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Old 05-15-2006, 02:21 AM
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What will Happen if you pinch off the line going to the wastgate.



I have a 2000 audi a4 1.8t

A friend tells me that i will gain boost.

i think i know the pros but what are the cons to doing this??
 
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Old 12-02-2006, 03:21 AM
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Default RE: curious???

uh, the wastegate wont open...and your turbo will have a meltdown
 
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Old 12-02-2006, 07:35 PM
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youll be running straight boost, and if your not super careful, there will be pistons flying out your hood :P
 
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Old 01-27-2007, 05:21 PM
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ORIGINAL: TommyL

youll be running straight boost, and if your not super careful, there will be pistons flying out your hood :P
sounds like a good idea........ you should do it. lol
 
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Old 01-27-2007, 09:05 PM
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I'm not an expert by any means, but your wastegate regulates the amount of pressure (boost) it adds to your intake. If you eliminate it, your turbo will make TOO much boost, and bad things will happen...
I'd do a little reading/learning/googling on what the wastegate does if you're curious...
 
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