Add PreLoad to the Wastegate

Brett Dikeman brett at
Wed May 22 19:10:24 EDT 2002

At 2:45 PM -0700 5/22/02, Justin Olson wrote:
>I'm going to add preload to the wastegate.


>  How do you do this?

You don't.

>  I took it apart today and I'm trying to shim it out.

Completely, totally unnecessary...and dangerous to the health of the engine.

>  I read that you can drill threw to the cap of
>the wastegate, and turn the allen screw. Have anyone
>done this?

The wastegate is ONLY supposed to be adjusted according to the
procedure listed in the factory repair manual.

"They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Ben Franklin

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