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I remember seeing a diagram of all the clamps/boost hoses that need to be tightened - anyone have it?

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I remember seeing it in a post reply some time ago, a blown-up image of where all the clamps that need to be checked/tightened are. Does anyone have that image handy? I can't seem to locate it. I think I'm getting 'em all but want to make sure.

Car's feeling kinda sluggish lately, and the Cobb's showing some pretty low numbers for my tune so I'm thinking maybe I have a loose clamp again. The only one I can't really reach is in the front of the engine by the symposer, it's a total B to reach.

FWIW I am making ~26.2 psi of boost, I didn't think it would read that high if I had a leak.
 
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If you’re making that much boost, I would wager your sluggish feeling is due to higher charge temps in this heat.


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If you’re making that much boost, I would wager your sluggish feeling is due to higher charge temps in this heat.


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It was in the morning so pretty cool out. I think tomorrow morning I’ll flip to another tune and see if it changes much. When I get a chance I want to make sure the dv cap screws are all nice and tight too, just don’t want to tighten them in while the engine’s hot. Also, mosquitoes :| bites in the armpit are bullshizzle
 
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Oh dur. I was searching the forum over and over, totally forgot you could google a specific domain :facepalm: thank you. If you want to retroactively throw a "lmgtfy" link at me, I will accept it in shame and good humor :p

The one on the front of the engine, the top one above the symposer... is not my favorite thing in the world to reach. At all.

7mm ratcheting wrench for the win, though.

For posterity's sake, anyone trying to use google to search against the forum, the syntax is "site:fiestastforum.com searchterms" with what you're looking for as "searchterms". This will constrain the search to the fiestastforum.com domain only.
 
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Everything was nice and tight, but I loosened and re-tightened them all anyways.

I did notice my Whoosh hot-side pipe backing out a bit, I marked it with a sharpie when I first installed it and it was about 1/4" further out of the hose clamps than where it started, so I loosened, reseated, and re-tightened them. The car feels a little stronger on the top end and under boost seems a little quieter.
 

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I'm not sure if it's the "hot" side or "cool" side, but the driver's side clamp was always loosening up after awhile. You can tell Ford was aware of that, because the outlet/inlet on that side has extra barbs to keep the hose from popping off.
I doubled up on clamps on both sides as well as the clamp that runs off the metal part that mounted to the engine. So far so good.
 
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I'm not sure if it's the "hot" side or "cool" side, but the driver's side clamp was always loosening up after awhile. You can tell Ford was aware of that, because the outlet/inlet on that side has extra barbs to keep the hose from popping off.
I doubled up on clamps on both sides as well as the clamp that runs off the metal part that mounted to the engine. So far so good.
So I went from my strat ots tune back to my dizzy stage 2 and the estimated up and torque are back to way low. I know they’re not 100% accurate, but they should be a good indicator of gains/losses, right? The dizzy tune is a little over 26psi and the strat is just over 25, but there is a 30ft lb and 30 hp deficit when running the dizzy. I don’t think I’m leaking boost again already so I’m kinda stumped.
 
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So I went from my strat ots tune back to my dizzy stage 2 and the estimated up and torque are back to way low. I know they’re not 100% accurate, but they should be a good indicator of gains/losses, right? The dizzy tune is a little over 26psi and the strat is just over 25, but there is a 30ft lb and 30 hp deficit when running the dizzy. I don’t think I’m leaking boost again already so I’m kinda stumped.
Compare the tunes timing in each cylinder to redline (ideally in the same conditions) and see the variations.


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