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Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 17:59:23 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: EGR Valve


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 :) Paul

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