MikeMilr at blackfoot.net
Thu Nov 15 22:11:58 EST 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brett Dikeman" <brett at cloud9.net>
> At 11:56 AM -0500 11/15/01, Dmohlemacher at aol.com wrote:
> >There is a 1/2" (or there abouts) hose that runs from the Turbo via
> >a banjo bolt, what does it do? It was disconnected when I bought
> >the car - it has run fine, I connected it, it still runs fine - ?
> Errr...That's the wastegate control hose...without it, the wastegate
> won't open, at all...and you'll get 1.3bar of boost only.
Correct me if I am wrong here, but if you pinch off the hose from the WGFV
to the WG, you will get a LOT more than 1.3 bar. BTDT. The WG opening is
controlled by the pressure from the WGFV valve to the bottom of the WG - no
pressure - no open.
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