- n. engineering A valve that diverts exhaust gases.
- waste + gate (Wiktionary)
“Mercedes With computer-controlled wastegate valves, variable valve timing on intake and output sides, and a host of other technologies to lighten and quicken the reciprocation, the new " biturbo " unit can generate 536 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque.”
“The older wastegate turbochargers used a very simple mechanism to control the flow of air.”
“Except when you have a particular high stress and high temperature use in mind attaching a wastegate flange to a turbine housing, 1700F operating temperature, at which point you realize all the selections in the store are substandard and differ only in the coatings theyhave.”
“Every time you shift, the wastegate on the turbocharger closes briefly and it sounds like a muffled Formula One racer - music to the ears of any self-respecting gearhead.”
“The wastegate valve, which reduces the pressure in the exhaust system during negative load changes, is vacuum-controlled via an electropneumatic converter.”
“You hear the wastegate gasping, and once i get into 3rd/4th gear you hear it the most.”
“It has a vf39 w/external wastegate and other supporting mods, and once i give it gas in 2nd gear it feels like its choking and not getting enough air or something.”
“Join Date: Jul 2009 my friend wants to sell me his 50 trim turbo, tial 44mm wastegate, dump tube, and up pipe for $1150. is that a good price for all those? the parts have about 5000 miles on them.”
“The wastegate comes with new air fittings and a new fire ring.”
“I replaced it while diagnosing a boost problem that ended up not being the wastegate.”
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