Single Turbo Discussion Area for discussing single turbo RX-7's.

Wastgate Problems

Old 02-05-2004, 08:47 AM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Winston Salem, NC
Posts: 104
Default

I have an Apexi single turbo system with Apexi racing wastegate. I want more control over my boost pressure but this wastegate is minimum of 10PSI. Can this be modified to adjust to lower pressures?



If not, what other company is good that I can adjust to low boost pressures? I mean, as low as 2-3 psi, but I still want to be able to push 16-18 psi when I want. I drive this car in ice and snow, so I need to be able to adjust the psi as low as possible to keep control in bad weather.



Thanks
sweet93 is offline  
Old 02-05-2004, 08:51 AM
  #2  
DUB
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 568
Default

I would say, right foot mod...single shouldn't come on line so fast you loose control??? but what do I know.



good luck finding a gate that ranges 2-18psi.
DUB is offline  
Old 02-05-2004, 10:50 AM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Tulsa, OK
Posts: 3,346
Default

Yeah, use the gas pedal to keep the boost down. If its icey and snowy, you should only be feathering the pedal anyways. I could go stop light to stop light all day without even getting into the boost if I wanted to.
94touring is offline  
Old 02-05-2004, 07:01 PM
  #4  
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Bedford,Tx
Posts: 38
Default

I am using a Tial 46mm wastegate with a 3# spring in it. For higher boost I use the boost controller.
T2 vert is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
bebiracer
RX-7 & RX-8 Parts For Sale & Wanted
20
02-14-2007 08:20 AM
Crusader_9x
Single Turbo Discussion
4
02-24-2004 08:38 PM
The Blue Bomber
2nd Generation Specific
8
10-31-2002 04:08 PM
firstgenjohn
Insert BS here
1
12-06-2001 12:30 PM
Rotaryman88
Insert BS here
7
12-03-2001 09:01 PM
Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Wastgate Problems


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.