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This is a discussion on divided/ open wastegate within the Engine Modifications forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I'm not sure if anyone is making an open dump wastegate set up for factory turbo/ turbo location 08-13 wrx's ...

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    Divided Open Wastegate

    I'm not sure if anyone is making an open dump wastegate set up for factory turbo/ turbo location 08-13 wrx's yet, I know they have divided and undivided but do they have an open dump? If there is no such animal and a few people on here are interested I'll fab a few up.
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    Do wha? Are you talking about downpipes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Donkey View Post
    Do wha? Are you talking about downpipes?
    Sorry, yes I'm talking about downpipes,didn't have my coffee yet when I posted this, I was impulse thinking on the way to work.

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    The only thing they would provide is more noise and a better chance for boost issues. That's why everyone uses an EWG up-pipe combo instead.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Donkey View Post
    The only thing they would provide is more noise and a better chance for boost issues. That's why everyone uses an EWG up-pipe combo instead.
    +1

    I doubt you'll see any worth gains outside of the noise. Also - it would require you to get another downpipe if you switch to an EWG down the road.
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    I'm not seeing how you would seal the turbine exit from the IWG exit on a stock location turbo.. the divorced ones aren't really sealed off, so if you made it dump you would have a massive exhaust leak all of the time, not just when the flapper opens.

    Not to mention all the problems 3rd gen owners have with boost creep. This sounds like a perfect way to all but guarantee creep.

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    If I wanted to machine it to keep the two separated, I could. But after thinking about this idea for a week, it doesn't seem logical to waste my time to keep them separated just for an open dump setup.

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