Boost gauge vacuum line location

Dirtnastyfox

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I have a belt driven powerdyne system and was wondering where I should attach my vacuum line? It’s on an 88 lx 5.0
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JD1964

there is enough sticking out to grab on to
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you need to have it on its own vacuum source or it will not be accurate

Can you clarify this mike?

In my mind, the source is the intake manifold plenum, which is the only “source”. There are different locations to tap into this source. The way I see it, as long as there’s no leaking lines or connections, the signal from the source should be the same regardless of where you tap in.
 

mikestang63

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Can you clarify this mike?

In my mind, the source is the intake manifold plenum, which is the only “source”. There are different locations to tap into this source. The way I see it, as long as there’s no leaking lines or connections, the signal from the source should be the same regardless of where you tap in.
just sharing what Chris Richard at Pro M has said for many years.. Boost gauge, Boost bypass. MAP Sensor and FPR should be on their own dedicated vacuum source, and you don't want them sharing another vacuum source or it can throw off the readings. :shrug:. what do I know.... I just have my gauge attached to a dedicated vacuum line from the back of the upper. skip ahead to 18 minute mark on the video as well..