[Vwdiesel] PCV vents

Libbybapa at wmconnect.com Libbybapa at wmconnect.com
Thu May 25 10:31:36 EDT 2006

In a message dated 5/24/06 10:16:29 PM US Mountain Standard Time, 
bdecker001 at centurytel.net writes:

> By the way what is your EGT when you stay at 15lbs of boost for more
> than a few seconds. I ran a stock Jetta TD 1600 setup in a 1981 rabbit
> pickup and the most it would do is 9 to 10 lbs and if one was on a steep
> hill the pyrometer would tell me shortly to back out of the pump and shift
> down if I didn't want to fry some aluminum.

Higher boost does not cause higher EGT's.  Actually the reverse to a point.  
If intercooled, higher boost is a very effective way to lower EGT's.


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