would
>get to. It was kinda hard to make a notation while I'm under full throttle
>and the meter doesn't ahve a peak/hold button, but when I glanced over
>being pinned to my seat, it seemed that I got spikes to about 17psi but
>hold at about 15 psi. So, that sounds about right (1.2 bar spikes and 1.0
>average). The gauge doesn't seem entirely precise and so I will be
>to an Omori meter soon.
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