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Old 10-28-2008, 08:28 AM
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Moisture in boost gauge

Noticed this twice so far. Only when driving in pouring rain and pulling heavy. Anybody else notice this? Any suggestions or fixes?
 
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:53 AM
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i've never experienced this. wonder if you have a small leak in your boost tube, don't think there should be moisture at all.
 
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Old 10-28-2008, 09:15 AM
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Where,s the gauge mounted, pillar or overhead?? I had a leak up in the top left corner of my windshield when it rained hard but i didn't have my gauges yet. Was coming in around the window seal. A light amount of clear RTV fixed my problem.
 
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Old 10-28-2008, 09:36 AM
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The gauges are pillar mounted. Thought about the leak in boost tube also and have resealed everything. Could the 6637 be allowing moisture into the intake?
 
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Old 10-28-2008, 09:43 AM
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man this is a strange problem. i'm running the 6637 and haven't experience this.

Edit: do you have that hole cut in your grill, i think its called the zoodad mod?
 
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Don't know about the 6637, don't have one but others that do will chime in. Maybe the gauge isn't sealed correctly, letting condensation in??
 
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even if you run water through your boost tube you shouldn't get moisture in you gauge
I would say condensation in the guage
 
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Old 10-28-2008, 11:16 AM
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Yeah I run the 6637 and I have no problems with water in my boost gauge. I even have the zoodad mod done and still none. The gauge itself is probably not sealed well, and is letting condensation in.
 
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I am running the 6637 also with no moisture issues. I believe Ray is correct. Should not be able to get any moisture through the tube into the gauge.
 
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I do have the zoodad mod. I've only noticed this when driving in heavy rain. Any other time everything is fine. Maybe time to recheck all fittings again. I have noticed slightly slower spool up lately to. This has been happening since replacing clutch and up pipes. Cannot see any exhaust leaks so I may have a leak on the boost side somewhere.
 
 
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