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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Bullys3, Aug 5, 2013.

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    [Aug 5, 2013]
    How does the forge blow off adapter work with out throwing up engine management light?
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    Don't worry about it just by not buying/fitting one.

    As far as I know there is nothing measuring the air flow after the DV. It joins in with the current airflow from the intake and adds to the turbo so its a bonus really having it as well as the intake airflow no?
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    +1. huge waste of time, **** sound.

    Intake is the way forward.
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    So how do they work then why no lights on the dash if it goes to atmosphere not recirc? And they are a waste also?
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    In a nutshell that air is un metered air. The cars already seen it and its pushing the air up the re-circ back to the turbo.

    The re-circ is supposed to keep the turbo spooled between gear changes etc, You may cause a little richness but hardly anything from putting one in, if anything a little more lag.

    Honestly, I love forge, but it's poop. I GAVE mine away I thought it was that bad.

    Revo did release an A4 sheet explaining about this Forge Spacer.

    I seem to remember someone saying it was like cutting a slit in your boost pipe.
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    Ok thanks for the info, won't be getting one now you seem or heard anything about them DV+ adapters?
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    Nah i run the Forge BOV/Re-circ DV.

    Which incidentally in BOV mode i suppose is roughly similar, but in Re-circ mode, brilliant.

    Most run the Rev D, it runs fine.
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    I've got that already but heard stories of the piston snapping and falling off so didn't know what to put on in its place!
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    The only thing to change it too would be the forge DV
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