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    mattyboy199's Avatar
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    Down on power ?

    Right guys i have a feeling i may be down on power.

    My S3 is almost 5 years old. I ve heard replacing the DV can restore power if faulty ? it being 5 years is it fair to say its been used would this have a wear & tear affect on it ?. Also is there an alternative replacement which will perform better ?.

    I ve considered replacing the N75 valve for a J type i ve heard larger boost is capable would this work on a standard bam engine ? how much do these cost ?

    As far as i m aware there is fault codes, the turbo does have a high pitch which i ve read means theres a leak in the system or something else is wrong.

    Any advice would be great.

    2002 Dolphin grey S3 - Sym2+bose, heated leather, ally mirrors, R32 ARB's with superpro, Jabba stage 2 map, TFSI coils, Samco TIP, Forge DV & privacy glass

    2010 Green Kawasaki Ninja ZX6R - Akrapovic baffleless race can, LED cluster & HID's

    wanted for 8L S3:
    Unmarked grey rear bumper panel
    Milltek system

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    Youre Dethpicable!!

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    London....Relocated to the Mid East
    can't really help much here, BUT, I had a boost leak a lil while back (due to IC hoses not being connected properly) they only thing I can say is check your IC hoses if you can? And even then I’ve got no idea if it’ll change anything
    2002 S3 BAM | Jabba Re-Map | Uprated Haldex | Koni adjustable coilovers | Neuspeed ARBs | Powerflex Bushes | ECS tie-bars | Dog bone | Eibach spacers | TTDA | T'Dynamics DV | Dieselgeek short shift | Toyos | MIJ Custom Exhaust | Sound system | Security Tints |

    Audi S3-BAM



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