This thread is 3 years old, so I would hope the guy found his answer.
It's a good idea for someone who's going to work on their own Mk5 to buy a triple square bit set. You'll have plenty of uses for them.
If I throw a plastic zip tie on there, what value should I be shooting for to test for an improvement?
I got a chance to take the intake off this past week and was able to see that the current gunk buildup is nowhere near as bad as it was last time. It is definitely nowhere near clogging up the...
Ran the "Charge Pressure Control" test. High value 1122 mbar, low value 938.4 mbar for a difference of 183.6 mbar.
I guess that means the turbo stop screw is right where it should be?
I have snapshots of the test if you need to see them. Also ran the EGR test along with it, but I don't know...
Well I have done exactly nothing to the turbo since owning the car, so it's worth my time to look into it to see if it's healthy. I've checked MAP levels with VCDS in the past and they looked ok to me, but I guess I'm not 100% sure what counts as "ok".
Thanks so much for that info, Henrick. I will certainly look into the turbo.
As for the EGR, I did in fact replace it with a new one and the hissing noise that I was mistaken for a "normal" noise went away completely.
I believe the brakes are fine, but will check them again anyways to be sure...
You have to host the pictures to the internet. There are plenty of photo hosting sites popular nowadays (imgur, photobucket, etc). Then you use the URL they give you and surround it with brackets. Clicking the Insert Image button above your textbox will automatically add the [IMG] tags to your URL.