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    Don't know how long it has been like that but am guessing since I did the thermostat! Which was not yesterday! Was noticing a 'judder/hesitation' sometimes, hopefully this was it. Cleaned the boost sensor for good measure too.

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    Pic taken with my Motorola Defy BTW, uploaded to photobucket with their app, technology is great!!

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    Take it you are refering to the kink in the Boost Hose Rob

    Come to think of it...... I think mine is kinked up similar to that!!!

    Might have a go at cleaning the throttle body and straightening the pipe work up a little and see if it gets rid of the judder (very minute judder)

    Thanks for the pic and hope you get it sorted
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    Cut the ends off a coke* can and then try and wedge it into the hose, to give it some rigidity.


    * Other brands of cola are also available in cans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Damo77 View Post
    Take it you are refering to the kink in the Boost Hose Rob

    Come to think of it...... I think mine is kinked up similar to that!!!

    Might have a go at cleaning the throttle body and straightening the pipe work up a little and see if it gets rid of the judder (very minute judder)

    Thanks for the pic and hope you get it sorted
    Yeah, was quite a kink, pipe was almost flat. Just going to go a run and see if there's any difference.

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    Cut the ends off a coke* can and then try and wedge it into the hose, to give it some rigidity.


    * Other brands of cola are also available in cans.
    lol - Do you work for the BBC??!! Just had to loosen the two ends of the boost pipe then just twist them slightly, hopefully it won't kink up again!

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    Well, bit smoother, started easier but still was returning 52-53mpg like that!

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