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Old 06-07-2010, 05:53 PM   #19 (permalink)
PaleMelanesian
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Originally Posted by Daox View Post
It doesn't matter how much boost you're running. It matters how much fuel you're burning and how hot the exhaust manifold/turbo is getting.
I thought EGT was roughly correlated to boost level. Can someone with an EGT gauge clarify what conditions lead to high EGT?

Edit: some internet reading tells me that EGT is related to the amount of FUEL used, more than boost.
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