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    Noob question bout boost gauge

    i just got a 07 Wrx LTD and i am soooooo happy that i got out of the mitsubishi scene for it, i drove it for all of 5 hrs and i already love it. ok for the question, what does it mean when the boost is in the - like when i idle it stays at -.05 what does that really mean (i have the factory gauge)

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    welcome !

    i think it means its on vacuum when is in the -
    then its on boost when is on the + side
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    ^^^ yep....its vacume
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    i always understood it this way...boost(+) is when the turbo is pushing air in(duh). vacuum is when the engine is sucking air through the turbo because the exhaust is not spooling it fast enough to boost
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    Here's a pic of the boost pressure conversion for the factory gauge.

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    o ok. i was just curious. since i never encountered a turbo before, thanks for the info.

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