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    just swapped wastegates, springs are sooo different..pics

    Well, decided to try it and rebuild both stock wastegates withe the wrx ones i got from Hyde. (great guy btw). well, since i have two wrx waste gates that are the same, i figured to try and rbuild them. well, first, pulled apart the stock and then the wrx and couldnt believe the difference. swapped em out and makes quite a bit of difference. here is a pic of the two springs. the smaller (and thinner) is the mitsu. The wrx was alot stiffer too and when i get my exhaust housings back I will put it all back together and hopefully it holds together. the banging and crimping is a bitch but all in all i think i did a good job. we shall see



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    lol stocker vs 19t

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    wow guess no one cares about this? Hmm..

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    What psi is the WRX wastegate set to?

    OEM 9b is 6 pounds...I think.

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    WRX is 9lbs
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    Why do some people weld waste gates shut?

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    External wastegates. My 3SX td05 kit has externals.

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