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Told To Remove DV

Craig Cull Jan 29, 2012

  1. Craig Cull

    Craig Cull Well-Known Member

    Hi all, my mates says I should remove the
    Forge spacer from my 2.0tfsi as they loose boost,
    Is this true?? Not really noticed owt different
    To be honest??
  2. chrisa4quat

    chrisa4quat Active Member

    I think it's just because it dumps in to the atmosphere. I dont know if you lose any tbh. I don't think I have. Forge wouldn't make them if they were a problem surely!
  3. Marrow

    Marrow Member

    I ran one for about 18 months took it off as when I fitted induction kit the noise was a little too much for me I didnt have any problems and noticed no difference in performance with or with out it.
    The theroy is that you losse a small amount of boost as our systems are supossed to be closed sysyems and the spacer breaks that sealed system and dumps a small amount of boost pressure to atmosphere hence the noise which is why I guess the garage is telling you to remove it !?!
    Some one more techincally minded may be able to tell you more or correct me on this though ?
  4. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    on my stage 3 a4
    it didnt loose any boost it was checked on the RR when we couldnt find a boost leak

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