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Boost leak test

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by bengal, Oct 24, 2010.

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    Hi all this has probably been covered before but i want to know if you can really do a boost leak test with a foot pump has anyone done a test this way as i dont want to be wasting my time and legs trying to pump air into my intake in vain lol. I dont have access to a compressor at the moment so i cant do it that way. Thanks for reading.
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    I think it would take forever with a foot pump...lol, and if you had a leak you would never get it pressured up
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    Yeah thats what im thinking iv even seen suggestions to use a bike pump but needless to say i wouldnt even go there lol. Thanks for the reply though.
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    Take it to any kind of specialised garage and they will smoke test, only cost 30 gold coins when I got mine done
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    I never thought of that and thats cheap too ill have a ring around thanks
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