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Old 10-02-2008, 06:54 PM   #21  
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Originally Posted by Joe Perez View Post

Well, except the MS6 part.

But I just really prefer the diaphragm design over the piston design in general. It lacks the potential for failure due to contamination or lubrication failure that plagues many piston-type valves. Keeping the sealing part separate from the flowing part makes a lot of sense from a design-reliability standpoint.
Now I'm kind of wondering how well my fake SSQV will perform under boost.. Can't decide which I wanna put on the miata.
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Old 10-10-2008, 07:45 AM   #22  
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I took mine apart and cleaned it all out, and put some graphite in it, but it was still really hard to move, so I took out the rubber O-ring that fit just above the horn and now it works really well. Doesn't seem to leak at all and it opens when it's supposed to.
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