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chris_lgt 11-16-2012 04:53 PM

VF40 issue, could use some help
I have a vf40. I am pretty sure its the stock turbo so its got 108k on it. the internal waste gate isn't closing. i'm wondering if I have any options besides buying a new/used turbo. https://mail-attachment.googleuserco...sr3dcDb7zCNjwE

HAMMER DOWN 11-16-2012 10:07 PM

Call Bryan @ BNR.

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Thanks for all the support. I will be glad to answer any questions you have about the product.

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President of BNR Supercars LLC


iNVAR 11-16-2012 11:28 PM

Gotta ask, what do you mean that it's not closing?

c-lo 11-17-2012 05:34 AM

rebuilt from 1/2 the cost of a new and more reliable then a used. and if your core is good $100 back

Max Capacity 11-17-2012 12:25 PM


Originally Posted by iNVAR (Post 4162434)
Gotta ask, what do you mean that it's not closing?

I think HAMMERDOWN has the same issue. Ask him if he's fixed his yet.

But I do see he has the link for you. So may he did.

HAMMER DOWN 11-17-2012 04:12 PM

My waste gate is moving right, but still work ok.

xt2005bonbon 11-21-2012 08:46 AM


Originally Posted by HAMMER DOWN (Post 4163070)

How did you know you had a problem with your wastegate? Were you getting overboost and/or hearing some rattling?

HAMMER DOWN 11-21-2012 09:56 AM

I didn't, I was inspecting the turbo when I was install new DP. Looking back, this could be why it was a little sluggish off the line (very little, if you didn't drive the car very day from new, you'll never notice.) & my peak boost was down .5 psi. from 16.2 psi., but was still hitting target 15.5 psi.

Sense then I went stage2+ at 174k & was custom tuned with this issue. Still hitting target & peak boost numbers 35k later.


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