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Old 06-03-2007, 12:31 AM   #1
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So I just finished installing my starion intercooler with custom 2.5 inch piping but the car bogs when driving especially when i turn on the a/c. It runs fine if you ease the gas but if you try to pound it, it will start bogging. What could cause this? I checked the couplers again and they all seem to be tight and snug. Also I have a turboxs bov and it doesnt seem to be working or blowing off. Any suggestions on what I should do???
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I think the BOV might not be holding in order to blow off it has to hold back first tighten the BOV
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BOV is welded on, but could the spring rate be the problem?? I'm running stock boost and maybe the BOV is made for higher boost??
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Spring rate is what i mean make the spring tighter so it wont let anything leak out. your problem is it is set of to low a boost as in none.
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how do you do that?? my friend suggested i go to home depot and buy a softer spring.
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Old 06-03-2007, 05:26 PM   #6
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do you have a vacuum gauge?

booging sounds like fuel/spark.
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just checked my bov it's not it cuz i plugged the hole and still bogs. this is such a big headache! spark plugs are fine and put in fuel injector cleaner.
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+1 Braineack

Sounds like a fuel delivery problem. A vacuum leak would also screw with your idling AFs.
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Fuel lines incorrectly hooked up the the Vortech?
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