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Old 03-23-2010, 01:37 PM
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please help!! could tear in IC boot lose all boost pres??

ok i know i had about an inch long tear in my IC boot on the upper IC pipe on the foil side. driving home one night and didnt hear pop but lost almost all boost pressure and truck makes loud boost leak noise. could that tear lose that much psi?? or am i lookin at a pedestal o ring out? please help!. btw i have new boots&clamps coming from riffraff diesel.THANK YOU!
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Yes, a one inch tear is sufficient to completely kill you boost. The boots are pliable, so when the pressure increases, the hole will open up. Pedestal o-rings have nothing to do with boost - they will leak oil when they are out.
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Yes, a one inch tear is sufficient to completely kill you boost. The boots are pliable, so when the pressure increases, the hole will open up. Pedestal o-rings have nothing to do with boost - they will leak oil when they are out.
agreed ,
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Old 03-23-2010, 07:00 PM
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Cool thank you guys so much for the quick answer.
Now all I'm waitin on is the postal service ! Here's a side question... How do you feel about the plenum inserts?
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