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Boost or spray with this setup?

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Old 11-01-2006, 11:11 PM
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Default Boost or spray with this setup?

I would rather s/c it but with the compression I thought I might be better off spraying. What do you guys think?

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Old 11-01-2006, 11:47 PM
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Old 11-01-2006, 11:53 PM
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that is very high compression for boost. I think you are better off spraying
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Old 11-01-2006, 11:58 PM
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Exactly what I was thinking but then again if I do boost I am only gonna have 6psi.
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Old 11-02-2006, 12:07 AM
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Compression is a bit high, spray that bad boy.
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Old 11-02-2006, 01:01 AM
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10.25 is still high for 6 PSI. Worst case, you buy the blower, dont like it with the compression, and sell the blower to me i am in the market
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