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Old 04 Jun 2008, 09:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey there just wondering if anyone could answer a question for me. i have a 97 wrx import . it only seems to be running 8-9 psi is this normal what is the normal psi
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Old 05 Jun 2008, 11:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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does sound a bit low, is it an auto? also how do you know its only running that level of boost?
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Old 05 Jun 2008, 05:40 PM   #3 (permalink)
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hey tidgy thanks for the reply. its a manual and the boost guage is only reading about 8 psi and it feels like there is dam all kick in it
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Old 06 Jun 2008, 09:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi mate my std uk classic(i know its not wrx)holds about 13/14 peaks about 15/16 psi
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Yeah mine is a 97 uk classic and it used to hold around 13 psi before the remap so 8 does sound a bit low. You probably have an air leak somewhere or the boost solenoid is sticking open. Try giving it a clean with some carb cleaner etc.
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Old 06 Jun 2008, 05:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
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thaks guys il take a check of leaks and clean the solinoid and see what happens
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Old 07 Jun 2008, 12:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
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hey guys went last night and cleaned my boost solinoid and lines with break cleaner. its still reading the same boost but its getting to full boost a lot faster now
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Old 07 Jun 2008, 01:03 PM   #8 (permalink)
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strange, who do you use to do your mechanical work?
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Old 07 Jun 2008, 07:09 PM   #9 (permalink)
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anything that was ever really done on it i done it myself
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