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5kCSTQ Wastegate Spring Project
In case anybody else is interested - I finally have a date for the
wastegate springs I'm having made up. I should have them to ship
by the 18th or so.
I'm posting this in case anyone else is interested - the people who
previously said they were interested got the email attached below,
so - if you received an email from me, you are already on the list.
If you are interested and you didn't get an email from me, send me
your land mail address like it says below.
These springs should get you 1.7 to 1.8 bar without having to shim the
spring, and I'll send you instructions on bypassing the stock overboost
control (it's very easy to do).
At some point in the future, I'll have a black box available that
provides an adjustable electronic overboost control. That's what
the comment below is talking about.
- Charlie Smith
> Just a quick note to let all of you know that the target for having
> springs in hand is around the 16th. That's when I can pick them up
> from the spring mfg, then all I got to do is get them into boxes that
> have addresses on them - and get them shipped.
> I believe I said on one of the previous emails that I'm going to
> charge $20 for a spring this time, since last time at $15 each I
> was a little in the hole after I bought boxes and shipped them UPS.
> It's fine with me if you send me a check after you receive the spring(s),
> what I need right now is your address to which I'll ship the spring.
> I want to get the labels written out and stuck on boxes before I get
> the springs.
> I'll send you another email when I have them in hand, and yet another
> after I've shipped the springs.
> On the overboost control topic - I've got a breadboard circuit in the
> car that works just fine. Now all I gotta do is find the time to get
> some pcboards made and put them together. When this gets closer, I'll
> ask again for a show of hands on who is interested.
> - Charlie
> Charlie Smith firstname.lastname@example.org 614-471-1418 days: 614-823-5879
> Columbus, Ohio USA
> 4 wheeled fleet: 2 wheeled fleet:
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> 86 5kCSTQ 92 Ducati 851SP 851cc
> 69 Porsche 911S 3,200cc 95 BMW R100-RT 1,000cc
> 81 VW Diesel Pickup 62 BMW R27 250cc