Date: Sat, 21 Aug 1999 00:08:06 -0400
From: "Eric R. Sterbenz" <ericnopsamth.com>
Subject: Re: Boost Pressure


--------------0464D6AA973A99D915E303D9 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Nino, If you boost is inconsistent under similar circumstances, you might have a flakey APC boost valve (the little vacuum valve with three vacuum lines going to the turbo). Try replacing that. Some posts have indicated that sometimes these go bad. Nino wrote: > I bought a 1996 900S Turbo about 3 months ago. I have noticed that, > under full acceleration in 3rd gear, that the boost gage goes slightly > into the red only some of the time. Other times it is only half way > into the orange. There is a big difference in acceleration between > these two modes. It seems to be a haphazard occurence but I only get > the full boost maybe 20% of the time. Is this normal or is there any > adjustment that can be made? I have been using the same fuel (92 > octane) and ambient temepratures are about the same. Good Luck, -- E.R. Sterbenz ericnopsamth.com --------------0464D6AA973A99D915E303D9 Content-Type: text/html; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit <!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> <body bgcolor="#FFFFFF"> Nino, <p>If you boost is inconsistent under similar circumstances, you might have a flakey APC boost valve (the little vacuum valve with three vacuum lines going to the turbo).  Try replacing that.  Some posts have indicated that sometimes these go bad. <p>Nino wrote: <blockquote TYPE=CITE><style></style> <font size=-1>I bought a 1996 900S Turbo about 3 months ago. I have noticed that, under full acceleration in 3rd gear, that the boost gage goes slightly into the red only some of the time. Other times it is only half way into the orange. There is a big difference in acceleration between these two modes. It seems to be a haphazard occurence but I only get the full boost maybe 20% of the time. Is this normal or is there any adjustment that can be made? I have been using the same fuel (92 octane) and ambient temepratures are about the same.</font></blockquote> <p><br>Good Luck, <br>-- <br>E.R. Sterbenz <br>ericnopsamth.com <br>  </body> </html> --------------0464D6AA973A99D915E303D9--

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