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      03-06-2013, 11:25 PM   #23
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ecs tuning has one also saw it with a vent kit but cant seem to find it now. but the gauge itself is 140.
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ecs tuning has one also saw it with a vent kit but cant seem to find it now. but the gauge itself is 140.
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E90-335d-M57_3.0L/Interior/Gauges/ES2594694/

I think I found it. Although I think a vent boost gauge like this kind of looks out of place. I'd probably find another place to mount it. Now to just figure out where to tap into.
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video SPECIFICALLY states for the 335i NOT our 335ds unless it can work but for the price I love it!!!
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video SPECIFICALLY states for the 335i NOT our 335ds unless it can work but for the price I love it!!!
That vent kit says for the 335i but this gauge is for the 335d m57 but im guessing the vent would be the same.
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E90-335...ges/ES2594694/
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Ok being that i have a challenge here for me I called ECS a few minutes ago and spoke to DAVE. I advised him i had 2011 335d and that I did not know where to connect it he told me that since DIESELS dont have vaccum I would have to connect it SOMEWHERE in the intake:

(Duh!! Hello here, Im buying a product from u and you dont know where Im supposed to connect it, it says in your WEBSITE its made for a BMW 45mm Boost Gauge Kit BMW E90 335d M57 3.0L, WTF!! ECS)

Anyway DAVE was very nice and admitted to me that he did not know where to actually connect it but advised it was more intended to a 335i and NOT a DIESEL. ok amigos so where the F does this connection go? Anyone please!!
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Ok being that i have a challenge here for me I called ECS a few minutes ago and spoke to DAVE. I advised him i had 2011 335d and that I did not know where to connect it he told me that since DIESELS dont have vaccum I would have to connect it SOMEWHERE in the intake:

(Duh!! Hello here, Im buying a product from u and you dont know where Im supposed to connect it, it says in your WEBSITE its made for a BMW 45mm Boost Gauge Kit BMW E90 335d M57 3.0L, WTF!! ECS)

Anyway DAVE was very nice and admitted to me that he did not know where to actually connect it but advised it was more intended to a 335i and NOT a DIESEL. ok amigos so where the F does this connection go? Anyone please!!
I would like to know also!! If it works and at that price its a great buy.
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I will check this week-end, it cant be that complicated....
I have put one in a VW diesel and its no different than a normal turbo car.
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Diaz I hope hrc630 can get it work im next on yhe list Buuyyaaa!!!!
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I will check this week-end, it cant be that complicated....
I have put one in a VW diesel and its no different than a normal turbo car.
Let us know how it goes. I would like to buy one if it can work with our car.
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hrc let us know ok
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hrc let us know ok
Yes, i will work on that saturday .
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Im new to this. Would we have to tap into the charge pipe (#12) to get a boost reading? I'm about to buy another charge pipe and use it for testing. It seems this is the best place to tap into. Let me know what you guys think.
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...88&hg=11&fg=40
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Im new to this. Would we have to tap into the charge pipe (#12) to get a boost reading? I'm about to buy another charge pipe and use it for testing. It seems this is the best place to tap into. Let me know what you guys think.
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...88&hg=11&fg=40
That would be a good option. That pipe is where I drilled/taped and installed a water injection nozzle.
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Says it reads boost for diesel. Maybe email them?
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the price is high and its in euros!! Any word on the gauge hrc?
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Says it reads boost for diesel. Maybe email them?
That looks insane

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I have not find any vaccum that have boost ... but i have installed a small 1/8 nipple fitting on the piping and it work perfectly. No more than $2 and only 30 minutes to do that. I have made the test with a old boost gauge. Just need to buy the ECS Tuning this morning and i will install it as soon as i receive it.

Really easy job.
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I have not find any vaccum that have boost ... but i have installed a small 1/8 nipple fitting on the piping and it work perfectly. No more than $2 and only 30 minutes to do that. I have made the test with a old boost gauge. Just need to buy the ECS Tuning this morning and i will install it as soon as i receive it.

Really easy job.
Nice!!! your going to have to let us know the details.
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im interested hrc send video
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any updates on this? what pipe did you exactly tap into?
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