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Old 03-20-2003, 02:42 PM   #1
ripGTS
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Default Broken Exhaust boost problem?

I hit a big pot hole yesterday and i no there is a big leak somewhere around the Downpipe area

Now the car does not want to go to full boost i have a Vishnu STG2 instead of 17psi the car chokes and stays around 14/15psi

it does not want to get boost at WOT


it started as soon as the leak started so im pretty sure that is

but just to make sure i though id ask
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Old 03-20-2003, 03:19 PM   #2
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Are you sure your up-pipe didn't crack? A leak after the turbo would not effect boost. But if the pot hole caused the up pipe to crack a flange it would cause the type of problems that you are having.

I would bet that it's the flange that connects to the exhaust manifold.
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Old 03-21-2003, 09:48 AM   #3
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It does not seem to be coming from there the leak sounds like its in the middle of the car


i listened to the leak its no coming from the engine bay
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