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Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 5:52 pm 
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im nearly finished the turbo setup on my EL ghia and just want to make sure im putting all the silicone lines and so forth in the right spots.

so can someone tell me where they all run

i'll be running a bleed type boost controller,with an external wastegate and a bov.

thanks jb




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Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 6:22 pm 
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bov vacuum line runs to the plenum (anywhere after the throttle body)

boost controller & external gate into a t-peice there should be a vacuum peice coming out of the compressor housing, run the t-peice to that also.
Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 8:04 pm 
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hose to wastegate can either run to the turbo outlet or the plenum, i prefer the plenum, then it goes to the bleed valve, the other side of the bleed valve goes to the bottom port of the external wastegate.. this does vary with what type of boost controller you are using, if you have a boost `T` then this is correct, if you have a plain single conection bleed valve, then you need to put a t piece in the hose from the plenum to wastegate, and run it to the port on the bleed valve, with a single connection beeld screw you will most likely need a restrictor fitted to the feed hose before the `T` piece... most boost `T` type bleed valves have a restrictor built into them

the BOV needs a hose from the plenum... run seperate hoses to the plenum for boost control and bov



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