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so after installing my new te-44 i confirmed that my stock wastegate puck is too small to cover the new wastegate completely and therefore the car is having a very hard time building boost as all the air escapes. did anyone else have this problem wehn upgrading their turbo? i cant seem to find a new wastegate puck anywhere let alone a larger than stock one. any suggestions? i dont really wanna start modifying the stock one (i guess i would have to weld a washer on it or something) and i am not in the market for a new downpipe yet cuz im broke lol. any thoughts would be great
 

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Wow. That site used to be easy to find stuff. Now it's impossible.

This plate will allow you to drill the hole exactly where you want it. Looks like it's 34 clams. Part number #RJC-DPBOP
 

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http://www.rjcracing.com/rjctemp/product_imagefiles/dps_and_exhaust_files/3DPF_006sm.jpg

I was thinking something
like this because if I go with the plate and drill my own hole I would still have to be the same size as the stock one because I am limted due to my puck size so I'm thinkinthis whole w/g assembly might be better with the bigger puck. Now will this just bolt in between the stock elbo and he turbo?? Will the downpipe still line up?? I'm dieing o feel this new turbo pull. I am honestly at the point where I think I could just weld a washer or something to my stock puck to make it bigger. Anyone tried this before?? It sounds
good in theory
 

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I don't believe that will work because it will then close at an angle and not seal...takes a larger puck, or a downpipe with a larger puck built in.
 

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A new oversize puck & new rod are still the easiest IMO.
 

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That's sounds like it makes sense not seating sp it looks like I'm ordering a new puck I can't wait to actually feel this turbo spool. Thanks guys for the help!!
 

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FWIW on mine when I first got the turbo it was boost creeping and getting KR.

So I ported teh hole/contoured/etc and it brought the boost down

When I put the alky in the max boost I coul dget was 20-21 psi. My porting was not the best and the hole was a lil big and hampering max boost/letting exh energy past the turbine.

Long story short the thin RJC plate fixed my problem.
good luck:6::headbang:
 

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A new oversize puck & new rod are still the easiest IMO.
X2, I bought the stainless steel puck assembly from RJC and had it tack welded in my ATR downpipe because of the wastegate getting stuck open, it's been great ever since. I believe the puck size is 1.375"
 

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i ordered the plate from RJC so after i install it, i'll go for a rip and see what happens, i need to get rid of these tires to make way for some drag radials
 
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