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Originally Posted by jimtweet View Post
i have a wastegate dump from fabspeed on the car, and realized the last few times i have driven the car the wastegate has not been opening,...boost has never went above .8bar (assuming there is some sort of safety thing so motor doesnt blow)
If your wastgate isn't opening, then you would overboost beyond .8 bar and the overboost protection circuits would kick in and shut down the engine. On the flip side, if your WG was leaking or stuck open, you would not be able to reach .8 bar.
Sounds to me like your WG is working just fine.
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