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Re: Popped... Oops

In a message dated 96-02-29 12:20:37 EST, you write:

>Indy cars do have wastegates which are used to control boost
>pressure. The pop-off or blow-off valves on the intake manifold
>are used to set the upper limit of the boost pressure, so a driver
>can not dial in more boost than is allowed by the rules. Did I get
>it right this time?
> -

.....hmmmmm think so, thought you might be off after reading up on this.....
  But in THEORY, you can use a pop off valve in the intake, but the wastegate
makes a intake pop-off a crude addition to a turbo setup....  Shouldn't have
brought it up....  Ah well, I was hopin' for a bunch of extra wastegates to
becum available.....  :~(