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Old 09-07-2009, 03:33 PM   #11
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Wastegate size is NOT based on Turbo Size.

It's based on volume of air, therefore a V8 with a larger displacement would need to be able to control that extra volume.
My comment came out all wrong.

But esentially you don't need a huge wastegate just because it's a v8.

You have to remember that a v8 is going to have a larger volume of exhaust, but it's also going to take in a larger volume of air.

Things like turbo size & engine mods & desired boost range will determine if you need a bigger wastegate to keep boost down.


For his setup the wastegate he is using should be more than fine & that is all that matters.
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