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What is a anti-lag system?

AL_B May 14, 2003

  1. AL_B

    AL_B Well-Known Member

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    I heard this mentioned by Richard Burns during last weekends WRC round. Basically, he said the anti-lag system had failed, and he was having to slip the clutch to keep boost up.

    So, what is it?

    Do our VAG cars have a similar technolgy built into our ECU's to make the turbos spool up quickly? If so, do any of the tuners adjust this when re-mapping?

    Cheers

    AL

     
  2. RichA3Turbo

    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    IIRC its a way of keeping the tuerbo spun up on gear changes hence the big pops and bangs..

    Rich
     
  3. Administrators

    Administrators Administrator Staff Member Administrator Audi A4 TDi

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    Ah the sound of the anti lag on a cold winters morn in a distant Welsh forest......

    who's coming to the RAC this year then? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  4. Crafty

    Crafty Member

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    Im up for that!

    Meanwhile get WRC II for the PS2, whenit loads it has a recording of just that, music to my ears /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif


    Rally day at combe in August will be a good crack too.
     
  5. AL_B

    AL_B Well-Known Member

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    Cheers Crafty. A great summary. I knew my post was one for you!!

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif

    AL

     

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