waste gate? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-03-2006, 08:47 PM
Moderator
 

Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Athens Illinois
Posts: 578
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to 00powerstrokin
waste gate?

at what boost psi does the factory waste gate open on a 7.3?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 08-03-2006, 09:12 PM
Banned
 

Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: central coast, california
Posts: 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
thats not a simple question....it depends on load, speed, trans position, and many other variables. Boost isnt the only thing that affects wastegate operation.....
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 08-04-2006, 08:14 PM
LTJDS
 

Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Miami
Posts: 553
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Talking Ok ,

Marc is correct as always, BUT for a general idea I have been told that the WASTEGATE (oem) that is . opens at 1/2 of what would be considered as your peak Boost allowed, or obtainable. ex. OEM Boost peak 24-25 PSI, meaning that the OEM wastegate STARTS to open in this ex at 12-13 PSI.
It continues to open progressively more and more as boost level peaks.
This is not a specific example that can be applied to all wastegate operations, but how the wastegate functions in the specific enviroment used in this example. I don't mean to be confusing, maybe this example helps a little. If I can stand corrected please may others correct or clarify my post. This is how it has been explained to me. GOOD LUCK
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors