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Old 03-30-2011, 11:42 AM   #21
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I just JB'd a 3/8 NPT bung from Home Depot to my coldside pipe, looks like Brain did too.

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Old 03-30-2011, 08:08 PM   #22
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I just drilled a hole and tapped the pipe wall. It's a little thin, but what stress does the IAT sensor see anyway? With some thread tape it passed the pressure test I tried.
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Old 03-30-2011, 08:16 PM   #23
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I will probably drill/tap the end tank. I like that idea. A bit further than I wanted to run the wires, but oh well.
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Old 03-31-2011, 09:54 AM   #24
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At work so can't give pics. But I used a PCV style rubber grommet with a plastic GM sensor that fits in an airbox. (was tired of welding) Drilled a 3/4 hole in the 2 1/2 pipe to mount it. VERY tight fit. and has held well to 12 psi. Been in there just about a year now and no problems. Do agree that at the intercooler is the best location. Especially with MS.
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Old 03-31-2011, 12:31 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by aaronc7 View Post
+1 for the intercooler endtank.. if it's cast, plenty of material there. I did 3/8 NPT for IAT, and 1/8 NPT for a boost source for my mbc.

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I will probably drill/tap the end tank. I like that idea. A bit further than I wanted to run the wires, but oh well.
Well it needs to be post intercooler anyways. If you have to extend the wires it shouldn't really matter if it's 6 inches or 6 feet, just a little longer wires.
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