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Old 06-03-2006, 09:59 AM   #1
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Mark just got Staged

So yesterday I went outside and there was a box on my door alot sooner than I thought. Jak had sent out the ECU the day before I paid him which was really trusting. I dropped what I was doing, took out the glovebox connected the Stage 3 put the carpet back in place and went out for a run. I hit 14.5-15 psi in 2nd-4th and was WTF. Then it hit me right away, I never took my MBC+A out so boost was still limited, duh. I pulled over and took it out and reconnected all the lines back to stock, luckally I had prepared for the ecu and had the stock hoses in my trunk and in about 5 min was back in business. Right now with the stock wastegate its opening early and cannot clamp under full boost, right now Im hitting about 17-18psi in 2nd and about 20 in 3rd and 5th. I havent done a 5th gear WOT run yet. The power comes on smooth and builds up like it should. The car feels totally different and has that pull back that was there when you first get on the go peddle the first time you drive a turbo car. Im looking into helper spring to help keep the wastegate closed under full boost till I can throw down for the Forge Actuator.

As of now, Im not having any issues and no CELs at the upper RPMs.

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Old 06-03-2006, 10:11 AM   #2
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Good shit.. yea you need that spring/ actuator. Now i just need to get some money for a VIC and run your ASS!!! lol
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Old 06-03-2006, 10:22 AM   #3
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Good shit.. yea you need that spring/ actuator. Now i just need to get some money for a VIC and run your ASS!!! lol
F that, before you got your actuator I could run with your stg 3 and all I had was hardware, now your done once I get my actuator.
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sounds pretty freakin awsome!

Im curious how your car handles it b/c i wanna figure out if it was stage 3 that cooked up my t25 or if it really was a bad one

i guess im assuming thats what u have in your car. am i right?
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Old 06-03-2006, 01:51 PM   #6
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the s/w did not cook your turbo...listen to me like you should have about the turbo being toast in the first place



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lol i fully believe you dont worry nate im just curious.
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Yeah I have the T25 in right now.
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F that, before you got your actuator I could run with your stg 3 and all I had was hardware, now your done once I get my actuator.
I have no idea what your talkin about..lol. I think your delusional.

Your lucky i wasn't able to get that spring tonight, buster. Just cause you three wheeled at Carlisle and are now tuned doesn't make your Stage "Whatever" faster than my 2 door hottness.
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