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    Registered User hybrid gti 2's Avatar
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    uppipe leak question

    how do you know if you have a uppie leak. just by the boost gauge or is there other factors that are noticable like cel?

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    Your ears will tell you! Listen for a high pitched shreek under moderate to heavy boost.
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    how hard, like when I would expect to hear the bov? would it sound like whosh or like weeeek. kinda like a kid playing with paper?

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    did you change your uppipe ? under boost you will definitally know... -- if you got a leak ur car is going to sound like crap

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