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Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 08:50:02 +0000 (UTC)
From: "**_**" <m.faulksnopsamternet.com>
Subject: Re: My base boost probs: Thanks Paul H, Grunff and KeithG


"Paul Halliday" <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:BB147B97.6FF4%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk... > in article MPG.19581cb3979a2390989914nopsam.cis.dfn.de, MeatballTurbo at > carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com wrote on 16/06/2003 19:28: > > > Tonight, wrestled below the Dash, and through the speaker hole. > > > > Removed the two two hoses from the over boost fuel cutoff. > > > > Joined them directly. Left the electrical wiring on the cutoff for now. > > > > Started the engine, no hiss. > > > > Took it out for some welly. > > Was giving 1/4 yellow on the APC gauge, now giving 2/3-3/4 and holding > > solid. > > > > No annoying hiss, and sounds absolutley beautiful when the Bailey recirc > > dumps back, now I can hear it through the RaceX conefilter. > > > > Guess I should really go about getting base boost checked now, and doing > > a little APC tweaking. > > > > Not too much now, with no Overboost. > > Might see about linking the wiring tomorrow, see if that pushes me a > > little higher. > > > > Whoohoo. > > Yay! Good work. An easier job than you feared then. > It's probably a good idea to get an uprated wastegate actuator. I hear good > things about the Trent actuator. > > Don't get the FMAC900 from Forge though - it's for the NG900. When I bought > one, Forge said it was for all 900s and when I rang back informing them it > didn't fit, they said they don't make an FMAC900, despite it being on their > website. Grrr. Once I'm refunded, I'm getting a Trent actuator and disabling > the fuel over-pressure switch, which seems to want to cut in at lower > pressures than usual on uphill runs. I'm "putting up" with about 8 PSI at > the moment and want my boost spikes back :) > > Paul > Trent Acutator is just standard 0.5bar Garret Unit. Give Burton Power or any Garrett Dealer a ring and they'll sort you out with one for 50 - 60 quid. The FMAC900 Forge unit is made for the Mitsi Turbo's AFAIK. Cheers Matt

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