ecu swap - boost problems
malth at umich.edu
Fri Jun 14 13:08:19 EDT 2002
Dan always talks about going to the Subaru dealer but then he always
backs out and shows up with another Audi. ;)
On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Charles Baer wrote:
> My screw up, the comment should have gone to Dan. My mind was likely
> wondering what the Boulder police were going to steal from my house
> next after they took my '83 urQ the day before.
> Dan said he was getting 20 PSI normally, with sharp cutbacks to 7psi.
> That is very similar to what the little hole next to the pressure
> valve does on my sedan. It did make a LARGE noise when it opened, so
> the MAF hose pressurizer tester made identification easy.
> Dan also muttered some oath about going to the Subie dealer, sounds
> like he's in need of immediate moral/technical support here....
> or were you REALLY kidding, Mistah Simoes?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brett Dikeman [mailto:brett at cloud9.net]
> > Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 7:39 AM
> > To: Charles Baer
> > Cc: 200q20v at audifans.com
> > Subject: RE: ecu swap - boost problems
> > At 5:38 PM -0600 6/13/02, Charles Baer wrote:
> > >I found an eye-hole in the little shorty hose that connects the
> > >crankcase pressure valve to the intake system.
> > The crankcase hose that runs from the 90 degree valve down to near
> > the turbo? Hmm.
> > > Up to 10 lbs
> > >nothing, then all hell breaks loose and it blows open to dump all
> > >of the pressure.
> > If that was the problem, I'd have all sorts of stumbling, I would
> > think. This is almost 100% smooth; boost doesn't build very slowly,
> > but once power finishes building, it's very smooth.
> > I could swear I heard the ECU hose going "PSSSSSSSH!" under boost
> > last night...I'm convinced it is a decent sized vacuum leak and it'll
> > be fixed this weekend provided I find the proper size replacement
> > hose. If it isn't messing up the gauge readings/ECU pressure sensor,
> > it is causing a metered air leak and should be fixed anyway.
> > Brett
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