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      10-03-2011, 08:25 PM   #45
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yeah, 14psi max? must be a leak somewhere?
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All leaks i have heard of he n55 are from the chargepipe
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All leaks i have heard of he n55 are from the chargepipe
that is the last thing i need, still waiting for cxracing to send me mine
i noticed a drop of about 2-3 psi today and am thinking its my cp
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I didn't even keep the dyno sheet because I was pissed that something is wrong and I can't identify it. Max run was ~330whp and ~375tq which is basically what I made with just Jb3 and a downpipe. Terry looked at the logs and there is a drop in boost. It was peaking at about 13.5 psi instead of 16.5psi.

My initial feelings are that it's from the front mount. I had trouble getting it to hold boost while installing. However, after the initial problems I had for the first day, it's been great ever since. It's possible that a coupler just slid off but from what me and Terry could see with my iPhone flash and limited space, it looked ok. Now the chargepipe is a common problem with our cars and high boost, but I have the ER charge pipe. From a quick examination, it isn't that.

Even on the dyno you could kind of hear the car cutting in and out of boost. It sounded really weird. Any ideas on what could cause this? Terry and I went over a few things but I was only with him shortly. Could it be fuel? Fuel pump? Vacuum line (terry said might be a problem)? Anything else? Any insight would be great! I'll probably take the front bumper off this weekend and check all the front mount fittings and charge pipe and etc.
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You dont have a cai rigth?

Is you have that could be another area to check!
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Nope! No CAI for me. I haven't seen any reason to get one.
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Nope! No CAI for me. I haven't seen any reason to get one.
SAME HERE
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Got my ER charge Pipe and BMS WW Meth kit installed last night. I had some trouble with the silicone sleeve that connects the charge pipe to the inter-cooler, it kept slipping off while I was driving and I was losing boost, after it slid off twice I had to tighten down pretty good. But now all is good in the hood and this thing is ridiculous! Peaking at 17.9 PSI, feels VERY strong.
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Nice to see some good reviews of meth in tge n55
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Got my ER charge Pipe and BMS WW Meth kit installed last night. I had some trouble with the silicone sleeve that connects the charge pipe to the inter-cooler, it kept slipping off while I was driving and I was losing boost, after it slid off twice I had to tighten down pretty good. But now all is good in the hood and this thing is ridiculous! Peaking at 17.9 PSI, feels VERY strong.
try the 1/4 again sir
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Got my ER charge Pipe and BMS WW Meth kit installed last night. I had some trouble with the silicone sleeve that connects the charge pipe to the inter-cooler, it kept slipping off while I was driving and I was losing boost, after it slid off twice I had to tighten down pretty good. But now all is good in the hood and this thing is ridiculous! Peaking at 17.9 PSI, feels VERY strong.
Car must feel transformed

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Car must feel transformed

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Mike, feels great! Thanks for going over and above the call of duty and getting me my Charge Pipe in a rush! You are the man! HIGHLY recomend dealing with this guy!
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Got my ER charge Pipe and BMS WW Meth kit installed last night. I had some trouble with the silicone sleeve that connects the charge pipe to the inter-cooler, it kept slipping off while I was driving and I was losing boost, after it slid off twice I had to tighten down pretty good. But now all is good in the hood and this thing is ridiculous! Peaking at 17.9 PSI, feels VERY strong.
Do you have an intercooler?
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Got my ER charge Pipe and BMS WW Meth kit installed last night. I had some trouble with the silicone sleeve that connects the charge pipe to the inter-cooler, it kept slipping off while I was driving and I was losing boost, after it slid off twice I had to tighten down pretty good. But now all is good in the hood and this thing is ridiculous! Peaking at 17.9 PSI, feels VERY strong.
Do you have an intercooler?
No intercooler yet
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