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    Ive seen a few articles on this subject on tinternet but i was just wondering what the benefits are from doing this, does it increase performance at all? Also where is the EGR found on the 2.2 dti?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mugualigwian View Post
    Ive seen a few articles on this subject on tinternet but i was just wondering what the benefits are from doing this, does it increase performance at all? Also where is the EGR found on the 2.2 dti?
    Its only on petrols isnt it??

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    No idea

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    Many years ago when I had Peugeots and Citroens and EGRs were first fitted, I always used to get a flat spot when pulling away. In those days you simply unplugged the connector at the EGR (usually on the bulkhead) and that stopped the EGR from dumping loads of hot exhaust gases back into the engine. In effect, it shut the valve off in the closed position. Don't know if this is possible now as I've not had diesels for a few years.

    As an aside, mpg and performance also improved with the EGR disconnected. Why on earth, apart from emissions, would you put hot gases back in to the engine when we all know that the more cold, dense air you give the engine, the better and not the other way round.

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    On that note, investing in a blanking plate would be worthwhile! Now...
    1. Is there one on the 2.2 dti?
    2. Where is it?

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    This could be intresting want to see where this goes..

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    Ive emailled someone about fabricating a blanking plate, now i just need a reply, and also to know where the egr is and if its on the dti

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    Be good to see if it works.

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    2 years ago i was at an Rolling Road day at Jamsport Northampton with VVOC, and a guy had a 2.5 V6 Vectra B(Tekkie was his user name, different one to on here though), He did 2 runs, one with the EGR blanked off, one without. Both runs came out at 197bhp.

    Dont know if the same is applicable to the diesels or not tho'.

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    Does anybody know where it is? I need to know for next week as im going to get my lowering springs fitted and will have this done as well

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