Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2002 14:43:05 +0000 From: danny <dannynopsamia-esprezzo.com> Subject: Re: 9000...how far can I push the boost?
joe wrote: > I'm on my 2nd 9000 turbo, it has 207,000 miles on it...lovely, black, great > interior, aero rims-$2450!. Taking into consideration: new water pump, new > alternator, new timing chain, new DI cassette, rebuit auto tranny, good > sensors, blah blah blah. Does anyone think I would be stupid for tweaking > to get more boost for an occasional rush. i.e. wastegate linkage, computer > adjustment, and maybe even putting in a manual adjust boost valve? I mean, > this is my daily car and I don't look to blow it up, but I tried disarming > the wastegate as a test and there is a monster waiting for me.....any > comments???? > > -Warren. Be careful about putting more power through an auto box - probably the weakest link in the drivetrain. -- Regards, Danny http://www.gaggia-espresso.com (a purely hobby site) http://www.dannyscoffee.com (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply