How did it keep running? - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


Prefabbed Turbo Kits A place to discuss prefabricated turbo kits on the market
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-23-2007, 02:14 PM   #1
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 125
Total Cats: 0
Default How did it keep running?

Anyone care to tell me how this thing kept running? I drove home with it like this, about 3 miles. I went around a corner and hit the gas. I heard it pop off and thought the blow off valve had broken due to the whistling that was coming from the engine. It was still running so I didn't figure a hose had come off and kept driving until I was home. It would not idle but as long as you kept the revs above 1500 it would run. When I opened the hood this is what I found. I heard the clamp fall out about a mile from the house.


Last edited by Racer46; 03-23-2007 at 02:24 PM.
Racer46 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2007, 02:19 PM   #2
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 257
Total Cats: 0
Default

lol, the funny thing is i was trying to tune the other day and i had two intercooler popping episodes, everytime i hear a pop and a damp metallic whack i pull over and sure enough intercooler piping. sometimes the pipe is kind of aiming in the right direction and will supply enough air and sometimes its just totally pointing the wrong way.
shinobix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-2007, 02:22 PM   #3
y8s
2 Props,3 Dildos,& 1 Cat
iTrader: (8)
 
y8s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Fake Virginia
Posts: 19,038
Total Cats: 407
Default

it would run the same way your stock car would run....

probably:
-the turbo was pulling enough air through the AFM to keep it happy (enough to run)
-the motor was still sucking air into the intake
-the turbo was blowing air all over your engine compartment.

why is it bad?

no filter
no control over air / fuel
y8s is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Project Gemini - Turbo Civic on the Cheap Full_Tilt_Boogie Build Threads 59 12-15-2017 09:00 PM
Changing from 460cc to flow force 610cc in diypnp 90 Turbo MEGAsquirt 19 10-19-2015 04:23 PM
Back to Stock Part Out!! Turbo Parts, MS2 Enhanced 01-05, Suspension, and MOAR! StratoBlue1109 Miata parts for sale/trade 16 10-02-2015 10:39 AM
Time to start learning and play with tuning The Gleas MEGAsquirt 3 10-01-2015 10:30 AM
Got bad Crank Angle Sensor and Random Misfire codes, but runs fine. Greasyman General Miata Chat 2 09-28-2015 11:44 AM


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:16 AM.