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Old 08-06-2003, 05:45 PM   #1
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So I was misinformed about my VF34, it apparently has around an 8psi wastegate spring, not the 4psi i was told it had. I really don't wanna run that much boost, especially while i'm still working all the install kinks and everything out. What are my options here? An external wastegate or something?
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how do you know it has an 8psi spring? you would think you would listen to the guy who used the turbo?
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If you back off the adjustment on the actuator arm, you can jerry rig it to run less boost. Otherwise your only other options are getting a different actuator or running an external wastegate. Might want to check if a WRX wastegate actuator will work, it would be easier and cheaper than going with a divorced wastegate.

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being the turbo n00b that I am, I do actually have the lower wastegate that I need. I got a little worried over nothing.
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being the turbo n00b that I am, I do actually have the lower wastegate that I need. I got a little worried over nothing.
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Old 08-07-2003, 09:35 PM   #6
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I would suggest, taking the "C" clip off and undo the actuator arm from the wastegate flap. That way you will run no boost until you are completely satisfied with everything working properly.

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