EGR ok to block here?

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EGR ok to block here?

Post by In XS 7 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:44 pm

Hello guys, like the tittle said: It is ok to temporary block off the EGR here at the actual valve or remove the valve and plug the pipe here? I want to plug it at the exhaust manifold but I can't remove the pipe there, I will keep trying but till I succeed I wonder if I can plug the EGR valve here.
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Re: EGR ok to block here?

Post by turboplz » Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:43 pm

Yup, that's where people usually block off. I've done the coke can thing as well as made up a block off plate. Both worked just fine.
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Re: EGR ok to block here?

Post by xr89 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:47 pm

Yes you can plug it there.
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Re: EGR ok to block here?

Post by John Brennan » Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:11 pm

A nickel will fit exactly into the hole with a few taps of a hammer, if 'ya just gotta get rid of the EGR, and will allow you to re-activate it if it ever becomes necessary, or desired. Best thing about it is it only costs a nickel!
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Re: EGR ok to block here?

Post by In XS 7 » Sun Aug 11, 2013 1:52 am

:thumb Thanks to all of you Gentlemen. I am fabbing a plate out of a stainless steel plate I have around here. :cheers
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T5, NPR IC, PIMP ECU, Walbro 255, Dual piston BOV, Manual BC, 3" exhaust, One piece Aluminum drive-shaft, mc2 LSD, Boport 1.5 cam, Ported and polish head, big valves, 80# injectors, Bob's log, (soon HY35).

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