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post #41 of 109 (permalink) Old 06-01-2008, 19:49
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thats suposed to be there. stops the needle buzzin.
Good point.

Maybe i got a duff t-piece as there was a blockage in the body that i didn't notice either.

Now i've cleared that out, I think i will retry it to see if the needle buzz is prevented.
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Refitted the t-piece supplied with the kit after i cleared the blockage. Still getting no reading on the guage, so i think the insert is too restrictive
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Tried this today and all I can say is, what a bugger to fit
Am I doing it wrong, fitting to controller and gauge then attach it to accuator and turbo "nipple"? with all pipes in way?
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Tried this today and all I can say is, what a bugger to fit
Am I doing it wrong, fitting to controller and gauge then attach it to accuator and turbo "nipple"? with all pipes in way?
Why not T peice to the MAP sensor, its how i did it. It works fine for me.

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Why not T peice to the MAP sensor, its how i did it. It works fine for me.

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Could do, but I have started so I will finish it will have a search for the map sensor location etc... and maybe take a look tomorrow.
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Could do, but I have started so I will finish it will have a search for the map sensor location etc... and maybe take a look tomorrow.
The map sensor is on the bulkhead, roughly where the egr valve is on the engine.

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Picture of where the MAP sensor is in my engine bay:



Hope this helps

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Just a bump to the top, as i know a few newbies might find this guide handy

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Yeh after a while changed the boost gauge to the map sensor side much easier to fit. Good guide though, another bump.
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great guide. i have a Noble boost gauge laying about i used it to ajust my boost. i might plumb it in. its just finding a good place to put it. ill av to av it so every1 can see my bit of noble. ill never aford the whole car.
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great guide. i have a Noble boost gauge laying about i used it to ajust my boost. i might plumb it in. its just finding a good place to put it. ill av to av it so every1 can see my bit of noble. ill never aford the whole car.
Could buy it bit by bit

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Haha. My m8s building his own its better than Lee Nobles. he builds um and races um for noble so he nows wots good so he decided to make his own its orsum
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Help

Hi guys, quite new to this sorta thing, i mean not totally into doing car work my self, BUT i would like info poss pics on how to up the turbo to as many people have said (19/20) psi. just dont fancy paying big store prices for mechanics to look at it for me as my GF is expecting and need to do with as little spent as poss, hope you can help. cheers
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Would this guide be same for 2004 zs?
Just bought a boost gauge and doing bit of research on fitting.
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Just been out to my car to look for this green pipe, found the green pipe from the inside but cant find it on the engine bay side.

Rover 25 mine is, so aint sure if it's the same as the pictures taken...
Also, when comig to fit a gauge, is it easier to fit with it in the air?
Mate you really dont need car off ground to fit gauge and you dont need to use the same hole in fire wall just shove pipe though anywhere you can get it mines piped through behind glove box ( cut through tear shaped grommet).

Nice guide BTW wish it had been up when i fitted mine.
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Mate you really dont need car off ground to fit gauge and you dont need to use the same hole in fire wall just shove pipe though anywhere you can get it mines piped through behind glove box ( cut through tear shaped grommet).

Nice guide BTW wish it had been up when i fitted mine.
Take a look behind the engine, against the body/turbo charger area. You should then see the green pipe/cable.

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any ideas how to wire it in to the headlights? eg. when the headlights are turned on, the gauge lights up? I'm sure I could work it out but I'd probably end up either ruining my lights or going about it really long winded way lol.

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any ideas how to wire it in to the headlights? eg. when the headlights are turned on, the gauge lights up? I'm sure I could work it out but I'd probably end up either ruining my lights or going about it really long winded way lol.

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I piggy-backed on to the lighting cables that provide the headlamp levelling switch light on the right hand side of the dash. It took seconds to fit.

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I piggy-backed on to the lighting cables that provide the headlamp levelling switch light on the right hand side of the dash. It took seconds to fit.

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thats cool, I was thinking something along those lines. Not too hot with the wiring/routing of things dude, fancy giving me a hand with it lol?
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when fiiting the t piece, do u just cut that pipe coming out from under the map sensor? any idea where i could get the tubing through a zs firewall?
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