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Old 05-09-2013, 11:19 AM   #1
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SPA wastegate with SPA 5250 turbo. Need WG Spring.

ok guys so im getting really close to done with my kit. i need a couple things here and there.

What size spring does the SPA wastegate come with stock? 8?

where would i get a different one? i want to run probably about 12 lbs to get ~220 whp



also when im done installing my kit can i drive it down untuned to the tuners as long as i try not to go into boost?


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Old 05-09-2013, 01:41 PM   #2
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no you need a base tune to even start it up with the new injectors and different things. I had my car towed many a times to shops to get shit welded or whatever and told them do NOT start my car yet
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it probably is a little different with a built motor...
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no its not. just b/c your engine is built it doesnt mean your ecu knows it has different size injectors and maf housing
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hmmm so i guess ill be using a dolly.


Does anyone know anything about the spring???
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Use a boost controller ;) 8 psi is gone be the least boost u will see if u crank up the boost controller the boost is gonna rise


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hmmm so i guess ill be using a dolly.


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^^^^what he said. Use a boost controller. I had both a manual bc and an electric boost controller. The ebc from Turbosmart worked awsome. You'll be able to crank it up. Atleast double the spring installed. Also I have a new SPA waste gate that came with the 5250 turbo kit. I never used it. Went with the evo and then the Tial. Let me know if you want it. $25 plus the Shipping.
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that's a fantastic deal for a wg
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