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It is quite likely the work performed has introduced a subtle air leak that only manifests itself under high boost. Pressurizing the intake tract with the car off will help you identify the source of the leak. A hose fitting that isn't honked down all the way will exhibit this kind of behavior under boost. I like how Jafro figured out the source of his ...


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The car usually has trouble starting on the first try. It'll start and immediately stall. If it's warm out, I can pump the gas pedal once and it starts up fine. Otherwise, it might take a couple more tries and I have to let it warm up for 30 sec. to a minute before I can drive off (otherwise it stalls as soon as I put it in gear and push on the ...


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The culprit in this specific case was the steering pump pulley - it developed a slight play along the axis and the auxiliary belt started rubbing the sides of the pulley ridges. Since no one has a more comprehensive answer for similar issues I can try answering it myself now that I am more knowledgeable in this area. Causes of the noise The auxiliary ...



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