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s60 2.4 t5 2006 B5244T5 wastegate setting

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Hello, i adjusted my wastegate according to the vida specifications. 0.7 bar, 7mm travel with digital gauges and accurate.
With this settings the car is overboosting.
I reduced the preload step by step, now with three turns lower then the vida spec its working without overboosting. The base pressure without TCV is now 6.5 psi, 0.45 bar.
With TCV connected the car boosts to 14-15 psi 0.95- 1.0 bar. I think this is for a stock software to much, but it works good without stutters or anything.

Can anyone provide me the correct base pressure with TCV disconnected, that i can adjust it perfect.

I think it stands in the ecu software but there is no way for me to look at it.

PS the car has the m66 manual Transmission.

Many Thanks
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Sounds like the car is tuned. What kind of fuel economy are you getting?
I drive the car with 10liter/100km (62,13 miles). That should be 23,5 miles per gal. But i live in a mountainous area. My d5 s60 consumed with the same road profile 7l/100km of Diesel.
That’s well above average for elevation change driving. I’d suspect a tune, that’s likely why you’re hitting 1 bar.

What color are the injectors?
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