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I think mine is type 145 (if that makes sense) . Bit hard to get at now.
The springs ; in the early days when I was struggling with a bunch of problems, including the ubiquitous excessive fuel dump, I had a series of springs made for the WUR. These were to replace the base boost dump spring. They were made in a series of harder pressures to compress the spring. The working length of the spring is about 11mm. In other words the approx 2" long spring compresses to around 1/2" in the WUR. It takes a certain amount of force to compress to this point (about 3kg stock spring). I had a bunch made progressing to 5+kg. A slightly heavier wire grade will do it. There are a bunch of calcs you can do depending on the wire - the length of wire is one factor. Anyway - I think you are right. It did not seem to control the boost dump very well. I then deviated off to the Digi WUR /UT path for a few years until they got junked. Then I got to physically restricting the travel of the boost diaphragm - fitted a screw in the base of the WUR and that is where I am back to now. I can apply the 0.8bar boost pressure on the WUR and with CIS gauge set up can adjust the screw to allow a max CP drop.
My current settings (as of y/day) are WP 3.4 bar, boost CP 2.7bar. The factory specs are 3.6/2.9. I have installed the stock spring again. Not sure why I was getting such a massive boost drop. All I can do is try it out and adjust from there. Trying to work out if I can sneak out on the hway rather than waste a day getting to the track for 10 mins of data. With the race livery and zork it is somewhat conspicuous.
As for the max flow, Brian raises an interesting Q when asking how determined. Would be interesting to see what he does. But AFAIK the airplate does not fully open at WOT. So I am not sure fully depressing the airplate gets you the actual max flow . I have sketched out what I think happens in this respect. So the trick is to know if the slits are fully uncovered by the metering edge of the piston. I recall some early threads on this topic where pioneers were trying to uncover more of the slit. Which is what I think the airplate cone was about. And the drop in CP at boost is trying to do the same.
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Alan
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