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Old 04-18-2008, 09:42 PM   #121
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Also, I believe the black "tank" is your charcoal filter and should be connected to the fuel vent purge valve which then connects the vacuum side of the TS on the bottom of the intake elbow so it sees vacuum.
If you still have your install manual, picture number 30 shows the Fuel vent purge valve. The vaccum connection is a quick disconnect fitting shown in picture 138 which is a 3/8 line that goes under the car.
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Old 04-18-2008, 09:53 PM   #122
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The vaccum lines in pictures 1 and 2 were connected to the intake as shown in the install manual in picture 41.

I guess the only question is where did the "blank tank" connect to originally? And isn't it the exhaust flap gizmo??
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Old 04-18-2008, 09:56 PM   #123
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For the gauge, you'll just have to T into something. Probably the FPR, but don't quote me on that. I've only worked on turbo'd cars, not S/Cd.

As for the first picture, if it just went into the intake, it can PROBABLY just T in somewhere as well.
Just an FYI for others....ESS specifically states to not connect anything to the vaccum line Labeled "original fuel pressure regulator" other than the original fuel pressure regulator. A boost gauge needs to be connected to the other vaccum fitting
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Old 04-18-2008, 10:12 PM   #124
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Ahhhhhhhhhhh....figured it out! The EGR valve actuator is snapped! The EGR valve vaccum line connects to this acuator and then the ACTUATOR vaccum line connects to the manifold.

This would have been a vaccum leak!

Thanks for the help guys, forced me to look real hard at it!

Guess I will need to get a new one ASAP



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Old 04-19-2008, 12:20 AM   #125
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Connecticut Law Is In Effect....sounds scary
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What is Connecticut Law? Educate me Stuart.
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Sounds good Fran im glad you looked over everything before getting everything together and then finding a problem...

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Old 04-19-2008, 08:06 AM   #128
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What is Connecticut Law? Educate me Stuart.
Look at the piece of paper in the pic of the broken actuator.

In Connecticut, we have to submit an application to the State in order to suck more air through our intakes......depending on the volume of air, the appropraite tax then gets levied.

Never year they are implimenting the "Air we Breathe" Tax......
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Old 04-19-2008, 08:15 AM   #129
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I was reading the paperwork in the PIC

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Look at the piece of paper in the pic of the broken actuator.

In Connecticut, we have to submit an application to the State in order to suck more air through our intakes......depending on the volume of air, the appropraite tax then gets levied.

Never year they are implimenting the "Air we Breathe" Tax......
Really??? wtf...that is some funny isht
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Just messin with ya on both accounts....
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Old 04-20-2008, 12:27 PM   #131
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nice, almost got me on that FI Tax!
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Got a little bit of work done today......

Gotta say, this panel was not at all fun to get back in.


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I got my faceplate back from the machine shop....talk about tight tolerances, there were just a few millimeters of aluminum at the bottom of the facelplate once the holes were made.

Tim......I still don't know how you accomplished this with a dremel!
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Old 04-21-2008, 04:37 PM   #138
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Fran - is it running yet?
Getting closer Stuart......by weeks end at the latest!

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nice, almost got me on that FI Tax!
Scary part is it's almost very believable! Better delete my post before the politicans buy into by idea!
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FYI, I have the hole drilled as it is required for the TS3 kit. The Performance BMW intake costs a pretty penny, so AJ said it wasn't worth it and just instructed us to have the airbox drilled.

BTW, what email address are you emailing AJ at? I have sent him a couple of emails, but have yet to hear back from him.

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FYI, I have the hole drilled as it is required for the TS3 kit. The Performance BMW intake costs a pretty penny, so AJ said it wasn't worth it and just instructed us to have the airbox drilled.

BTW, what email address are you emailing AJ at? I have sent him a couple of emails, but have yet to hear back from him.

I sent you his email via PM.... thanks for the photo, I am headed to the garage to rip that hole!

I was contemplating the BMW Performance Intake myself, it is too much money.....
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