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RE: Samco v. intercooler...
> Has anyone else running a Samco hose experienced this on their car? I
> back to the OEM hose for now and left the bypass valve off as well ...
> although it helped smooth out my shifts, I think it was bleeding off the
> too soon -- the car seemed down on power, anyway -- and suspect the
> had torn. I've ordered another valve from a different company and will be
> trying that shortly...
I had reported a few weeks ago about installing a Samco hose and bypass
valve (BPV) a few weeks ago. I reported that it felt like the valve was
bleeding boost BEFORE like 3,000 rpm, and the car would spool to 1.8 bar at
around 3,500 rpm. I didn't install a k24 turbo for that kind of lag. I had
the generic Bosch BPV, instead of the S4 valve, and was wondering if that
was the problem. I have sinced returned the car to stock configuration, and
it spools to 1.8 bar at 2,500, and spools between shifts are much FASTER. I
certainly won't return the BPV to this car, unless I go to higher boost than
88 5kcstq 1.8 bar 110km Pearl w/Fuchs, K24 turbo, 2-piece EM
86 5kcstqw Sapphire and Platinum, stock
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