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Old 02-20-2012, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by bimmerteck View Post
I believe your on the right track, although it looks good installed you will likely find that the PCV valve from the 1.8T is not a good match for your motor due to it being engineered for a forced induction application.

The valve you're using was never meant to regulate manifold vacuum as the 1.8T uses the suction within the turbo's intake for PCV function, not manifold vacuum.

Yea I figured since it's from a forced induction unit it would not be like on a NA application. I returned the valve and swapped in one that I found at the parts store that fit in 5/8" hose.
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