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Re: IC tweeking

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From: Phil Payne <quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk>

>I think we have a unique in the MB engine, in that the inlet air
>temperature sensor has a hole in it.
>For those who haven't seen this - it's a perfectly normal inlet air
>temperature sensor, except it has a hole in the middle through which
>boost air can escape into the boot covering the connectors.  As a
>result, these are always soaked in oil.

Team Doorhandle again?

Problem:- Oil pooling in the base of the intercooler.
Solution:- Drain hole in intercooler.
Problem:- Intercooler drain causes loss of boost.
Solution:- Drain intercooler via sensor, little boost loss because of boot
and the oil should leak away into the slipstream at high boost.

Yeah, sounds about right....:-)

Jim Haseltine