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Old 11-02-2007, 01:02 PM   #21
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People not running PCV's (just little breather filters), are you worried about sludge building up inside your engine? I am running a catch can to the PCV line so I don't get goo in the inside of my new intake, but still using the pcv valve to suck out any sludgy vabors.
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well, are you talking about the passenger or driver's side? cuz i HAVE a pcv on the passenger's side, but a breather on the driver's side (laziness on my part, i need ot put a port on my preturbo intake tube and plumb it properly...)
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People not running PCV's (just little breather filters), are you worried about sludge building up inside your engine? I am running a catch can to the PCV line so I don't get goo in the inside of my new intake, but still using the pcv valve to suck out any sludgy vabors.
If you build up sludge then you aren't boosting enough.
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True I have the PCV on the passenger side and an open hole on the driver's side.
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I plugged the passenger side and will only be running a catch can on the breather on the driver side, which I have also modded for higher flow.
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Old 11-02-2007, 02:15 PM   #26
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Nice, pretty sure that is Tims kit, i had no idea you were getting it off him if so.
Yah. I wasn't planning on selling it but I'm working on something 'different' and money in the pocket is always better than dusty parts in storage. Plus this way i'll be able to install it correctly and keep track of it. And I think it's a killer auto-X setup if he sets up TPS referenced boost control like I did with the AEM. I will also see what a larger intercooler, i/c piping, 99 head and intake do for power, see if that stuff is worth the effort and cost.
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last time that happened to me, the oil landed on my header and burst into flames. I was in the middle of nowhere at 1am in the morning with my engine bay on fire. Luckily a passerby had a bottle of Mtn. Dew and i was able to get the fire out No BS!!!

(ps, how much power did you end up getting from the MSM turbo?)
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When I cracked cylinder 4 piston at a track event, the JRSC I had at the time pressurized the crankcase, blew out the dipstick, flung oil all over the header, caught fire, thank goodness a corner worker was within 3 seconds of me to put it out. Only fried an O2 sensor wire. Was a real PITA to clean off the extinguisher powder.

If you're running the PCV and just have a filter on the other end you are sucking in unmetered air into the intake. Doesn't affect things if you deleted the MAF or AFM. If you have the MAF or AFM intact, then plugging the PCV and running the other hose to the turbo inlet pipe before the meter would be a better idea. No unmetered air that way.
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last time that happened to me, the oil landed on my header and burst into flames. I was in the middle of nowhere at 1am in the morning with my engine bay on fire. Luckily a passerby had a bottle of Mtn. Dew and i was able to get the fire out No BS!!!

(ps, how much power did you end up getting from the MSM turbo?)
never got a chance to dyno it unfortunately.
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