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Feb 5, 9:09am - #97760 
Turbo prob...?

So i was driving on the freeway, and pulled up next to a car and let off the gas for the blow-off valve to hit. I then stomped on the gas, and took off, but all of a suden my CEL came on for like 2 sec. then went off. I dont have any boost now??? Motor runs fine, but its like I have a vac line off or somthing. The turbo spools, but only produces power until about 5000 then the engine cuts it off like hitting a rev limiter? WTF is going on.???


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Feb 5, 9:13am - #97761 
no clue, but i hope whoever does know will tell you that its an easy fix, if not, damn that sucks


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Feb 5, 9:19am - #97762 
sounds like X-S really f'ed you. that sucks that your having all these problems.

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Feb 5, 10:51am - #97763 
I'm taking my car to passen now. I hope its some easy shit.. Wathc them tell me i blew my motor or soem bull shit. Smaay and I will have to get the law suit shit going..

Ill let you all know later whats up...


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Feb 5, 11:06am - #97764 
damn... this xs kit seems to have nothing but problems.

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Feb 5, 11:29am - #97765 
whos had problems with it before? i havent heard anything bad about it yet?`


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Feb 5, 11:40am - #97766 
damn that sucks!
i dont think you blew your motor though...
does your car smoke now? do you have oil
coming out your pcv valve?
it might be low oil pressure or low oil to no oil.

i remember my old car was burning oil and i didnt know
and when i floored it it wouldnt go past 5500rpms sounded like i was hitting the rev limiter. pulled over popped the Hood sure enough 0 oil on the dip stick!


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Feb 5, 11:47am - #97767 
Does it build any pressure above 5k rpm or does the pressure just drop?


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Feb 5, 2:05pm - #97768 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
damn... this xs kit seems to have nothing but problems.


XS= thumbsdown


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Feb 5, 2:17pm - #97769 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
damn... this xs kit seems to have nothing but problems.

Eh i don't know, all these problems seem to be installation related. Or at least that what it sounds like.


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Feb 5, 2:22pm - #97770 
Originally Posted by RicePowered
sounds like X-S really f'ed you. that sucks that your having all these problems.


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Feb 5, 2:58pm - #97771 
that is y i am waiting for the Stafford Fabrications turbo sounds more promising plus better customer service, never trusted XS, hope everything works out for you though!


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Feb 5, 3:53pm - #97772 
Alright got the car back. The damn line to the boost gauge came off and was leaking boost/vac so the engine didnt know what to do. Everything is OK, 120$ later (FUCKKKKK)

thanx for the advice guys, also i geuss they hooked me up and installed the turbo timer free.


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Feb 5, 4:06pm - #97773 
glad you got things taken care of

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Feb 5, 4:07pm - #97774 
Originally Posted by SHI_GTS
Alright got the car back. The damn line to the boost gauge came off and was leaking boost/vac so the engine didnt know what to do. Everything is OK, 120$ later (FUCKKKKK)

thanx for the advice guys, also i geuss they hooked me up and installed the turbo timer free.


awsome about the timer thumbsup

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