[200q20v] Boost

C1J1Miller at aol.com C1J1Miller at aol.com
Tue Oct 17 11:05:50 EDT 2000

In a message dated Tue, 17 Oct 2000 10:00:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
Brian.Link at Level3.com writes:

<< I have installed a VDO boost gauge, and I can see the boost taper off very
repeatable in the same rpm range.  It could be heat soaking, but the next
shift up will make max boost until @5000 rpm and then it tapers back down.
Yes it does follow the graph on the SJM web page. 
So, is this a way to protect the turbo?  Or heat soaking of the IC?

Brian Link

I think it is designed in as a way to prevent overspinning the turbo (3-D 
maps); heat soak may also be involved.

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