[200q20v] Fw: only getting 1.7 bar of boost

Rich Andrews r at cm183316-a.ftwrth1.tx.home.com
Sun Nov 5 14:42:53 EST 2000

Everything sounds perfect to me.  There is many a discussion about bar
vs psi but your 1.7 to 1.8
sounds perfect.  The real killer is the gearing of the car. 1st gear is
good to about 30mph and then 2nd
is good to about 60mph.  That is how Audi got such low 0-60 times.


Tim Sidders wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tim Sidders
> To: quattro listSent: Sunday, November 05, 2000 10:13 AMSubject: only
> getting 1.7 bar of boost
>  Hi all,I'm in the process of working out all of the little gremlins
> of my new(to me) 91 200 20v. I'm attacking the boost situation first.
> I went to Scott Mockry's site and have done the ABC's, I found that my
> WG frequency valve was bad... I've replaced all vacuum hoses and
> before installing the WG frequency valve I was only getting 1.4 bar in
> 3rd gear WOT. I now am getting 1.6-1.7 regularly I will occasionally
> get 1.8 in 5th gear at WOT. Is this normal???? Or should I still be
> looking for something else. I know that altitude and fuel quality have
> some say so in how much boost is created. I live in Milwaukee, Wi and
> ONLY run 93 octane in the car.    I almost forgot...I installed a
> manual boost gauge and when the digital gauge reads 1.7 the manual
> gauge only reads 12psi. I haven't done the conversion, but does that
> sound right as well???  I want to get all the bugs worked out before I
> send my ECU in to get modified. Thanks for any help
> !!!!!!
> Tim

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