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Old 02-13-2008, 06:17 PM   #1
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focus diesel dump valve

here goes,
i am thinking of purchasing a dump valve for my tddi focus but i've heard that its hard to fit dump valves on diesel any1 know about these?


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You mean like a blowoff valve?

I can't think of any reason why it'd be any more difficult than fitting one on a turbocharged gasoline engine
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I cant see it being any different than putting one on any other car with Forced Induction.
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hmm i wish i could help.

and some FI cars cant have BOVs. as my audi. it can only have a DV. the compression ratio doesnt allow a BOV
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if im correct, deisels dont have a throttle plate, and a dump valve is completely pointless because there is nothing to trap the air between the turbo and the engine.
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