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Re: Intercooler

On Mon, 22 Sep 1997, Gary Morrell wrote:

> Owners of '93 and up RX-7 twin turbos have also had trouble with intake hoses
> popping off under boost, especially when the throttle is closed abruptly under
> high boost, which generates a pressure spike in the intake plumbing. Many are
> now using T-bar hose clamps, which can sustain higher clamp loads then worm
> drive clamps. These aren't generally a hardware store item, look for them at a
> good hydraulic hose supply.
Couldn't they fix the prob with a decent bypass valve?  I'm sure those
spikes arent good for the compressor!

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