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Re: wastegate valve for S4

Eric replied to:
>I just got an E-mail regarding a valve for the S4 that keeps full
>boost(overboost?) at less than full throttle. Said to increase
>driveability(?) Costs $100. Any suggestions? Is this worth doing, especially
>considering I have Ned's IA3 ECU mod. Any downsides to this? 
>Also, in this engine, is it worth going from K&N filter to removing airbox
>and replacing it with K&N cone ?
Well.... Considering that the part is availble from places like Imparts 
for $45 or so I think that I might skip this one and go direct..... 


Eric Fletcher

Thanks for the reply, but is it a worthwhile mod to make? What exactly does
it do, and what are the downsides, if any? Any comment on the K&N cone over
flat filter, especially since the intake air around the cone is adjacent to
turbo and exhaust manifold?