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boost problem dooing my head in

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by johncraig, Dec 15, 2013.

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    i have a 97 a3 1.8t the turbo blew last week so put another one on the problem is it wont boost past 4 psi my old turbo done this too when i took the n75 off it boost to 10psi no problem i never wanted to push it any more but know it could go more
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    My mate had a boost problem and thought it was the turbo on his golf R. Ended up changing the intercooler and it's all up and running now with full boost.
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    will try that thanks i know there is oil in it from when my turbo blew
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    His car was in the workshop for about a week to try and figure out the problem. Worth checking it out. Hope you get it sorted soon :)
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    How'd you go man?
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