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Old 08-07-2007, 10:50 AM   #63
Ted B
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Originally Posted by sporadic View Post
I hit just under 10psi (9.5 I'm assuming) in gears 1-3!
It takes up to 4k rpm or so to get there, so I'm still scratching my head about that.
I figured I'd hit full boost much lower, perhaps as low as 2k rpm.
Maybe the Tbird guys will chime in here.
Taking until ~4k rpm to get 10psi indicates something isn't right. This would be fine for a GT3071R, but not the tiny T-bird IHI.

I suspect you have a leak, possibly at the WG. If so, you're losing a great deal of turbo efficiency.
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