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Re: Overboost Protection

This is what happens when you hit the overboost cutout - it grounds the fuel

mike miller
91 200q

><< What is the control mechanism that protects from too much boost?  I know
> the wastegate in theory mechanically limits the maximum levels that can be
> achieved.  If  that fails, what happens next?
> The 200 runs great except sometimes when on the gas in 2nd or 3rd when the
> turbo has time to build up to max boost, there is a violent cut off in
> seems like the ignition.