[s-cars] Could it be the GP RS2 turbos are "over" spec?

James Murray (QB/EMC) james.murray at ericsson.com
Fri Jul 2 11:27:13 EDT 2004

Have you thought of installing an oil catch can to prevent this? Seems like a cool "gear head" thing to do and it's functional... anyone else done this?



Cheers, /JaMu.

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[mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com]On Behalf Of Dave Forgie
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Subject: Re: [s-cars] Could it be the GP RS2 turbos are "over" spec?

Dave:  I am running the belly pan (I wasn't when the RS2 goodies went
on).  However, I did want to wash out the IC because of concerns about
an oil film on the inside (I seemed to have a lot of oil in the old
Michelin Man hose). BUT, my mechanic said "it was fine" and didn't do
it.  Now I am not sure and may have to go in there myself and remove the
intercooler and wash it out to eliminate it from the list of usual
suspects.  Dave F.

Djdawson2 at aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 7/2/2004 12:14:36 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
> forgied at direct.ca writes: There must be a problem and I have to find
> the solution.   Dave F.
> Yes, I agree... as my car has been all around that area, Whistler
> included, and I never experienced problems.  It appears that our cars
> have the same mods as well.  You may want to check the airflow to your
> IC, and if you don't have the lower pan, create a duct to make sure
> the air is forced through the IC.  That proved to be one local listers
> issue... as high intake temps will create problems.
> Good luck,
> Dave
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