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    FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    Hi guys,

    Anyone know the best way to unscrew the top of the valve without scratching it?

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

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    Hi guys,

    Anyone know the best way to unscrew the top of the valve without scratching it?

    Cheers

    AL

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    Al,

    You should be able to do it with your hand... May be a bit tight but should give. Try using a damp cloth over it to gtip is a bit better.

    Rich

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    Tried it by hand Rich, and its way to tight.

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

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    Tried it by hand Rich, and its way to tight.

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    D'oH! You could try some penetrating oil on it to see if it can work its way in and make it easier to undo!?

    Rich

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    Thats an idea.

    Its a stupid design when you think about it. It obviously needs to be tight, but a cylinder shape doesn't help undoing it. Should have been hexagonal or something, then two adjustable spanners could be used! :-)

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

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    Thats an idea.

    Its a stupid design when you think about it. It obviously needs to be tight, but a cylinder shape doesn't help undoing it. Should have been hexagonal or something, then two adjustable spanners could be used! :-)

    AL

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    It is a little. Or use small sbrews round the endge to clamp it down instead of screw one.

    Rich

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    Well, I do have a DV006 as well, which uses bolts to keep the two halves together - only problem is its a big chunky thing, and I like the small neatness of the 007.

    PS: Tried to PM you but your inbox is full. So I'll ask here...do you know what the standard boost pressure should be for the S3 225? In PSI.

    I've ordered the spring tuning kit from forge you see, so I'll be playing around with the different springs soon.

    Cheers

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    about 0.9 bar IIRC so around 12 Psi

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    What he said! ^^^ Its either 0.8 or 0.9 bar...between 12 and 13psi

    Rich

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    Cheers. That means the green spring then, when it arrives.

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    Hi al

    Try a pair of rubber gloves thats what i used.

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    Cheers Andy. Good idea.

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    What colour spring should be used with a remapped S3?
    (could be useful if I can remember where I put them!)

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    All depends on what boost the car is producing...here is a link to the forge recommendations....

    http://www.forgemotorsport.co.uk/con...roduct=FMDVTUN

    AL

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    Rubber gloves worked. Thing is, it already has a green spring in. So didn't really need the DV tuning kit with extra springs. Ah well only a tenner.

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    At least yours was tight AL, mine kept on bloody unscrewing itself, meaing a drop off in boost. I ended up putting a bit of locktight on the thread in the end.

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    Re: FMCL007P DV unscrewing

    I'll have to keep an eye on it then now I've undone it. Thanks for letting me know Paul.

 

 

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