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ok so on my truck so far ive only done the free or cheap stuff to. exhaust, intake, fuel plate. and got boost and pyro guages.. been running 32 psi max. as far as i know there isnt a boost elbow and it is an hx-35 still. ive never done anything with the turbo itself.. but this weekend i finally got around to doing the afc modding.. took it off and ground down the afc barrel and swapped in a flat washer for the cupped washer. i put it all back together and set the pre boost screw in a little. just enough to wear i saw it push the foot forward. i plan to turn it back out but put it back on the truck and now im hitting 37 psi at WOT... is this normal or is something wrong with my wastegate/turbo. i bought the truck stock and its only gotten what ive put into it. so my question is why after modding the afc am i getting 5 extra psi of boost??? thanks in advance
1997 3500 ECLB SRW swap, 2wd, tabbed KDP, manual trans swap, #100 Plate, BAHF, straight pipe, afc mods, 60# springs, 4k Governor Springs.
97,2wd,5 spd, Moss Green, 160k,bhaf third gen intake, 4in diamond eye duals, 10 plate,afc mods, kdp,egt boost fp dp,valair street dd,23*,Haisley 5k gsk-60pounders,traction bars,.10 over gasket, tork tek ofv,4x.014 155° marine injectors,.025 dvs,he351vgt spring controller, missing grid heater, home made water meth, head bolts at 135#s, 485hp on fuel, 498hp on spray 9-14-13
Oh ok so its should fain boost ok. No I do I go about finding out of.my Wastegate is stuck?? A buddy of mine said it could also.be the actuator on the wastegate also???. Could it be? If so how do I test these??
Find the end of the line going to the wastegate that's easiest to get to and use some compressed air (regulate it to about 40-50 PSI if possible). Blow into the line and see if the wastegate actuator moves.
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