Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2002 09:33:29 -0000
From: "SimonJ" <menopsam.com>
Subject: Re: 9000...how far can I push the boost?


"joe" <someonenopsamere.com> wrote in message news:zc_88.20554$Hb6.1823673nopsamread1.prod.itd.earthlink.net... > 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. > > Just be carefull not to splatter pedestrians with molten aluminium when the pistons get blown out of the exhaust.

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