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Old 04-21-2008, 08:58 PM   #1
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Default 1n4002 diode? Was it supposed to cone with the boost control kit?

I see brain says you need this "1n4002" diode connecting the 12v and ground of the GM boost controller. Why and where can I get one?
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Old 04-21-2008, 09:16 PM   #2
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You can pick them up at RadioShack.. Thats where I've grabbed several.
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it's not "needed". It's to prevent voltage spikes. It should have come with the kit, but it's not a big deal if you don;'t use one. You should of had 3 leftover from your MS build if you didn't build the VR circuit like I leave out.
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Ah, I do have 3 left over! ill just use one of those, thanks guys.
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