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Old 01-19-2012, 10:11 AM   #1
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Alright so my build is coming to a close on putting parts together, im aiming for the 2nd week going into March for my initial build and put together. I'm putting the last finishing parts together but want a last final opinions on what people would suggest doing differently unless i'll be fine doing it the way im going with the build.
I still need to get my 42lb injectors, gauges + pod(s) and a tial bov 3psi spring. Any advice on this build/setup you would do differently before I get started id greatly appreciate. Also pulley size should i go from a 3.60 to a 3.33? I'm aiming for 8-10psi for boost.

Vortech parts I have put together:

Vortech V1 S-Trim - Practically Brand new
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Old 01-19-2012, 11:04 AM   #2
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3.33 pulley size will get you around 10psi with the power pipe. BTW If you are going draw though then you will not be able to use a blow off valve. You will need a bypass valve.
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Old 01-19-2012, 12:00 PM   #3
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kerns is right you will have to use it as a bypass and route the air back to before the headunit. you wont be able to vent to atmosphere. i was going to run the hpx 05+ style maf on my vortech kit with a vortech mini race bov. i would suggest going blow through.

also you may consider running a boost a pump just to be safe.

and for gauges i was going to run (already have them) wideband a/f, boost/vac and oil pressure. i chose oil pres because of the oil lines going to and from the unit. i wanted to make sure it was good at all times. you could also run a fuel pressure gauge if you wanted.
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Old 01-19-2012, 12:34 PM   #4
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get one of these and do blow through

http://www.vmptuning.com/store/index...=441&parent=31
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Old 01-19-2012, 03:21 PM   #5
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same as what others have said, as well as the boost a pump. i think i will be picking one up soon because my focus pump is close to maxing out (according to my tuner)
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Old 01-19-2012, 06:50 PM   #6
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In regards to the pump, I picked up the DivisonX fuel pump from Lethal. After I installed it (have yet to dyno it), I was told I will be running out of fuel at WOT with a single. I guess I will be putting that to the test. Shouldn't need a boost a pump from what I'm told.

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Old 01-20-2012, 08:22 AM   #7
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I'll have to get that aluminum flange for the maf and try that out and see how it goes. Any gauge recommendations with a pod setup?
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Old 01-20-2012, 11:08 AM   #8
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boost, wideband A/F, oil pressure
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i run fuel pressure, oil pressure, and boost, prosport gauges theyre not bad, and i run an autometer pillar pod which is really good
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Old 01-21-2012, 10:34 AM   #10
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3.33 pulley w power pipe will put u closer to 11 psi.
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