I think Doug is going to run his car on the dyno with the Uni stg2. I tried to flash mine last night with my Uni connect cable and it says my account is no longer active! So until that gets fix I can’t run the tests on my car.Can you update us on how the unitronic stage 2 tune is with yall's new turbo?
Alright cool. I am curious as to how boost feels and the curve on the dyno.I think Doug is going to run his car on the dyno with the Uni stg2. I tried to flash mine last night with my Uni connect cable and it says my account is no longer active! So until that gets fix I can’t run the tests on my car.
Great, so people who do proper mechanical repairs are now to blame for destroying our world. Give me a break. You probably reuse stretch bolts too because "eco-friendly".I 'm opposite to you.I'm a fan of recycling.
We have really to stop consuming our planet need it.
mars2 brings up a couple relevant dynamics taking place in the aftermarket. First, there will always be people who want to source their own parts to cobble together a unique turbo. Is it cheaper than buying something complete and ready for use? Probably not, but the unique-factor has a value for some folks.CHRA is 118.48 Pound not 265 or we don't see the same thing? So 118 is today 150USD
So for me it's only
150 and 180 (90+90) that you really need. so 330. Sorry I forgot the freight.
Any way my point was not to fight with you. I just wanted to leave an other option for some who might be intrested.
I like a lot the K04 Ebay turbo thread on the B8 forum and I invite you to read it.
I went myself a different road doing a IHI hybrid thats is not far from a K04 by just implementing in it a RS7 wheel on a B8 CHRA and Manifold. Giving without tune 278G/S ( I'm still on my stage 2 for oem turbo, My tuner is too busy at te moment)As the values of the B8 continue to dwindle, and CAEB engines continue to explode left and right, the community at large is faced with the ultimate dilemma of either getting rid of their car for something better, or dumping thousands into their car to make it faster and do it right. With that in...www.audizine.com
I do respect that you went a different way and feel it very intresting.
Have you managed to look at your stock turbo to check on this?We've heard from more than one potential customer that the wastegates on the OEM turbos "rattle". They pointed me to this video:
The person on the video is demonstrating a "fix" for the slop in the actuator rod/wastegate arm assembly. But rather than a clip to hold things together more firmly, there should be spring tension on that wastegate arm. The turbo in the video clearly does not have any spring preload applied to the wastegate valve (flapper). It spins loosely. How common is this fault? Our own turbos have a different actuator rod design that has an adjustable clevis, but nevertheless it's not common for our customers to have to re-tighten the preload over time.
Bottom line, that clip being shown in the video isn't fixing the underlying problem. A lack of preload on the wastegate valve will kill the turbo's responsiveness.
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