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I was thinking of testing for boost leaks just to make sure everything is alright. Has anyone done this before on a v8?

Any tips or common leak areas?

Thanks

'03.5 Final Edition Esprit ~ 5.7lbs/hp

mildly modded - 430rwhp, 353rwtq

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You're going to have to plug up lots of things in order to test it really well, but I guess you could resort to coloured smoke at pressure inside the system and hopefully none of it comes out other than that the turbos.

Good luck

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Well, that went well. I ended up going to the hardware store and bought two 2" Fernco Quick Caps

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http://www.fernco.com/plumbing/residential...mbing/qwik-caps

Then I made a hole on one of the caps and put a rubber tire valve stem. I put the caps over the turbo inlets and pressurized the system with a pump. Nothing had to be plugged and nothing leaked.

'03.5 Final Edition Esprit ~ 5.7lbs/hp

mildly modded - 430rwhp, 353rwtq

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