View Single Post
RarlyL8 RarlyL8 is offline
Crotchety Old Bastard
 
RarlyL8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Huntsville, AL
Posts: 12,690
Garage
The blow-off valve prevents backpressure pulses from damaging the turbocharger and related plumbing when you chop the throttle (off) while spooled up.
If you stay off boost you'll be OK, if not you risk a harmful situation.
__________________
RarlyL8 Motorsports / M&K Exhaust - 911/930 Exhaust Systems, Turbos, TiAL, CIS Mods/Rebuilds
'78 911SC Widebody, 930 engine, 915 Tranny, K27, SC Cams, RL8 Headers & GT3 Muffler. 350whp @ 0.75bar
Brian B. (256)536-9977 Service@MKExhaust Brian@RarlyL8
Old 01-29-2007, 06:53 AM
  Pelican Parts Technical Article Directory    Reply With Quote #3 (permalink)