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Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:00 pm 
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Ok...i have a cheap EBay wastegate and im gunna bolt it up and try it while im running my car on the dyno and playing around at home while i save for a tial 'gate. It 'apparently' has a 12psi spring in it. It has 2 fittings on the top, and one on the side. How should i plumb it up in regards to the boost line?
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Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:13 pm 
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oh yeah, it has a 12psi spring and i intend to run 12psi or whatever i get after the pressure drop through the cooler
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Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:26 am 
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bottom line to boost source, top to atmo.
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Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 9:51 pm 
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cheers, i was fairly sure thats what it was. Do you know what thread is in it so i know what fitting to ask the guy at the speed shop for? The fitting that screws into it so i can fit the line? Im lazy and cant be bothered jacking the car up tonight?
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Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:05 pm 
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normally gates have 1/8 NPT

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:22 pm 
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thanks guys
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Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:10 pm 
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Have you got one of those MONSTA gates? I got one of those and was like "WTF?" when I saw 2 holes in the top. Ones a standard size and the other is much smaller for some reason.
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Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2007 3:29 pm 
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Whats ATMO or where do you plumb the top fitting of wastegate to? thanks

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2007 6:31 pm 
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atmo-atmosphere

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2007 9:22 pm 
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That makes sense lol thanks!

 

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