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Old 04-28-2017, 01:18 AM   #45
Short Bus
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Originally Posted by Cadubya View Post
For the K04 it's a turbo operating way out of its efficiency range. High boost + low efficiency = lots of heat.
So basically, ask your tuner to tune for peak efficiency according to the compressor map?


Regarding the weather strip, it looks like Modshack performed some tests...

http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39763

He sums it up by saying that it will reduce engine bay temps, bit not necessarily engine temps. So this doesn't look helpful, but maybe not harmful either.
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