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Old 06-03-2009, 06:58 PM
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AEM Tru-boost controller on 82 300D

http://www.aempower.com/ViewCategory.aspx?CategoryID=68

I found this looks like it has a controller and a solenoid anyway rigging this up to the wastegate or making this work?

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Old 06-03-2009, 07:40 PM
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Why do you think it is it needed?
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Old 06-04-2009, 03:56 PM
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Thats what I was wondering.
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Old 06-06-2009, 01:44 PM
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No external interface required for programming!

It looks like you could get it to work. its made to be hooked up to a wastegate, it regulates the ammount of pressure the wastegate sees by the electronic valve.
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Old 06-10-2009, 08:25 PM
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Why do you think it is it needed?
I have the turbo that u have take apart the wastegate to set... and it's 27 yrs old pretty sure it's off.. this thing solve 2 problems at once set up the boost gauge and simply install the line inbetween it and the wastegate and i can control the boost level whatever i wanted to be. and also has a override button like indy cars incase i wanna pass shoot a couple more psi for a min or 2.

It looks cool works awsome on wrx and some the higher boosted rice burners for $200 it's also a awsome boost gauge and the control aspect is just that much better.
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Old 06-11-2009, 01:47 AM
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Old 06-11-2009, 02:45 AM
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Look into a manual boost controller. They can be built out of plumbing parts and a spring out of a pen for about $10... Set boost pressure to anything you like by turning a bolt.
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Old 06-11-2009, 10:23 AM
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I used a 1" long air tool switch with a round thumb srcrew.Then put fittings for wastegate hose. $2.50 from Harbor Freight.Whole thing put together not over 2" long.

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