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Old 10-12-2012, 12:24 PM   #11
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Just took the cover off of mine and found that the port is NOT there. You might be better off plugging it on yours.

Thanks! What the dealer is going to swap to! In the process of fixing. Thanks for the pic!!
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:27 PM   #12
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:29 PM   #13
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Ahh just deciding to cap the port is pretty stupid. You have not one single idea of what it is for, but just block it off anyway. Plain stupid IMO.
When you screw up stuff ,and the warranty is NOT going to cover it.. I'll laugh.
If the thing was a problem, but you did not mess with it.. then actually no problem, you still had a warranty. As is, your are screwing yourself with foolish behavior.
If you actually KNEW what it was doing.. But you DO NOT. [bootyshak
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people are hostile today,gees.lol
Sorry all I did not mean to come across as a DH but "Elizabeth's" comments rubbed me wrong this morning.

I cannot see the logic in leaving something open to the turbo impellers that should be closed even if it is a short drive to the dealer.

But behind me now
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Old 10-12-2012, 05:00 PM   #14
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This is making me want to run out and take a peek at mine......
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Old 10-12-2012, 05:27 PM   #15
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So, are the X's in airforceixi's pic supposed to mean "don't install port here" or "drill here to install port"?

Shineboy was deprived of his X's, so perhaps the port installer didn't get waved off.

Perhaps we need the ghost of Henry Ford to come back and explain how cars can be made affordable for the masses by using an assembly line to mass produce them from identical, interchangeable parts, rather than hand-craft each one individually.
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:41 PM   #16
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I was a bit over the top myself.
Just mentioning changing something not sure about on a brand new car, with a warranty is not a good idea.
Say it caused some malfunction and overheated the turbo..
Who would pay?
Not that you were wrong, just being careful considering a warranty is what I ment to suggest.
What iwrote?? well forgeddaboudit..
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Say it caused some malfunction and overheated the turbo..
Its obviously not a water or oil line and, is a pre-turbo opening...The only way that a turbo would over heat is if, you failed to have adequate water or oil going to it. If that port was post turbo, it would kill the turbo eventually because, the shaft speed would be way off of the top right of the map. Yet, it wouldn't over heat the turbo.

Its also a SD car meaning, there is no metered air. The car would run fine with the intercooler completely missing.
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Old 10-12-2012, 08:20 PM   #18
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Its obviously not a water or oil line and, is a pre-turbo opening...The only way that a turbo would over heat is if, you failed to have adequate water or oil going to it. If that port was post turbo, it would kill the turbo eventually because, the shaft speed would be way off of the top right of the map. Yet, it wouldn't over heat the turbo.

Its also a SD car meaning, there is no metered air. The car would run fine with the intercooler completely missing.
It is equivalent to a vaccum leak on the intake side, nothing to to do with oil, water or the intercooler.

After to correct tube was installed buy the dealer... no port boost went from ~12.5 to ~19

The intake air is metered but you cannot see it in the pic
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Old 10-12-2012, 08:25 PM   #19
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After contacting the dealer, looking at part diagram which was the same as someone posted (thanks!) they swapped it out with another car on the lot that had the right one (portless), ordered the correct one for the one on the lot.

Runs a lot better, boost went from ~12.5 to ~19lbs but best of all problem solved. Thanks for the help!
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:31 PM   #20
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So what car does it belong on then? This is weird.
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