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Re: Turbo Cam for N/A I-5 10v
> <<Scott, what if someone with a vacuum assist brake setup wishes to put a
> turbo motor in their car and they don't want to change over to a complete
> hydraulic brake system? Then what?>>
It is my understanding that the turbo motor does create vacuum.
You have to get your foot of the gas first.
It will work untill you try to do some left foot braking.
I get the same thing in my N/A Coupe which does not have the camshaft
driven vacuum pump.
The brakes work fine if the throtle is shut. Try some left foot
braking and you get the "who turned the engine off" feeling in the
The point is unless you do left foot braking on regular basis you can
use vacuum assisted brake booster on turbocharged cars.
Hope This Helps.
1982 Coupe (445,000 km)
1984 4000s quattro (320,000 km under the wrench)
1970 Porsche 911E Targa (also under the wrench)
Who put my tools in the dishwasher?