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Christer, Good tip, thanks. I'll try it. best, Dave. christer johansson wrote: > Dave > Yes it can be qite tiresome to fit a turbo system to a modern bike > especially if it´s watercooled like Yours! > Have You tried to mount the actuator on the opposit side to normal? > On My old setup (Garrett T3) I used this, then You have to rotate the > wastegate arm 180 degrees. > I´m sorry but i dont know of any cheap separate wastegates, just the > usuall turbocompany stuff. If You go with a separate wastegate try to get > a "big" one around 35mm would do the trick I think. As You will need > to wastegate a lot at high revs. There must be a separate wastegate on > some car as stock equipment?! If I dont remember wrongly I think some > Audi´s used one? > > regards / Christer > > Dave Morrill skrev: > > > Christer, > > Thanks for the reply, I'm fitting the T2 turbo ($300 vs. $1500 for an > > aerocharger) on a CBR600. I have unclipped both sides of the turbo housing > > and twisted/moved it around, as well as moving the actuator assembly > > everywhere I could think of. The turbo itself barely fits. One of my > > requirements is to keep the stock fairing in place, so.... I'm pretty sure I > > am going to have to go to an external wastegate and plumb the exhaust > > manifold for it and move the wastegate near the bottom of the bike. Gonna > > keep on trying. Any wastegate suggestions? > > > > thanks, > > Dave. > > > > christer johansson wrote: > > > > > Hi Dave ,All > > > Why won´t the actuator fit ? It can be moved qite easily if it > > > interferes whit some other components. I have moved the > > > actuator on Schwitzer turbo. I have a aluminum plate welded > > > angeled onto the compressor housing , also the actuator arm > > > has been modified ,lengthened and bent. > > > An internal wastegate is not bad idea, if it flows enough. > > > > > > Best of luck / Christer > > > > > > Dave Morrill skrev: > > > > > > > Hello, > > > > I'm in the process of mounting my turbo/building the exhaust > > > > manifold and am finding that I can't get the built in wastegate actuator > > > > to fit (I'm using a Garrett T-2, has the built in wastegate, but > > > > requires an external actuator) , so I am looking for a stand alone > > > > external wastegate. > > > > > > > > Any suggestions, size is the main concern (smallest is best) and > > > > price is also. I'm planning to run 5-8lbs of boost. > > > > > > > > wdya all suggest? > > > > > > > > thanks, > > > > Dave.