<P>Just a thought but at higher pressures than 1 Bar manifold (2 bar absolute) Did I get that right??? At any rate, at higher pressures its easier to diagnose leaks. Like at say 2 Bar Man Pressure. Fine if you have a 3 Bar ECU but fi you don't its pretty easy to pop off the vacuum line from the ECU and plug it. THen you dont have to worry about it, just dont go so high you blow hoses.</P>
<P> <B><I>Brett Dikeman <firstname.lastname@example.org></I></B> wrote: <BR>
<BLOCKQUOTE style="BORDER-LEFT: #1010ff solid 2px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">In a burst of inventiveness, I measured the diameter of the intake <BR>hose on my 200q20v(other cars with maf sensors probably use the same <BR>diameter.) I then when rummaging through the kitchen drawer with my <BR>ruler and discovered to my great joy that a common household item <BR>fits this hose -perfectly-.<BR><BR>It is a rubbermaid 1-cup "servin saver" container. I had originally <BR>thought the top of the container would fit, but it was too wide and <BR>wouldn't fit; I flipped it around and discovered the base of the <BR>container is -perfect-; it's even beveled to make fitting it a <BR>breeze. Pop it on, tighten the clamp, you're done.<BR><BR>To make your very own intake system tester, just install a compressor <BR>nipple in a container you went and PURCHASED rather than stealing <BR>from the kitchen(whereas I can escape my mother's wrath by fleeing <BR>back to NY, I suspect those married individuals on the list do not <BR>have such a luxury :-) I think I've also heard of people installing <BR>tire stem valves(for trucks tires, I think.)<BR><BR>And, as I believe Chris Miller pointed out on the 200 list, be sure <BR>you don't do anything foolish like pressurize the system above the <BR>limits of the ECU's pressure sensor; 2 bar in the case of a stock <BR>200q20v ecu, 2.5 bar in most modified units. Now, just pressurize <BR>the intake system with a compressor(if you have a setup with a tank, <BR>that will probably make listening for leaks easier; one good reason <BR>to go this route and not do a tire stem.) You may want to purchase a <BR>very cheap low-range pressure gauge(boost gauge from parts-r-us or <BR>something), drill a hole in the side of the container, and <BR>install...so that you can make sure you don't exceed a safe pressure, <BR>and you can watch to see how fast the pressure drops.<BR><BR>Brett<BR>-- <BR>----<BR>Brett Dikeman Systems Engineer<BR>CFN(formerly iClick, Inc) 914-872-8043<BR>120 Bloomingdale Rd. 914-872-8100(fax)<BR>White Plains, NY 10605 http://www.iclick.com<BR>PGP Fingerprint: 06C2 5D5B D2B4 7626 BB24 2BBC 9E4A C8B3<BR>PGP Key location: http://pdikeman.ne.mediaone.net/pgp/brett.pgp<BR>_______________________________________________<BR>Quattro mailing list Quattro@audifans.com<BR>To remove yourself, change to digest mode, or temporarily stop delivery<BR>please visit the web interface at<BR>http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/quattro</BLOCKQUOTE><BR><BR>Todd Phenneger<br> 83' ur-q (awaiting a 20vt)<br> 84' 4ktq fun but I'm sick of CIS.<p><br><hr size=1><b>Do You Yahoo!?</b><br>
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