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Old 10-30-2010, 09:40 PM   #1
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I'm nearly finished with installing my turbo kit and Megaquirt, but I ran into a few issues. How do you NB owners route your vacuum lines for your MAP sensor and boost gauge into the engine bay? Also, I didn't receive a check valve from FM for the charcoal canister solenoid, is this necessary? If so, is there anything I could obtain at Advance or Autozone that will suffice?
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I went through the rubber boot that shields the wiring harness on the drivers side firewall, fished the vac hose from the outside into the driver floor area, then I removed one of those covers on the left side of the dash facing the drivers door and routed it up to the a piller trim panel.

Just make a small notch on the cover and it'll go right back on.

I really need to get some pics up because it's kinda hard to discribe.
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If you bought your kit from FM, they should have packaged a check valve with it. It shouldn't cost you more than $2 or $3 otherwise.

Or you can remove your charcoal canister or VTA it.

I ran my MAP/Knock sensor lines through the passenger side firewall. Drilled a hole into the engine bay and passed the lines through, then sealed with RTV. Boost line went through an unused hole in driver's side of firewall.
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I route them through the grommet that lets the A/C lines go through the firewall.
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Thanks guys, I ended up punching two holes in the rubber boot on the drivers side before I got a chance to check on here again. I also used an inline PCV valve as an experiment for the check valve. Is there anyway to know if it's working? I don't smell any fuel, but I don't know if that would be a symptom of the solenoid seeing boost.
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I route them through the grommet that lets the A/C lines go through the firewall.
But then again, now that I think about it, EU cars have the ECU under the passenger footrest, just like the 90-93 cars did. So ignore my advice anyway.
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