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    Can anyone recommend somewhere close to Sheffield for smoke/boost test

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    as per title does anyone know of a reputable specialist to do a boost /smoke test near Sheffield Rotherham area As I think I may have a leak as it seems louder under boost and less power than it was,sure It is no me getting used to it as sometimes it seems ok but a lot of the time it does not feel as punchy

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    I was going to ask the same question mate as I was wanting to get one done also. I'm gonna have a look round and try find one. Let me know if you find anywhere good. Where abouts you from?

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    Have you tried Statller? They are on Attercliffe road in Sheffield, a lot of guys use them for tuning and although a Porsche specialist they also are very knowledgeable on all things VAG
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    To check the boost cuircuit is quite easy. But a full smoke test is a bit more of a pain.
    I checked mine myself and found a couple of leaks at joiners . sorted them and the car felt miles better.
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    How did you do it yourself out of curiosity ? what did you use ?

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    Presurise the boost circuit by disconnecting the boost pipe from the end of the hard boost pipe. plug it up. Remove the hose from the throttle body and fit a plug with a tyre valve. Pump the system upto 2 bar max and use a spray bottle with soapy water in to find the leaks.
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    Cheers for that will try them as I work Sheffield live just of M18 j1 if they are used to them a standard boost test will probably do the trick
    Then it was just I was reading abouth the smoke test on here

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    my mate works at JP autotech swallownest and does these i believe.... ask for James
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