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Re: Wastegate diagnosis

> I have found it better to use a MityVac on the upper chamber connection
> _before_ stripping the wastegate - in fact, I don't go in unless the
> test fails.

That's how I check them.

> Has anyone tried a simpler method?  I'm thinking that a simple water
> manometer could be used - drop a foot of water or so into the hanging
> loop of a polythene tube and hold it just below the level of the
> wastegate.  Attach one end to the wastegate, and then lower the other

Bit of a risk of filling the wastegate with water...  otherwise,
in the absence of a hand vacuum pump, it sounds good.