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post #1 of 17 Old 07-07-2008, 02:05 PM Thread Starter
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unlplug wastegate

when you unplug the wastegate do you just pull the red line off or what?

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yep but plug the line also or you will have a boost leak

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why would you have a boost leak?

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pull it and put it on one of the intake tubes. Mine seems happier empty but when pulling my truck seems happier with it plugged in. Not sure why...

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wuts the best way to plug it. Just like a small cap for a vacuum line?

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Yes that works fine, I used a small bolt!

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Im plugging the line itself or the actual wastegate...hope that wasnt to stupid of a question

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The line. At least that is how I understand it and that is what I did. Pull the red line off the turbo and plug it on one of the intake boots.

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