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

in article bpb21v$1nbiq3$, **-** at wrote on 17/11/2003 17:55: > > "MeatballTurbo" <> wrote in message > >> In article <>, >> 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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