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Forge 007p fitting

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Daggerz, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. Daggerz

    Daggerz New Member

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    Hi ive read on here that you can fit an 007p in reverse. Is this true and what will it actually do. Thanks.
     
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  3. Daggerz

    Daggerz New Member

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    Anyone please?
     
  4. Alex C

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    apparently it works but i think i have seen a dyno run with it set up the wrong way round and it was a bit erratic, fitting it the correct way cured it i think. People fit them in reverse because it allegedly makes a louder tsht on lift off... Might as well get it right first time around IMO
     
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    Daggerz New Member

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    Oh ok thanks mate, im just wondering cos ive just bought one and was just wondering.
     
  6. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Yup just fit it the same way as your standard dv as its a pile of poo about it sounding better, i got a slight chink noise on let off when i reversed it, and if youv got a standard airbox then i doubt youl hear anything anyway. Good choice with the 007p (there is no choice really lol)
     
  7. shabba168

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    Fit it the right way round otherwise what do it's job right.
     
  8. MitchA3

    MitchA3 New Member

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    What about the Bailey DV30 which is also self adjusting so no messing with springs after maps
     
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    They use a spring like most of the other aftermarket so are not self adjusting... the 007p is designed to be 'tuned' whereas the Bailey DV30 is what it is... maybe its spring is similar in stiffness to the Forge yellow spring which is normally the run to run on stage 1/2 remaps but self adjusting? nah...

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  10. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    I had a bailys dv26 which is the one for 1.8t and it sounded good but was **** at holding back the boost, always leaking, and overfueling as a result. 007p is the best.
     
  11. lnewland

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    The dv26 is an atmospheric valve though where as the 007 is a recirc
     
  12. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Correct dude, the guy was saying what about a dv30 so i enlightened about my exsperiance with the dv26. Is the bailys dv30 recirc then?
     
  13. Gops

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    I'm considering the 008! Seen a few on eBay but I'm not sure if it's £40 better then the 007p? But surely the 007p will mKe the difference over stock
     
  14. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Save your doh and buy a 007p, only real reason to upgrade your dv would be if its broke, or your remapping. The dv does nothing in increasing bhp just forge 007ps hold more pressure and are alot more reliable.
     
  15. A3Tom

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    Yep. I only fitted mine because my old one had split. The 007 is the one to get, fit it correctly and then forget about it :)
     
  16. Sam_

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    They sound naff in reverse.
     
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    My wifes car has the 007p fitted mine is oem, no difference. However, ill swap them over when i get mine mapped.

    DC
     
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    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Could anyone tell me what happens if the wrong spring is in place? I have a non remaped 1.8t with a 007p with a yellow spring, i have no problems of what i know of, is there any noise to listen for or would the car be jumpy or sumthyn? Thanks all.
     
  19. Smokey_clark

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    If the spring is too stiff/hard it will be harder for the vac pressure to open the valve which would cause chatter/flutter and damage your turbo. Too soft/weak and fitted the correct way will mean your boost pressure is too high and would open the valve when you don't want it to causing boost leak. When fitted in reverse, the boost pressure acts on the side of the piston so spring choice is kinda irrelevant and its just best to have the weakest spring so DV operation is nice and smooth.
     
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    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    I did have a red spring that felt softer than my yellow spring? Had it in for a while with no probs and then done a service and checked the dv over to give it abit of a grease up and found the spring was wearing away? Put my yellow back in and all seems fine. Need new intercooler pipes now though as i defintly have a boost leak!
     
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    I am running a yellow spring on a stock 180bhp engine. Works perfectly, it's ready for a remap but isn't causing any issues at all as it is.
     
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    I had the Forge 007p fitted in reverse. I did this because all i had was a green cotton panel filter so i wanted better dv noise. I spoke with the Forge technical team about this and they said it does NOT affect performance. The only difference is the sound as it gives a loud chirp sound. But if you have a cone filter i would recommend fitting it the correct way as the 'whoosh' would definitely be there!
     

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