European adventures in a 200 turbo

Richard van der Hoff quattro at
Wed Sep 7 23:23:26 PDT 2011

Noted, and great suggestion. First thing we'll check after breakfast :)



On 07/09/2011 23:02, esanborn at wrote:
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> On Sep 7, 2011 5:01 PM, Richard van der Hoff
> <quattro at> wrote:
>  >Hi Eric,
>  >On 07/09/2011 19:23, Eric Sanborn wrote:
>  >> Tear/leak in hoses on pressure side of turbo? Michelin Man hose?
>  >Possible, haven't had a chance to have a good look yet (will have a poke
>  >in daylight tomorrow) - but wouldn't that screw up the idle?
> My 4000 with a KH turbo had occasional problems with the MM hose. It
> would run like a dream until I built boost and then it would fall on its
> face. It would come right back after I let off. The hose was together
> enough to hold vacuum, but when it expanded slightly under boost it
> would open and vent air making the car very rich.
> I suggested it partly because it is easy to check. Just feel around with
> your finger for any holes.
> -Eric

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