Advantages and Disadvantages of dumping to the Atmosphere (wastegate) - Honda-Tech


Advantages and Disadvantages of dumping to the Atmosphere (wastegate)

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-23-2006, 09:32 PM   #1
Honda-Tech Member
Thread Starter
 
aleks77's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Vancouver BC and Blaine WA, Ca/USA
Posts: 811
Default Advantages and Disadvantages of dumping to the Atmosphere (wastegate)

hey guys just wondering if the only advantage of dumping to the Atmosphere is quicker spool up time, and the disadvantages are; noise, and you will get spit fire every now and then?

Which is a better setup? if you dont care about the noise....
aleks77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2006, 01:39 AM   #2
Honda-Tech Member
 
Finland's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Phoenix Arizona
Posts: 1,740
Default Re: Advantages and Disadvantages of dumping to the Atmosphere (aleks77)

Quote:
Originally Posted by aleks77
hey guys just wondering if the only advantage of dumping to the Atmosphere is quicker spool up time, and the disadvantages are; noise, and you will get spit fire every now and then?

Which is a better setup? if you dont care about the noise....
the dump tube configuration should not affect spool because it would be physically impossible for the wastegate valve to open before spooling. The turbo will have already spooled up prior to the wastegate valve opening. If you're just running on th e spring, then obviously the gate will start opening just before target boost pressure is achieved, but technically the turbo will have already spooled.

How much power are you trying to make? I feel that as long as you can meet your power goals you should keep your dump tube recirculated into the main exhaust pipe. With my setup, I initially had the wastegate dumping to atmosphere..it stunk, it sounded horrible, and just was not worth it.

Ultimately it's your choice. You may not care about the noise now, but you might change your mind after a while of having your car sound like a big moped.
Finland is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kpro vs Aem ecu jceltalentoso Engine Management and Tuning 3 05-16-2014 06:53 PM
Air Suspension? PARADOX_sf Suspension & Brakes 12 01-06-2011 04:14 PM
What are the advantages and disadvantages of an internal wastegate? bsmith100 Forced Induction 5 11-30-2008 08:27 PM
External Fuel Pump envee Honda Civic / Del Sol (1992 - 2000) 6 02-24-2007 06:08 PM
gsr pistons in a ls block someone help please sadcivic Tech / Misc 6 09-25-2003 08:00 AM


Tags
advantage, advantages, atmosphere, atmosphirc, benefits, change, disadvantages, dump, dumping, powered, recirculation, technology, tube, vbulletin, wastegate

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:04 AM.



Honda and the Honda marquee are registered trademarks of the American Honda Motor Company, Inc. Neither American Honda Motor Company nor its subsidiaries or affiliates shall bear any responsibility for Honda-Tech.com content, comments, or advertising. Honda-Tech.com is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Company in any way. American Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse Honda-Tech.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.