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a3 1.8t boost

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Jay-a3, Apr 18, 2010.

  1. Jay-a3

    Jay-a3 Member

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    hi peeps, just fitted a boost gauge to my a3 1.8t. took it out for a spin and it boosts up to around 9 psi but the faster i got the boost needle starts to dropp. is this normal? i have had a look for a leak but nothing stands out to me.
    any thoughts?
    cheers
     
  2. Broken Byzan

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    Thats normal, the boost should fall off around 5k revs as the turbo is actualy quite small
     
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    yeah its normal... the little turbo just runs out of puff sadly..

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  4. Jay-a3

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    at least there's not a problem.I'm thinking of gettin it remapped would this damage the turbo if it's only a small one?I'd like it to pull abit more. any ideas on pricing and where to go?
     

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