Hi all finally got round to cleaning my manifold and egr today and blanking the egr off as I had to fix the slow wiper issue so thought would kill two birds with one stone,
Anyway removal went ok, manifold was caked with at least half inch of crud everywhere, egr was nearly full very little room for air to pass, so used a mixture of elbow grease panel wipe (closest thing to petrol I had) and hot water, got them both relatively clear, so refitted now I think ive fitted the plates correctly I put one either end of the pipe between egr and exhaust manifold, tightened everything up and refitted vac pipes took for a little spin and was very disappointed,
before I don't the work, car ran well and would take 2 seconds (with foot to floor) and turbo would kick in and boost like a bugger. Now it doesn't, its almost as if the turbo is boosting but very slowly, no big pull like there was before,
Knowing me ive probably done something wrong but thought id ask a little advice before ripping it all back off..