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Old 11-16-2012, 12:13 PM   #21
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2006 wrx


Originally Posted by guroove View Post
Correct me if you think I'm out of line for thinking this, but when someone pays $1400 for a turbo, they should be able to run a level of boost they, or the tuner feels comfortable with, shouldn't they?

My problem was two-fold: 1) the actuator was opening at a much higher psi than specified, and 2) the specified psi was higher than both I and my tuner were comfortable with.

This is why I wanted to purchase a different actuator. I wanted a 9 psi or 11 psi actuator so my tuner could create a low pressure break-in map. The old 18g had a 9 psi actuator, so it seemed reasonable to me that an 11 psi actuator on a similar turbo would not be too outrageous of a request.
Very true you paid good money for a product, "CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS RIGHT" a saying thats been around for some time now.
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