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Re: TC Intercooler



WalterDeGroot wrote:
> 
>  I can't see how a blow off protects the turbo
> the engine mabey, but not the turbo.
> 
> Allan
> 
> 
> At 09:04 AM 4/13/98 -0600, you wrote:
> >> Why would you want a blowoff valve?
> >>
> >>IMHO it is just something else that can fail...
> >
> >I had a TC IC on a 86 SVO and I think a Blow off valve would be helpfull.
> >Maybe it was/is just my driving style, but I was constantly getting the
> >boost "bump".  True, it is just another item to fail but on the other-hand
> >it will save your turbo from premature failure...
> >
> >Just my opinion
> >
> >
> >
> >Chris Roth
> >2-SVOs
> >http://www.rothfam.com/svo
> >
> >
> Walter De Groot  wdegroot@ptdprolog.net
> 610-377-8632   fax 610-377-9362
> If you have my AOL address it is not working now
Slamming shut the throttle under boost results in a reverse pressure
wave {like a 'backfire'} that slams back against the turbine vanes with
enough force to be potentially damaging.  Bert