Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 18:15:33 -0000
From: "**-**" <m.faulksnopsamternet.com>
Subject: Re: EGR Valve


"Paul Halliday" <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:BBDEBCFB.B15E%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk... > in article bpb21v$1nbiq3$1nopsam99813.news.uni-berlin.de, **-** at > m.faulksnopsamternet.com wrote on 17/11/2003 17:55: > > > > > "MeatballTurbo" <carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com> wrote in message > > news:MPG.1a22aa294c8e980c989c70nopsam.cis.dfn.de... > >> In article <BBDE3C27.B145%pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>, pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk > >> says... > >>> > >>> How is yours disabled, or did Malbrad remove it completely? > >> > >> Mine is left as is, but it was one of their recommends while he was > >> giving the car a look over. > > > > Dump the EGR in a turbo'd car it doesn't help feeding hot exhaust gas back > > in to the inlet. You'll need to make a plate up to bolt over the hole in the > > inlet manifold and plug the hole in the exhaust manifold with a bolt. Then > > cap the vacuum line from the TB to the valve on the inlet manifold between > > 3&4. Job done. Worth about 2bhp at 3200rpm on mine and it 'feels' a lot > > better throughout the rev range. > > My mechanics will be doing this next week when the car goes in for a couple > of other things. Thanks for the advice. > > All 2 BHP, eh? Should I inform my insurance company :) ;-) Well depends what other mods you've got on yours. With 650degrees EGT and running 1.8bar of boost every little bit you can do to stop the Inlet temps rising helps, and the EGR weighs over a kilo. Matt > > Paul >

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