Manual Boost Controller

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  1. Turbo Keith

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    I guess its hard to go thru the fire wall , But I just installed a Hallman under my hood . Its set on 26 lbs and works great but I do get what dank GN is saying
     
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    Okay so that's the reason for mounting it under hood is the pluming . I understand that could be Alil intimidating having to run stuff through the firewall . Believe me I had my first BC under hood for the same reason. I thought after I plumed it inside that all the vacuum lines would cause some type of delay in the control of the gate . Much to my surprise it had 0 effect on the operation of it .
     
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    And I guess my thinking is the futher away means slower reaction time to spool . Which is probably wrong
     
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    In a closed system, Vacuum is Vacuum and Pressure is Pressure.
     
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    I just installed the one I got from you today , Works great . Its dead set on 26 LBS and hits there like a hammer .
     
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    thanks for that link V6sleeper, that boost controller was on my car when i bought it and could never find find who made it, i have tried a few others but have gone back to it as it works well.


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    I ran a MBC that I bought off eBay that was similar to rjc . And it performed the same if not better of all the other boost controller I have ran . I would say about 98% of the manual boost controllers function the same . They all have a spring and a ball . With something to apply tension to the spring After realizing this and being pissed for paying top dollar for muiltable MBC and just the name on them I switched to a electronic boost controller that actually has differences in the way the soft wear is programmed
     
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    Told ya........:D
     
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    No prob (y)
     
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    Dark GN, I used it to tune the car for 21 psi boost and haven't touched it since. If I were constantly adjusting boost or wanted the ability to adjust on the fly I would definitely have mounted it inside the car.
     
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    Thanks for all the feedback gentlemen!
    I just ordered the Hallman RX kit to mount the controller inside the car.
    I'm going to put it somewhere inconspicuous. I don't like a cluttered looking interior personally.
     
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    that actually looks like a nice remote setup, let us know how it installs. might be worth trying one out. It says it uses a ceramic ball and lighter spring setup for finer adjustments and quicker response. but doesn't give a max boost capability with that spring. wondering if it will go between 25 and 30 PSI boost?
     
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    The rep said that the controller will work up to 25-30 psi. Once I'm back from vacation I'll get it installed and take some pics.
     
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    Here is my Hallman under the hood and dash.

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    Very nice! How has the Hallman treated you?
     
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    It's great I wouldn't change it for anything else. About 1 full turn is 1 lb of boost. Turned all the way out is 15lbs to all the way in at 30lbs.

    And moving it inside the car was the best thing I ever did.
     
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    Good deal, thanks for the quick reply!
     
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    Can you tell me at what area of the firewall you push thru to inside of car ? That bc knob and mounting bracket is pretty big,
     
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    Right by the steering shaft on the drivers side. It comes out right above the pedals under the dash.

    The cable can be started from the inside of the car.
     
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    Can you use this with an external waste gate?
     

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