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are the springs all the same or do you get differentones for different gates? the one in ours is a 5psi spring, shimmed to 10 psi but we want to run more but if we shim it too much we are gony lose the movement of it so are wary and would like a spring about 15 psi

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are the springs all the same or do you get differentones for different gates? the one in ours is a 5psi spring, shimmed to 10 psi but we want to run more but if we shim it too much we are gony lose the movement of it so are wary and would like a spring about 15 psi

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You can buy different tension springs - if you search for Rial wastegates (american) you'll find that they also sell a selection of springs.

I don't know what wastegate ur using - but u could speak to matheus ?? My spring is wound in almost full wack and I'm overboosting to 25psi - so thats probably good for 2bar.

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mines is a wee cheap ****ter Matt. isnt adjustable bar changing the spring - although i think i could make it adjustable in work with some simple machining. i'd rather just change the spring though for easiness. gony run an MBC the now, then get an apexi so i suppose its not that big of a deal

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a pic of the one i have



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If you have an electronic boost contoller can you use it to adjust the boost with the external wastegate above the rating of the spring.

I mean could you have a 10 psi spring and still make 15 psi or so
or do you have to have a stronger spring like 20 psi spring and use the boost contoller to run it at 15 psi?
 

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not got an apexi yet but its on the cards when i get back from holiday at the end of the month. spring in it is a 6psi srping, we've shimmed it to ten but i dont want to shim it any further cause its gony start limiting the movement of the valve.

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